Gang Warfare & The Fruits of Diversity in Balbriggan

Dublin Fire Services attended a blaze yesterday evening in the vicinity of the Chapel Grove area Balbriggan following an apparent arson attack at a house linked to a dispute between rival African gangs. The attack occurred after a weekend of...

/ 10/08/2020

The Terrible Beauty of Pop Culture

The very first RTE television broadcast was transmitted on New Year's Eve 1961, and the first speaker was President Eamon De Valera. He expressed considerable foreboding regarding the new medium: "I must admit that sometimes when I think of television...

Books Depicting Children Performing Sex Acts Removed from Cork City Libraries after Complaints

The Burkean can report today of the removal of the controversial book “Beyond Magenta” from Cork City Libraries after complaints by local parents.  Written by the author Susan Kuklin, the book centres around the experiences of transgender children communicated through...

/ 07/08/2020

On the Devaluation of Education

When examining the uneducated and anti-intellectual nature of Ireland and Western societies, the main cause, as well as telescreen entertainment saturation, is mass education. Such is the opposite of actual education, and the deleterious effect of which was foretold by...

/ 04/08/2020

The Desecration of Croke Park

The Eid al-Adha celebrations held at Croke Park made a lot of people very, very angry. The sight of some 200 traditionally clad muslims, praying in their traditional way, on the sacred soil of the Gaelic Athletic Association stung the...

/ 01/08/2020

Nextpolis – Why Did The Irish Government Consider Selling Parts of Ireland For a Chinese City-State

A bout of mild mortification gripped the Department of Foreign Affairs this week, or at least should have, following a revelation by The Times newspaper. The revelation was of lobbying by property magnate Ivan Ko, who sought  to plant a...

/ 29/07/2020

Paul Cullen: The Saviour of Irish Catholicism

[This article originally appeared here] Contrary to popular belief, Ireland hasn’t always been a bastion of Catholicism. Especially considering that most people nowadays – in their decadency - consider the Church’s condemnation of contraception as the pinnacle of Catholic belief,...

/ 26/07/2020

Ireland: The EU’s New Debt Colony

"Try again. Fail again. Fail better" writes Samuel Beckett in his 1983 story "Worstward Ho." Micheál Martin obviously took this quip to heart when he went to Brussels and opened the veins of the Irish taxpayer so he could get...

/ 25/07/2020

Who is Funding the “You Don’t Get to Be Racist and Irish” Billboards?

Woke Capital in the Fair City As the new cultural revolution unfolds across the Western world, the thoroughfares of Dublin are the latest to be transformed to reflect the new order. You do not have to be an eagle-eyed Joycean...

/ 21/07/2020

Escapism to Victory: Sport in the Woke World

“Bread and circuses” is a phrase many have heard attributed to the idle indulgences of the twenty-first century spectator, shifting effortlessly from one entertaining vignette to another with wilful abandon. It was coined in the second century, by Roman satirist...

/ 15/07/2020