Category: Ireland

(Not So) New To The Parish – #1 Celtic Tigers and Millennial Woes

This is part of a series of articles in which I intend to look at various aspects of Irish cultural and social life through the eyes of a foreign onlooker. It is intended to be a cultural autobiography of sorts,...

/ 07/12/2021

Ireland’s Amnesty Bonanza for Illegal Immigrants

Any trace elements indicating that the Dublin government was keeping watch on migration was dispensed this Friday with the announcement by Minister Helen McEntee's of the naturalisation en masse of tens of thousands of undocumented, ie. illegal immigrants. Estimated to...

/ 05/12/2021

Fundraising and Irish Politics

Dodgy dealings are never far from Irish politics, it seems. A report by the Irish Independent found that Fianna Fáil and Fine Gael had used a change in law to classify their raising half a million and a million euro...

/ 04/12/2021

Facebook’s Antifascist Liaisons

With a litany of social media firms parked in the Dublin Docklands, Ireland has found itself close to the jugular when it comes to the regulation of Big Tech. Notoriously, the state has a rather comfy relationship with tech platforms,...

/ 03/12/2021

Sympathy for the Neocon? Mark Humphrys vs DCU

Blood has been in the water for Ireland’s most prolific and perhaps only self-identifying neoconservative over the past fortnight, with the targeting of DCU lecturer Dr Mark Humphrys by anti-racist campaigners. Aiming to put the Computer Science lecturer and part-time...

/ 01/12/2021

Is the Irish Art Sector Worth Saving?

The past twenty months have not been easy for the Arts. It was one of the first sectors to close completely almost overnight when the Covid 19 pandemic spread across the world. Now it’s one of the last to finally...

/ 30/11/2021

Trinity Trans Referendum to Boycott Irish Times Flops

Ireland's cultural revolutionaries went just that bit further in undermining themselves yesterday with the failure of a referendum intended to boycott the Irish Times in Trinity College. Driven by the embattled paper of record's decision to platform trans critical feminists...

/ 27/11/2021

The Late Stage Toy Show

Long being a staple of contemporary Irish culture, last night we were once again faced with the event that most closely resembles a national religious rite on a parasocial level. With close to all readers being undoubtedly raised watching the...

/ 27/11/2021

Faith and Fatherland: An Interview with Gerry McGeough

The Burkean sat down recently with veteran republican activist Gerry McGeough. McGeough has been a long-time stalwart of nationalism, republicanism, and an advocate for the Faith and tradition. Gerry has written a number of books and was previously the editor...

/ 25/11/2021

Ghost Unit: Gardaí Confirm Increase of Surveillance on Populists

Irish red tops have developed a knack for being the outlets of choice for An Garda Síochána whenever they wish to syndicate an effective press release in the nation’s so called free press. With special relationships nurtured between themselves and...

/ 23/11/2021