Category: Politics

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

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

An Appeal to Traditional Republicans

There is, I think, among Ireland’s newer nationalists a certain sentimentality surrounding Sinn Féin and the Provisional IRA. The backlight of history has cast larger-than-life silhouettes of them as rebels with a cause. We are enamoured with their unbroken traditions...

/ 08/10/2020

How to Win a Culture War: The 48 Laws of Propaganda

You may not be interested in strategy, but strategy is interested in you” These are the words of Leon Trotsky. You may not be advocating for a socialist revolution like Trotsky, but it is paramount that you understand the rules...

/ 07/10/2020

Saturday Protest Report: Bob Marley & Bad Ideas

It seems that the mainstream wanted to catch up with the protesting season by having two of its puppet organisations stage protests — “Anti-fascist Ireland” held one at the GPO to ostensibly “reclaim” it from the “far-right.” Yellowvest Ireland, whose...

/ 06/10/2020

In Defence of John Mitchel: Arthur Griffith

The following is the preface from the 1913 edition of John Mitchel’s ‘Jail Journal’ written by the nationalist journalist and Sinn Féin founder Arthur Griffith in ode to John Mitchel. One of the leading lights of the Young Ireland movement,...

/ 05/10/2020