Month: October 2020

TCD LawSoc’s Award to Simon Harris an Act of Obliviousness

To the audible sigh of half the country, Trinity College’s LawSoc has engendered a certain degree of online criticism for its announcement to award former Health-turned-Higher Education Minister Simon Harris the (supposedly) coveted Praeses Elit award for his work as...

/ 20/10/2020

The Limitations of Moral Force Politics : Terence MacSwiney

This Sunday marks the 100th anniversary of the death of Terence MacSwiney, nationalist playwright and Cork mayor who died following 74 days of hunger strike at Brixton in 1920. The below extracts are taken from his posthumously published ‘Principles of...

/ 19/10/2020

Why is RTÉ Shoehorning Multiculturalism into Irish Mythology?

Another Desecration Irish media hates our mythology. While production companies are willing to push out boatloads of poor quality ‘dramas’ and ‘comedies’ glorifying various forms of degeneracy, the idea of acknowledging, let alone celebrating, our ancient past is out of...

/ 19/10/2020

Is Ireland’s International Student Bubble About to Burst?

Corona and Third Level’s Financial Circuit Breaker The interruption of lectures twinned with a sharp decline in international students has precipitated a cash flow problem for the majority of Irish universities, Trinity not least among them. With Queen's College Belfast...

/ 18/10/2020

Ireland’s Existential Crisis: Culture and Identity in an age of Globalism

On a mild September morning, a demolition crew sets to work on their new project, a dilapidated suburban house in South Dublin. Before long, the structure is a heap of rubble, which will soon be cleared to make way for...

/ 17/10/2020

Institute For Strategic Dialogue: Who is The New Anti-Populist NGO on the Block in Ireland?

Irish media outlets appear to have expanded their rolodexes recently for voices opining against the rise of populism and so called 'fake news' online with the inclusion of representatives from the Institute for Strategic Dialogue (ISD) on the national airwaves....

/ 16/10/2020

Debt Forgiveness is an Essential Activity in Lockdown

Restricting one's movements, self-isolation, social distancing, lockdowns; a new matrix of public safety restrictions has rapidly evolved over the past few months.  The new measures have seen labour activity reclassified by the Irish Government as either essential or non-essential. No...

/ 14/10/2020

LetIrelandLive: Antifa’s Last Throw of the Dice in Dublin

Yesterday’s papers carried news of clashes Saturday afternoon at the anti-lockdown ‘Let Ireland Live’ demonstration. Unusually, the media also largely admitted to have been instigated by Left street activists through an informal alliance of football ultras and Left Republicans. Billed...

/ 12/10/2020

Thomas Davis on Patriotism as a Civic Virtue

The following is an extract from the famous patriotic speech given by the Young Ireland founder and nationalist journalist Thomas Davis to Trinity College’s The Hist, of which he was acting president at the time. Typifying the brand of mature...

/ 11/10/2020

Irish Antifa Project Investigation into Dr. Lucy Michael Censored by Youtube

Audio of activist Dr. Lucy Michael discussing strategy with Burkean writers posing as antifa activists has been censored from Youtube. The audio of the International Organization for Migration affiliated activist was removed after a continuous campaign of harassment made against...

/ 09/10/2020