The creation of a modern ‘sense of self’ for Ireland is proposed. James Joyce is the ideal icon to represent this change.
A radically new paradigm of identity is presented in answer to President Higgins’ call for a redefinition of ‘Irishness’
Saint Patrick, Irish heritage and post-independence perspectives on ‘Irishness’ are linked. What is difficult to comprehend is how they relate to universal identity. This article explains the importance of separating identity from our “sense of self”. They are not the same thing.
Professor Randall Smith’s feature is the first external article of Our Own Identity’s website. It has been selected because it deals with a key issue that is blighting all Western society, namely the gulf between ideologies and the lack of dialogue between them.
Is the term “The European Union” no longer a legitimate title for the EU? After all, as from 1st January 2021 there are two “European Unions” (The EU and The United Kingdom).