All posts by Ciaran Brennan

Is Putin in the ‘Ra? Media Pushes NATO Scare Stories on North

A new front in the Ukrainian war looks set to be opened up shortly, not in Kiev or Kharkov, but on the streets of Derry and Belfast, at least according to the British press in Ireland. Syndicated throughout the week,...

/ 08/04/2022

TENI to Hand Back HSE Funding After Missing Account Deadline

It is very much a case of déjà vu all over again as The Burkean can report that the trans charity TENI has allowed yet another deadline to provide their accounts to the CRO lapse. The third deadline running that...

/ 02/04/2022

Yvan Colonna: Riots in Corsica After Murder of Nationalist Icon by Jihadi

Lost amid blanket coverage of the Ukrainian crisis, this month’s rioting on the French administered island of Corsica has slipped under the radar for most. Taking the form of intense street level actions by Corsican separatists, the trigger for the...

/ 30/03/2022

Ireland’s Ukraine Response Already in Tatters

Ireland appears to be living through its very own Merkel 2015 moment with preparations for potentially 200,000 Ukrainian refugees already hitting the skids. Since hostilities began approximately 12,000 Ukrainian evacuees have arrived into the state, with that number expected to...

/ 28/03/2022

TENI Fails to Declare Executive Payments as HSE Issues Funding Deadline

Coming to our attention repeatedly over the past two years for truant and improper accounting, cryptic funding streams, as well as resignations en masse, the trans charity TENI came under more fire this weekend for undeclared payments made to senior...

/ 22/03/2022

UT in the Firing Line: What has Trinity College Journalism in Turmoil?

Move over Mariupol, the latest journalistic affray in Trinity College Dublin looks set to outmatch the carnage coming out of the Donbass this month. News of a campaign to strip Trinity College’s premier student newspaper the University Times (UT) of...

/ 16/03/2022

Europol Breaks Up Georgian Run Human Trafficking Network to Ireland

A continental-wide policing effort to clamp down on the efforts of Georgian people smugglers paid dividends the past month, with the arrests of 17 individuals in Spain and France.  Procuring and supplying fake EU travel documents, as well as labour...

/ 10/03/2022

The Sunday Times’ Irish War Games

A British paper pushing an Irish front to an Ukrainian war seems to be the role of the Sunday Times Irish edition the past week as the bullets started flying in Eastern Europe. Of late the paper has been rather...

/ 07/03/2022

Battle of the Girlbosses? TCDSU Elections 2022

“Wokeness is God's gift to the radical right, not for Hannity-tier "they've gone too far" reasons—its runaway humanitarianism has shifted a chunk of IQ elite outside the academy by barring psychologically healthy people. Once IQ hegemony goes, the barrier to...

/ 02/03/2022

Aramark Controversy Misses Point on Asylum

Progressive minded tea drinkers have been taking aim at the National Gallery all month for the latter's freshly signed contract with the catering conglomerate Aramark. Getting itself into liberal Ireland’s bad books for taking business to do with the much...

/ 28/02/2022