Unionist representation in Irish politics would be neither regressive nor anachronistic, but a welcome step forward for all.
Since the start of the Irish language movement, the most successful campaigns were not those initiated by the State, but by the community.
For many years, I’ve believed that the Celtic nations should work together in a similar way to Nordic countries. But how?
Níl aon dabht ann go bhfuil teipthe ag an Stát – ní amháin aon rialtas faoi leith, ach achan ceann acu – ar an nGaeilge agus na Gaeltachtaí.
In Ireland, we don’t like to put people (or things) on a pedestal to admire or worship. Politically, this is possibly our greatest strength.