Distancing from Intelligence

Though I am loathe to use the phrase, I am, just for today, going to mention the contradictory term that we have been bombarded with on an incessant loop for the last few months. It's oxymoronic construction not withstanding, social distancing, like any term, seems to lose all meaning when it is reiterated so often. … Continue reading Distancing from Intelligence

Concern from the Department

On March 12th, the Irish acting government ordered the closure of all schools, universities, private colleges, and every other educational institute as a means of suppressing the spread of the coronavirus. Fair enough. The measure is sensible, and in conjunction with other precautions it has reaped dividends in other countries, notably Korea. English language schools … Continue reading Concern from the Department