Colette Colfer

A collection of 3 posts

A new religion

A new religion

A belief in gender identity involves a level of faith as there is nothing tangible to prove its existence which, as something divorced from the physical body, is similar to the idea of a soul.

Stifling academic freedom

Stifling academic freedom

It’s time to revisit the idea of the university and the still important ideas of John Henry Newman and to reposition Ireland on a path which prioritises cultivation of the intellect above an award system that stifles intellectual and institutional freedom and stultifies open inquiry and debate.

Woman

Woman

In a year in which the HSE removed the word "women" from a cancer screening service for women, we celebrate what we are with this poem "Woman".