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It's not up to the gardai to police what we can think

Eilis O'Hanlon


An English court has made a stand for common sense on freedom of expression but how will it play out here, asks Eilis O'Hanlon

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Stock photo. Photo: PA

Stock photo. Photo: PA

Stock photo. Photo: PA

It feels like a turning point. For too long now, those who have been misled into thinking they have an inalienable right to go through life without ever being offended by anything have been on a seemingly unstoppable march against other people's right to free speech.

It's taken a ruling by the High Court in London to finally set a limit on their deranged ambitions.


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