Niall Gooch

Niall Gooch is a public sector worker and occasional writer who lives in Kent.

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Niall Gooch is a public sector worker and occasional writer who lives in Kent.

Why the Queen’s death affects us all so deeply

BY Niall Gooch / 2 mins

The Pope is a Russia realist

BY Niall Gooch / 2 mins

Farewell Jeremy Paxman, student scourge

BY Niall Gooch / 2 mins

It’s official: I’m a member of New York’s hottest club

BY Niall Gooch / 2 mins

Why is the BBC smearing Prince Charles?

BY Niall Gooch / 2 mins

The British case for free train travel

BY Niall Gooch / 2 mins

I worry about the future of the monarchy

BY Niall Gooch / 3 mins

In defence of Queen’s Speech pomp and pageantry

BY Niall Gooch / 3 mins

Good riddance to Britain’s Brutalist architecture

BY Niall Gooch / 2 mins

Boxing Day need not be an anti-climax

BY Niall Gooch / 2 mins

Is Britain on track for a rail renaissance?

BY Niall Gooch / 3 mins

The romance of sleeper trains

BY Niall Gooch / 5 mins

There will never be another Only Fools and Horses

BY Niall Gooch / 3 mins

Viktor Orban vs the Pope: rival strains of Christian thought

BY Niall Gooch / 3 mins

Test Match Special is no longer the sound of summer

BY Niall Gooch / 2 mins

Covid isn’t the end

BY Niall Gooch / 5 mins

New rules bring politics into the classroom by stealth

BY Niall Gooch / 2 mins

The media focus on racism obscures the real story

BY Niall Gooch / 2 mins

The queering of The Lord of the Rings

BY Niall Gooch / 2 mins

Farewell then Wisden, my sanctuary from the culture war

BY Niall Gooch / 3 mins

Why is the National Trust so embarrassed by Britain?

BY Niall Gooch / 2 mins

What conservatives can learn from Karl Marx

BY Niall Gooch / 6 mins

Prince Philip embodied the KBO spirit

BY Niall Gooch / 2 mins

Prince Philip embodied the KBO spirit

BY Niall Gooch / < 1 min

County flags, coming to a government building near you

BY Niall Gooch / 3 mins

In defence of moral panics

BY Niall Gooch / 7 mins

It’s official: I’m a menace to society

BY Niall Gooch / 2 mins

How to resist the new totalitarianism

BY Niall Gooch / 6 mins

What is the point of the National Trust?

BY Niall Gooch / 6 mins

In praise of autumn, the best of seasons

BY Niall Gooch / 5 mins

Do our politicians know themselves?

BY Niall Gooch / 3 mins

The fourth plinth must get its just deserts

BY Niall Gooch / 3 mins

Where England sinks into the sea

BY Niall Gooch / 7 mins

Manners maketh the society

BY Niall Gooch / 7 mins

Tolkien’s mythic plan for England

BY Niall Gooch / 7 mins

Junipero Serra, the latest target for progressives

BY Niall Gooch / 2 mins

The great artist of Deep England

BY Niall Gooch / 6 mins

The pre-modern idyll of Thomas the Tank Engine

BY Niall Gooch / 2 mins

How we mythologise the Second World War

BY Niall Gooch / 8 mins

Lockdown is just a holiday from modernity

BY Niall Gooch / 5 mins

Do conservative Catholics get fair trials?

BY Niall Gooch / 2 mins

Our decadent society has ground to a halt

BY Niall Gooch / 6 mins

Can poetry survive in a secular age?

BY Niall Gooch / 2 mins

The YouTube-ification of the Right

BY Niall Gooch / 5 mins

What if we made our MPs go to church?

BY Niall Gooch / 5 mins

Did you have a Brexit-free Christmas?

BY Niall Gooch / 5 mins

It’s time to reverse the Beeching Axe

BY Niall Gooch / 5 mins