Tag: Teachta Dála

  • Scribbling in the Margins , Fianna Fáil Arts Policy.

    Ireland has fallen in the Press Freedom League due to the addition of an amendment to the 2006-2009 defamation legislation( enacted on January the First 2010). This fact is mostly unsurprising , except maybe to the Irish media who chose not to highlight the international dialogues on the dangers of defamation censorship, but to attack the group who launched a campaign to highlight […]

  • The Old King; a criminalisation for blasphemy remains on the Irish statute.

    The Old King, a Criminalisation for Blasphemy remains on the  Irish Statute. The image of the Old King is by french expressionist/fauvist painter Georges Rouault who was accused by the predecessors of this Irish Government  of both blasphemy and incompetence. His paintings, mainly of religious themes, were refused exhibition in Dublin. A spirited defence of Rouault was undertaken […]