- 07 Sep 07
In which the Archbishop of Armagh takes the commentariat to task – and finds himself in unlikely agreement with Richard Dawkins.
Modern Ireland holds myriad fascinations. Here’s one: many of those who enthusiastically embrace and promote the cultural diversity of ‘the new Ireland’ also disparage almost every other aspect of 21st century Ireland. It’s great to have so many peoples making their home here, they say – pity about our bad language, our drinking and drug-taking, our moneymaking, our sex drive and our (alleged) self-absorption. Sometimes you just can’t win.