Category: Politics

The Unbearable Whiteness of Dalkey

I’ll get straight to the point. The uber-wealthy town of Dalkey on the south coast of Dublin is whiter than the driven snow and it’s unbearable. The true victims of this festering reality are of course the residents of Dalkey...

/ 17/01/2021

A Dialogue with Republicans

Following a number of exchanges between this publication and authors of The Pensive Quill regarding the relationship between right-wing Nationalists and the left-wing of Republicanism as of late, I found myself again considering how it has come to be that...

/ 16/01/2021
Une exécution capitale, place de la RévolutionDemachy, Pierre-Antoine

Jacobinism and the End of Christian Europe — Edmund Burke

Easily the most oft quoted tract from Burke’s Reflections, the philosopher’s reminiscence of his final days in the Bourbon Court concludes with arguably the most damning counter-revolutionary rhetoric ever put to paper. Born on this today in 1729 the following...

/ 12/01/2021

Yuletide in Armenia: Prospects After The Nagorno-Karabakh War

The following is a follow up interview with Armen Kaprelian a Research Assistant at the Armenian Ministry of Economics and Alum of the Terjenian-Thomas Internship Program Alum with a Burkean correspondent Michael Sonne given a few days before Christmas. In...

/ 05/01/2021

The Truth and Lies about George Nkencho

This Sunday, allegations of misinformation being spread by the Right in relation to George Nkencho appeared online. Most notably was that of an article published in the ‘Sunday World’, which claimed that a ‘far-right organization’ had been circulating false claims...

/ 03/01/2021

The Hallucination of ‘Ulster’ — Tom Kettle

An accomplished poet, economist as well as Home Rule politician, Tom Kettle was an up and coming figure in moderate Irish nationalism before his death at the Somme while serving with the Royal Dublin Fusiliers in 1916. With the centenary...

/ 03/01/2021

‘I Want Him Terminated’ — Gardaí & Civilians Targeted After Nkencho Killing

Video has emerged purportedly of Emmanuel Nkencho, brother of recently deceased George Nkencho, making threats against the member of Garda Síochana who shot dead his brother on the 30th of December in an act that appears to be self defence....

/ 01/01/2021

The Burkean Year in Review: 2020 — The Year of Acceleration

With low level skirmishes between Gardaí and Nigerians over the death of a knife wielding black man, and the potential for genuine racial strife to arrive on our shores per the American model, the year 2020 comes to a thundering...

/ 01/01/2021

Virtue Signalling & American Racial Politics — The George Nkencho Shooting

What Happened on the Day? At 12.15pm yesterday Gardaí arrived on the scene to what they described as a public order incident, outside Hartstown Shopping Centre near Blanchardstown. The incident involved a Nigerian male named George Nkencho (27) with a...

/ 31/12/2020

Soft Power and Lessons from the Irish Left

The proliferation of the Left’s various non-governmental bodies is something we on the right regularly make refrain towards, as an explanation in how they have successfully subverted the social and cultural life of the country. Whether it has been through...

/ 29/12/2020