Monthly Archives: December 2015

The Beltany Stone Circle

The Beltany stone circle is an Irish Neolithic monument situated upon the levelled summit of Tops Hill just south of the Ulster plantation town of Raphoe in fertile east Donegal. It is one of the county’s lesser-known and less-celebrated heritage sites. A rare item of national media coverage was devoted to the stone circle in the […]

The Donald Trump Petition, the “Hate Speech” Argument and the Meaning of Censorship

Last Wednesday, the 9th of December, I published a piece outlining my thoughts on the UK government and parliament petition that was set up in the hope of encouraging the UK’s home office to impose a future ban upon Donald Trump from entering the UK; I felt the petition to be both illiberal and hypocritical in nature. […]

Petition to Ban Trump from Entering UK is Illiberal and Hypocritical

At the time of publishing, a UK government and parliament petition calling upon the UK’s home office to impose a future entry-ban upon controversial US presidential candidate Donald Trump has been signed by nearly 300,000 people. The petition states: The signatories believe Donald J Trump should be banned from UK entry. The UK has banned […]