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Some Tips for New and Experienced Writers

The last twelve months has seen a significant uptick in the number of articles submitted to us for publication, a fact that brings us here at the Burkean much delight. What’s more, these articles are often things we want to...

/ 22/06/2021

The White Plague: Frank Herbert’s Irish Pandemic Dystopia

The following article first featured on the site Excuse The Blood and is syndicated with permission of the author. Frank Herbert will be primarily known as the author of the Dune series, to the extent that its popularity outweighs and obscures his...

/ 19/06/2021

Toward a National Economic System-Arthur Griffith

Extracts from a syndicated 1905 speech by Arthur Griffith on the subject of Friedrich List and the cultivation of the national economy in Ireland. This text and others has been dutifully resurrected by the recently launched nationalist archive An Cartlann....

/ 06/06/2021

A Plea for an Irish Distributist State-1932

Far from the present radlib milieu the Irish Labour party in the early years of the state was arguably the greatest proponent of Catholic economic teaching.The following is the complete parliamentary speech given by William Norton TD in 1932 upon...

/ 09/05/2021

French Generals Issue Warning to Macron Regime

The following is a translation of a now notorious letter penned by 24 retired French generals, as well as 80 colonels and captains this week warning the Macron government of the need to clamp down on Islamism. Co-signed by a...

/ 28/04/2021

The Glorious Day Of Clontarf

The following is an extract from A. M. Sullivan's Story of Ireland (1883) recounting the Irish victory at Clontarf on this day in 1014. The High King of Ireland Brian Boru soon became fully aware of the scheme at which...

/ 23/04/2021

St Patrick’s Confessio

The following is a 2004 translation of our national saint’s autobiographical Confessions by Pádraig McCarthy — Beannachtaí Lá Fhéile Phádraig daoibh go léir! My name is Patrick. I am a sinner, a simple country person, and the least of all...

/ 17/03/2021

MEON: A New Socio-Environmental Journal for the Irish Youth

Meon, m. (gs. -oin, pl. ~ta) Def. 1: Mind, disposition; character, temperament. Lang: Irish. The Burkean editorial team are very proud to announce the launch of MEON, a new socio-environmental journal for the youth of Ireland, set to launch this...

/ 10/03/2021

How Pádraig Pearse Imagined Ireland in the Year 2006 (1906)

The following are extracts from a 1906 essay entitled ‘In my Garden’ from the August 4th edition of An Claidheamh Soluis. The full corpus of the magazine archive is freely available and dutifully digitised by means of the Conradh na...

/ 07/02/2021

The Economics of a Free Ireland — Michael Collins

Idealised as the architect of a free and democratic Ireland by some, and despised by others as being a political sellout, very little attention has been given to the written works of Michael Collins. Not just a gunman, his economic...

/ 26/01/2021