His ascension to Peter's throne in the seventies buried the potential emanating from Vatican II, and a Counter-Reformation began.
As the UK Tories propose ‘dog whistle’ issues to bring voters to heel, Queenie examines the mysteries of issue classification.
Some moments from the recent Dublin International Film Festival. Bringing a little slice of indie to the edge of Europe.
An alternative guide to Paddy's Day (SPD) in Ireland. With best wishes from Queenie in Dublin. Beannacht Feile Padraig libh!
Another great American road trip, this time Smithson Ide, forty three, crosses the States on his boyhood Raleigh.
Ireland’s Rough Magic theatre company presents a sell-out interpretation of Brecht’s The Life of Galileo that is challenging, but timely.
Why can’t the peace process, its dreary steeples, brown suited men, suave apologists, and their oppressive righteousness just go away?