All posts by D. Pascalnikov

Ruairí Ó Brádaigh: Case Study in Irish Republican Absolutism

On the eve of his execution, James Connolly, mindful of how posterity would perceive him, said that ‘the Socialists will not understand why I am here; they forget I am an Irishman’.  The theme underlying those words also rings true...

/ 05/06/2021

An Appeal to Traditional Republicans

There is, I think, among Ireland’s newer nationalists a certain sentimentality surrounding Sinn Féin and the Provisional IRA. The backlight of history has cast larger-than-life silhouettes of them as rebels with a cause. We are enamoured with their unbroken traditions...

/ 08/10/2020