All posts by Ciaran Brennan

Le Chéile: Has the NGO Complex’s Popular Front Already Fallen Flat?

An odour of damp squid was to be smelt around Dublin’s Smithfield Square Saturday, as our NGO complex’s latest, lumbering against an as of inchoate populism mustered. Backed by enough NGO quangos to keep Lucy Michael employed for a millennium,...

/ 21/06/2021

Moonshot’s Millions: Who is the British Government Backed Surveillance Firm Monitoring Irish Nationalism?

Good tidings it appears have reached Moonshot, a tech startup geared towards counter-extremism, which announced this week the hiring of 37 analysts as it seeks to open a Dublin office.  Making a name for itself for its role combating and...

/ 20/06/2021

Defence Forces Retract Farcical Threat Assessment of Radical Right

The past year we’ve become accustomed to our state’s security apparatus warning about an as of yet non-existent terrorist threat from the so called far right. While the Oireachtas benches have not been graced by their first hard right parliamentarian,...

/ 18/06/2021

The Plan to Revive Irish Mass Rocks

As the pandemic and oppressive government edicts challenge ecclesiastical services across Ireland, a new push is underway to revive the time-honoured tradition of the Irish Mass Rock. Spearheaded by the pastoral charity, Aid to the Church in Need Ireland, priests...

/ 17/06/2021

Far Right Observatory — How Did An Anonymous Antifascist Organisation Receive €225,000 in Charity Funding?

Early last week Gript sleuthy reported on the apparent receipt of €112,500 in state funding by a rather opaque organisation named ‘The Far Right Observatory’. While the group has been earmarked for €112,500 worth of state funds, this figure at...

/ 15/06/2021

Dublin Bay South: Ireland’s Covid Political Stress Test

Irish citizens were reminded last month of the relegated stature of their nation state with the early resignation of Eoghan Murphy. A fading star in the Fine Gael parliamentary lineup, Murphy having drank from the poison chalice at Housing for...

/ 13/06/2021

Fourteen Fold Increase In Asylum Free Legal Aid Fees Since 2015

Under freedom of information, The Burkean can reveal a marked fourteen-fold increase in free legal aid costs billed to the taxpayer since 2015. From figures obtained from the Legal Aid Board, the body charged with handling free legal aid for...

/ 04/06/2021

Who is Making Money from Asylum Appeals?

A long festering problem in the Irish asylum industry has been the issue of repeated and mostly cynical appeals by bogus applicants. With rejection rates averaging 75% prior to covid, and outright fraudulent applications from safe nations like Albania and...

/ 31/05/2021

The West Has No Moral Authority On Belarus

The bungled diversion of Ryanair Flight 4978 carrying the anti-Lukashenko activist Roman Protasevich heralds a new attempt to engineer a colour revolution in the Eastern European State and one which we ought be scathing of. As we all know by...

/ 26/05/2021

Sweden Rolls Back Hormone Therapy for Children-An Example for Ireland?

In a significant move undermining the current medical and ideological orthodoxy on gender dysphoria, certain hospitals in Sweden have phased out the prescribing of puberty blockers to under 16s. The move comes in the wake of growing medical concern about...

/ 14/05/2021