Caddle For Editor? —Challenging the UT Clique

For what regards itself to be a journalistic bastion, Trinity College’s University Times (UT) has accrued a rather blemished reputation over the years. From budgetary overspends, to the infamous botched bugging of student accommodation, the paper has shuffled by in...

/ 01/03/2021

The Irish Government’s Public Housing Bonanza for Asylum Seekers

With a foreword written in Albanian, Urdu and Georgian, as well as welcoming introductions by Micheál Martin and Roderic O’Gorman, the long anticipated White Paper laying out the State’s plan to end the Direct Provision system for asylum seekers dropped...

/ 28/02/2021

A Beginner’s Guide to Cryptocurrency

Disclaimer from Author You undertake any and all transactions and investments at your own risk. This is not financial advice and is not liable in any way for decisions you may make. If you act like an impetuous idiot, you...

/ 27/02/2021

‘Populist’ TD Alan Kelly Questions the Entry of 2,000 Brazilians

The Labour leader and TD Alan Kelly recently raised some important questions about the entry of 2,000 Brazilian nationals into Ireland over the past month. They arrived in spite of the Irish Government's so-called 'lockdown' policy that has the Irish...

/ 25/02/2021

Where Next for Refugee Resettlement Post-Covid?

On the 15th of November of last year an Aer Lingus Airbus A330-300 touched down on the tarmac of Dublin airport with 160 Syrian nationals. Largely unannounced the refugees were shepherded off the plane by officials wearing UN lanyards and...

/ 22/02/2021

Seán Mac Stíofáin: An Irish Republican

The Connolly Youth Movement's (CYM) recent article on Seán Mac Stíofáin was immature and erroneous. It is the latest move in a trend by elements of the Left to lay claim to Irish Nationalist and Republican icons and iconography. Figures...

/ 20/02/2021

The Irish Courts’ Disturbing Hate Speech Ruling

While without ratified hate speech legislation akin to other European states, it should be remembered that the Irish Republic still has strong legal recourse to charge those guilty of what is perceived to be aggravating speech. Despite living in an...

/ 17/02/2021

Female-Only Sports. Fun While it Lasted.

When America sneezes, the world catches a cold. Unfortunately this assessment has proven true of Ireland, which has always been hellbent on importing and aping American culture. However, it seems over the past half decade, the youth of Ireland have...

/ 16/02/2021

Nationality: Definition and Formation

“The foundation of Ireland is the Gael, and the Gael must be the element that absorbs. On no other basis can an Irish nation be reared that would not topple over by force of the very ridicule that it would...

/ 15/02/2021

Ali Damache: How a Convicted Islamist Overthrew Irish Citizenship Laws

Much has been made of the recent Supreme Court decision declaring unconstitutional provisions of the 1956 Nationality and Citizenship Act, a case which saw the Courts deny the withdrawal of an Algerian-born convicted terrorist’s Irish citizenship, so that he can...

/ 12/02/2021