Category: Ireland

St. Teresa’s: What Led to a Dublin Church Flying the LGBT Flag

Last year The Burkean covered the flying of and the subsequent controversy around the raising of a LGBT flag to mark the month of Pride at a Ballyfermot church. Contravening stipulations allowing only the tricolour and Vatican flag to be...

/ 27/06/2022

A Final Word to Patriotic Students: Christian Brothers Irish History Reader (1905)

The following are the concluding remarks in the 1905 edition of the Christian Brothers History Reader intended to imbue students with a sense of patriotism. Dear young friends, you are the offspring of an ancient race. Far, far back, in...

/ 26/06/2022

Rally for Life to Return July 2nd

The first national Rally for Life in two years will be held in Dublin on Saturday July 2nd, organised by the Life Institute. The Rally had become a staple for Pro-Life activists over the last number of years, culminating in...

/ 25/06/2022

Carol Nolan Breaks Dáil Taboo on Immigration

The self regulated omerta on mass migration was broken in the Dáil today with criticisms aired by Independent TD Carol Nolan on unsustainable levels of asylum related inward migration into the state. Finding fault with the government’s failure to provide...

/ 22/06/2022

Dear Varadkar: Globalism, not Nationalism, is the Ideology that will Leave You with Nothing

It is rare that national media outlets refer to nationalism, and on the few times they do, they are almost always decrying it as an evil - and so was the case still when Leo Varadkar complained that his Government’s...

/ 20/06/2022

Did Gulf Money Almost Stop Trinity From Flying the Pride Flag?

The raising of LGBT colours for the first time by Trinity College engendered a rather unusual news story the past week with alleged and mysterious pressure being placed upon the college not to do so. Reported initially by the Sunday...

/ 18/06/2022

Beware of the Risen Aul One: Reflections on Pride vs Joe Duffy:

“I see the worst in people. I don’t need to look past seeing them to get all I need. I’ve built my hatreds up over the years, little by little” – Daniel Plainview, ‘There Will be Blood’ We Kill Our...

/ 17/06/2022

Pride Boycotts RTÉ: Is the Trans Issue Splitting the Irish Elite?

The trenches of the culture war have been extended to Donnybrook this week with RTÉ being boycotted by the Dublin Pride Parade over the platforming of trans critical voices on the broadcaster’s Liveline show. Toys began to be thrown out...

/ 15/06/2022

TUSLA Fostering Services Advertised Alongside ‘Glory Hole’ Sex Club

The Burkean can report that an advertisement for the state child services agency TUSLA was published in a magazine containing graphic promotional material for a sex club. Printed on page 113 of Issue 372 of GCN (Gay Community News) magazine,...

/ 11/06/2022

Taoiseach Slammed on Migrant Amnesty in EU Parliament

An Taoiseach found himself the unexpected subject of a verbal bruising over plans to grant effective amnesty to undocumented migrants in Ireland during a visit to the Brussels Parliament yesterday. Made by Swedish Democrat MEP Charlie Weimers, in his speech...

/ 09/06/2022