Category: Ireland

The Hibernian Archive: Irish Nationalist Magazine Now Online

Running from May 2006 to September 2008 The Hibernian was a small but powerful outlet for the Irish nationalist Right during the late 00s with a stridently Catholic and Republican editorial line. Under the editorship of Irish Republican volunteer and...

/ 17/08/2023

Visa Diplomacy: West African Carnage Will Have Asylum Blowback for Ireland

Has the African coup mania of the past two years paved the way for a cataclysmic regional war that will send another swarm of migrants hurtling toward Europe? Almost certainly so. The overthrow of a tinpot pro-Western regime in Niger...

/ 16/08/2023

The Querist: George Berkeley’s National Economic System

The following first appeared on the Substack ‘Creeve Rua’ and is syndicated with the permission of the author. While the trite cultural spat over George Berkeley’s colonial legacy interests me little, I’m glad the Bishop has been thrust into the limelight again,...

/ 13/08/2023

Irish Local Elections: How to be “The Controlled Immigration Guy”

The following article first appeared on Substack and is syndicated with the permission of the author. The signs are everywhere. Green Party councillors holding parish hall meetings on sustainability, Labour photo ops promoting new African and Indian members are surfacing...

/ 09/08/2023

Irish Covid Satire? Review ‘Busting Anti-Vax Myths: Seriously EXPERT Arguments for the Covid-Deniers in Your Life’

If you have a weakened heart or nervous tremors brought on from a Covid vaccine you might have taken recently, then this book is not for you:  you’ll laugh so much you could easily find yourself being put out of...

/ 07/08/2023

“Is Mise an Gaoth ar Mhuir”: Irish Maritime Folklore and Customs

Folklore is an essential component of a nation’s cultural climate. In Ireland, we have a vast wealth of stories, customs, and beliefs, corresponding to every location of the island of Ireland. The most well-known stories of Irish folklore, Fionn Mac...

/ 06/08/2023

Golden Girl No More? Has Hate Speech Saga Sunk McEntee’s post-Varadkar Taoiseach Bid?

Helen McEntee, the media's darling, has had a rugged few weeks. Her hate speech bill has been tremendously opposed by the general public with even Young Fine Top G's (Gael) voting against said bill.  To add to this, crime is...

/ 02/08/2023

Ógra Fianna Fail Rep Speaks at Dublin anti-Quran Burning Protest at Swedish Embassy

Last Saturday the 29th of July saw a protest organised by a group called “Pakistani Oversees Community Ireland” outside the Swedish Embassy on Fitzwilliam Street. The motivation for the protest was multiple incidents of Quran burning in Sweden, causing outrage...

/ 31/07/2023

Now or Never: Dublin Protests Against Bogus Asylum Centres Escalates

The past few days have seen a significant reinvigoration and escalation in the mass protests against the government's bogus asylum industry. This has centred around Ballybrack and East Wall in Dublin. Ballybrack On Thursday evening, in Ballybrack on Dublin’s southside,...

/ 29/07/2023

The East Wall Effect: Independents Posed to Capitalise off Ireland’s Rightward Shift

Irish politics is lamentably glacier-paced, but are the green shoots of right-wing populism beginning to show in opinion polls? The Irish media has had the right-wing spectre on the brain since the outbreak of citizen protests against the asylum industry...

/ 24/07/2023