Best Irish conservative commentator?

Breanainn

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To be honest, I'm struggling to think of any of any real substance - Ian O'Doherty is little more than a sub-Clarkson parody, and while John McGuirk at least shows more variety and depth in his utterances, he's more reactive than agenda-setting. David Quinn is articulate in his defence of the Catholic social perspective, but does Tom McGurk pitch the most intellectually-rounded world-view?
 


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There isn't one. At least not as a regular feature anywhere.
 

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there are so few as most are now allowed a platform , kevin myers was always a great writer but im not sure he was really a conservative

david quinn comes from a position of catholicism primarily though he is a good writer on many topics , we have no real conservative commentators of any calibre
 

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Jody Corcoran who apes Bertie Ahern. He once defended Berties dig out by saying at a difficult time in his left,some dropped a brown envelope in to him with 15 grand.
 
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Mark Humphrys is worthy of a mention.

I think the big gap (and this is about Irish commentators in general, not just conservatives) is that they just write stuff.

Podcasts and videos are what millennials want.
 

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Mark Humphrys is worthy of a mention.

I think the big gap (and this is about Irish commentators in general, not just conservatives) is that they just write stuff.

Podcasts and videos are what millennials want.
hes a bit of a nutter , he is as cliched in right wing terms as almost any SJW , his profile lists him as a neo conservative , he still believes the invasion of iraq in 2003 was a good idea , he is fringe and always will be
 

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To be honest, I'm struggling to think of any of any real substance - Ian O'Doherty is little more than a sub-Clarkson parody, and while John McGuirk at least shows more variety and depth in his utterances, he's more reactive than agenda-setting. David Quinn is articulate in his defence of the Catholic social perspective, but does Tom McGurk pitch the most intellectually-rounded world-view?

Cruimh.
 

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Myers when he's on song. But he often sinks to silly racism.
 
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Let's not forget the Roman Catholic hierarchy whose pronouncements still can hold sway with older generations.
 

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Mark Humphrys is worthy of a mention.

I think the big gap (and this is about Irish commentators in general, not just conservatives) is that they just write stuff.

Podcasts and videos are what millennials want.
The Fianna Fail/PD supporter? Who thinks socialism was the cause of this country's economic problems and emigration problems since the Free State? Have you read his website, it is absolutely insane. Honestly, it is. At least John McGuirk is reasonable and not a total headcase, but Marko is bonkers mad. Surprising because his educational accomplishments are exceptional. A bit of the Ben Carson syndrome he has.
 

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Where is Marc Coleman these days? He was another headcase, but I liked his show on Newstalk because he always allowed for debate with all sides and voices.
 

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To be honest, I'm struggling to think of any of any real substance - Ian O'Doherty is little more than a sub-Clarkson parody, and while John McGuirk at least shows more variety and depth in his utterances, he's more reactive than agenda-setting. David Quinn is articulate in his defence of the Catholic social perspective, but does Tom McGurk pitch the most intellectually-rounded world-view?
Define "conservative".
 

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To be honest, I'm struggling to think of any of any real substance - Ian O'Doherty is little more than a sub-Clarkson parody, and while John McGuirk at least shows more variety and depth in his utterances, he's more reactive than agenda-setting. David Quinn is articulate in his defence of the Catholic social perspective, but does Tom McGurk pitch the most intellectually-rounded world-view?
If Tom McGurk is intellectually-rounded I'm more than happy to be intellectually-square
 


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