All posts by Ciaran Brennan

TCD Debating Scandal: Do Bugman Sexual Ethics Have a Future

Another Irish institution was put on notice this month with allegations of sexual impropriety emerging, this time in the swank environs of Trinity College debating. Centring on the twin TCD debating societies (The Hist and The Phil), the scandal aired...

/ 25/09/2021

TCD Academic Flogging New Antiracist Book For Over €100

Lentin Cashes In An old hand in the Irish diversity scene, Professor Emeritus of Sociology at TCD, Ronit Lentin looks set to extract blood from the stone with her new pricey book on the Irish asylum industry.  Retailing at €105...

/ 22/09/2021

The Praesidium Triumphant: Lessons from the Legion of Mary

“In short, in every circumstance of special difficulty, or in face of danger, the legionary should remind himself: “A war is on”!  This phrase that nerves a war-ridden people to sacrifice, should steel the legionary in his warfare for souls...

/ 16/09/2021

NIMBYism i bPórt Lairge: An bhfuil Lorraine Clifford Lee Ceart?

Ní minic a fhaighimid conspóid maidir leis an nGaeilge sa tír seo. Tharla an eachtra neamhghnách le déanaí, áfach, nuair a chuir Seanadóir Clifford Lee i gcoinne forbairt tithíochta i lár Gaeltacht Phórt Lairge. Bunaithe i mBaile Atha Cliath, ach...

/ 07/09/2021

Irish School Pronoun Pledge-How Did Trans Lobby Take Over Irish Education?

A time traveler from 2011 would scarcely recognise the manner in which LGBT ideologues have remodeled Irish education. Whereas at the beginning of the last decade, tentative steps to advance the LGBT agenda in classrooms were under the guise of...

/ 06/09/2021

Kinzen: Ireland’s Anti-Populist Start Up

Eleven years after felicitously establishing the media intelligence agency Storyful, Mark Little and a squad of Irish journalists are hoping lightning strikes twice with their new anti-misinformation startup Kinzen.  Banking $2.2 million in seed capital, the company currently holed up...

/ 04/09/2021

Macron Avoids All the Hard Questions on Dublin Visit

Thursday afternoon traffic was made just that bit worse this week in Dublin as Emmanuel Macron’s security entourage did its best to jam up an already clogged city.  Arriving on a whistlestop tour of the country, the French geriatrophile received...

/ 30/08/2021

As South Africa Teeters, Orania Soldiers on to Prosperity

The world bore witness to the combustible nature of the post-Apartheid South African state recently as the self styled Rainbow Nation wilted amid communal and political rioting over the month of July. Ostensibly driven by factional and tribal infighting within...

/ 28/08/2021

Protonmail in the Dock: Could High Court Set Nasty Precedent on Cyber Anonymity

Cyber hijinks look set to be aired in the High Court shortly, over a legal dispute between a Donegal based engineering firm (DRM Contract Administration) and the Swiss encryption platform Protonmail. Stemming from a refusal by Protonmail’s parent company Proton...

/ 25/08/2021

What’s the Plan for Afghan Refugees in Ireland?

The wheels had barely begun lifting off the tarmac at Kabul airport when the nation’s robust open borders lobby began calling for the acceptance of refugees to the Irish Republic. With commitment to cater for 150 additional humanitarian visas as...

/ 18/08/2021