Monday 25 June 2018

Beware of the enemy within

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Brendan O'Connor

Brendan O'Connor

Between the Pope coming, and the cold war in full swing, and feminism back, it's feeling like a Seventies revival around here. It won't be long before The Riordans is back on TV and we're all eating Catch bars.

Between the Pope coming, and the cold war in full swing, and feminism back, it's feeling like a Seventies revival around here. It won't be long before The Riordans is back on TV and we're all eating Catch bars.

Of course, it's more complicated this time. The Pope is not the force he once was in Irish life. In the Seventies, you wouldn't get uppity women questioning his infallibility. In the Seventies, the women were safely married and retired from public life by the time they started getting uppity notions.

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