All posts by Ciaran Brennan

Will London Move to Close Dublin Backdoor for Albanian Migrants?

Fresh eyes are being drawn to clandestine people smuggling operations to the UK by way of Dublin, with the Telegraph mapping out the process for their British audience. Advertised extensively over TikTok and substantially less than through the English Channel...

/ 30/08/2022

Shannon LNG : Ireland’s False Energy Dichotomy

As Cabinet documents reveal winter-time preparations for energy rationing and fresh emergency powers, a new urgency towards energy security has not yet imposed itself on the thinking of our domestic elites. With Corrib gas fields going dry and no movement...

/ 28/08/2022

The SPLC’s Irish Debut

Another weekend and another acronym as the Sunday Independent played host to yet another counter extremism think tank and their reportage on the dreaded yet still unformed ‘Irish far right’. The adroitly named Global Project Against Hate and Extremism (GPAHE)...

/ 22/08/2022

Griffith We Hardly Knew Ye

Betwixt the Marxian left pinning him down as an Irish Scrooge and a revisionist Fine Gael trying their best to bask in the shadow of Mick Collins, Arthur Griffith has fallen in between the gearbox of Irish public memory. With...

/ 20/08/2022

Tension in Finglas Over New Asylum Centre

The ongoing arrival of 220 male asylum seekers at an abandoned retail unit in Finglas yesterday was met with local opposition further underlining the faltering international protection system bleeding onto the mainstream. Primarily non-Ukrainians, approximately 70 asylum seekers were placed...

/ 18/08/2022

Plans to Abolish Direct Provision Postponed Due to Asylum Crisis

The drastic jump in asylum numbers from the Ukraine and further afield has put the kibosh on idealistic plans to phase out Direct Provision, according to snooping by the Business Post. Long sought after and greenlighted in the Programme for...

/ 11/08/2022

Is the Safe Access Zone Bill Ripe for a Constitutional Challenge?

Has a vindictive government overplayed its hand in the legislation of aboriton safe zones? The legislative framework for a proposed Bill to prohibit anti-abortion vigils outside abortion clinics was revealed last week by a gleeful Stephen Donnelly, no doubt looking...

/ 10/08/2022

100% of Monkeypox Cases in Ireland from Gay Men, Where Sexual Identity Known

Latest figures from the HSE reveal a phenomenal 100% of monkeypox cases (where sexual orientation is given) arising from homosexual men. Documented in the latest epidemiology report from the HSE affiliated Health Service Protection Centre, a total of 97 monkeypox...

/ 07/08/2022

Left Wing Advocacy Groups Advertises Student Role at €1.78 an Hour

Specialising in the production of progressive audio-visual content and campus activism, ‘STAND’ is a little known website and advocacy group funded through the Department of Foreign Affairs and their Irish Aid programme. Existing under the umbrella of the Suas Educational...

/ 05/08/2022

Tavistock’s Irish Legacy

A longstanding bolthole for the Republic’s gender reassignment service, the closure of the specialist Tavistock clinic owing to the findings of an independent review is sure to have an impact on the treatment of Irish children at home. Coming under...

/ 02/08/2022