Category: Culture & Arts

The Family in Large – The Foundations of Irish Nationality

Our national epic tells us that Ireland was settled by waves of invaders, each struggling against the other for ownership of Ireland. In the final struggle, the goddess Éiru gave the Sons of Mil permission to settle Ireland, in return...

Irish Paganism is a Farce, but it Shouldn’t Be

Over the past few months, this publication has been graced by a number of articles of the highest quality on Irish Catholicism. These articles, such as the one on Paul Cullen, illustrate in a beautiful manner the great philosophical and...

/ 21/09/2020

Toothbrush Totalitarianism: Jedward & Book Burning

With our newfangled culture wars reaching fever pitch after a summer of tumultuous protests induced by the death of George Floyd, there is an increasing chance for Z-list celebrities to reinvent themselves as progressive warriors in the new cultural battlefield....

/ 18/09/2020

Review: The Hunt – A Hollywood Movie with A Conservative Hero

SPOILER ALERT! IF YOU HAVEN’T SEEN ‘THE HUNT’ (2020), YOU MAY NOT WISH TO READ ON. One thing I really miss about life post lockdown are the Arts. On a regular basis I would go to the cinema or theatre...

/ 10/09/2020

OnlyFans & the New Weimar Republic

What has happened to this generation to ruin things so badly? I say this after listening to an “interview” with an “OnlyFans content creator". In other words, an advertisement for cyber-whoring. Not merely content with enabling freakishness, Newstalk and other...

/ 04/09/2020

40 Years Of Laibach – An Interview

This Interview was originally published by the blog “Excuse The Blood” and is syndicated with permission of the author. Since their inception in 1980 Laibach have consistently surprised, enthralled, confused, even offended audiences with their music and art. Their take...

/ 15/08/2020

You Should Be Wearing a Face Mask

Last weekend, while I was going about my everyday business in Dublin city centre, I came across a populist protest. Curious to see who was organising it, and what the group were protesting, I chased after the mass of banners,...

/ 12/08/2020

The Terrible Beauty of Pop Culture

The very first RTE television broadcast was transmitted on New Year's Eve 1961, and the first speaker was President Eamon De Valera. He expressed considerable foreboding regarding the new medium: "I must admit that sometimes when I think of television...

On the Devaluation of Education

When examining the uneducated and anti-intellectual nature of Ireland and Western societies, the main cause, as well as telescreen entertainment saturation, is mass education. Such is the opposite of actual education, and the deleterious effect of which was foretold by...

/ 04/08/2020

The Desecration of Croke Park

The Eid al-Adha celebrations held at Croke Park made a lot of people very, very angry. The sight of some 200 traditionally clad muslims, praying in their traditional way, on the sacred soil of the Gaelic Athletic Association stung the...

/ 01/08/2020