Category: Articles

INAR’s Islamist Links? Muslim Brotherhood Linked NGO Helps Lobby For Irish Hate Speech Laws

The droning voice of Shane O'Curry is a regular in almost any media discussion on hate crime or the far right in Ireland as his anti-racist NGO INAR (Irish Network Against Racism) plays a kingmaker role in both hate speech...

/ 21/07/2023

Irish Defence Forces Will Return to Africa: Chief of Staff

Amidst the Defence Forces’ temporary retraction from its African intervention missions, the Chief of Staff of the Irish Defence Forces, Lieutenant General Seán Clancy, has said in an interview with the Irish Times that he foresees future engagements and African...

/ 19/07/2023

Tánaiste to Waste more Time and Money on Mozambique & South Africa 

The Department of Foreign Affairs has announced that the Tánaiste Micheál Martin, beginning on the 17th of July, will visit Mozambique and South Africa in a week-long diplomatic visit.  The apparent reason for the visit is to bolster the bilateral...

/ 18/07/2023

Morrissey review: Throw Yer Telly Out De Windah!

Morrissey made a triumphant return to Ireland with 2 gigs last weekend on Saturday and Sunday in Vicar Street. Lanklet Dev and Pearse Mulligan cobble together some memories of the Saturday night performance… Having forgotten to buy Morrissey tickets on...

/ 17/07/2023

“The Song of the Pike”-1848

An inspiration to a young Michael Collins, the following ballad first appeared in 1848 in the short-lived Fenian newspaper "The United Irishman" and not attributed to any single author, "Great faith I have in moral force Great trust in thought...

/ 13/07/2023

Nature Restoration Law: Fine Gael Ignites the Fuse on Agrarian Populism?

What do Fine Gael MEPs and the Bavarian Communists have in common? Apparently a revulsion to sheep farmers (here, those west of the Shannon) as the socially demented Nature Restoration Law cleared the European Parliament today 324 votes to 312...

/ 12/07/2023

Tusla Grooming Scandal: Rotherham Syndrome Spreads to Ireland?

While RTÉ immolates from a slow-burning pay scandal, could the national child protection agency Tusla be the next state organ to be hit with accusations of impropriety? The organization has been plagued with horrific mishaps since its foundation in 2013,...

/ 10/07/2023

The Bicycle – A Friend to Ireland

As a National Cyclist (NatCyc) I am growing weary of the cyclist hate seen regularly on my twitter feed. The bicycle has been a friend to Ireland, in particular the rebel, for a long time, and in this article I...

/ 06/07/2023

Ireland, the EU and the Superpower That Stumbled

Eurosceptics would do well to look beyond the totalitarian bluster of the EU to see a bloc struggling to keep its head above geopolitical water. While Europhilia remains just as toxic to Irish national aspiration as it was in 2021,...

/ 05/07/2023

Happy 4th of July. America is Over.

White people have, broadly speaking, no business living outside Europe at this point. It's time to go home. Covid, recessions, wars, riots, technological upheaval - recently we have witnessed frequent major incidents or crises that seem to change the political...

/ 04/07/2023