St. Patrick, Irishness & Identity

13th March 2021 OOI 0

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.

Beware Your Enemies, Lest You Become Like Them

1st February 2021 OOI 0

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.