Category: Ireland

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

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

Social Media, Body Dysmorphia & Toxic Online Gym Culture

There can be little doubt that social media has had a profound impact on society. Sure, it has brought people closer together. I can connect with a friend who I haven't seen in years and receive a vivid, blow by...

/ 27/06/2023

RTÉ on the Ropes? Time for a TV Licence Boycott

Blood is on the floor in Donnybrook after bombshell revelations about €345,000 worth of below the counter payments to Ryan Tubirdy forced the resignation of RTÉ’s head Dee Forbes in a shock punch to the jugular to the nation’s cosy...

/ 26/06/2023

“McGregor Forever” Review: We Never Left

Lanklet Dev analyses the themes and motifs of the recent Conor McGregor documentary... To coincide with the beginning of Gael Boy Summer, the leader of the coming youngfella revolution released his highly anticipated documentary "McGregor Forever" recently. It consists of...

/ 25/06/2023

The Azure Forum: NATO’s Irish Think-Tank?

Established in 2019, the Azure Forum is a British foreign policy think-tank based in Ireland. Largely flying under the public’s radar, the Azure Forum has been active in foreign policy debates in the media and pro-Atlanticist media circles. Protecting National...

/ 21/06/2023

The Irish Establishment is Not Ready for a Politicised Presidency

Not just a novelty tea cosy, Michael D Higgins has thrown the fox into the Atlanticist henhouse with a robust defence of Irish neutrality ahead of a blatantly rigged forum on defence policy.  True to his contrarian anti-war roots the...

/ 20/06/2023

Irish Neutrality Committee Rigged by Pro-NATO Gov 

 With the war in Ukraine turning into even more of a meat grinder, Ryan Kiersey takes a look at the machinations of our own government to force the Irish people into the conflict through a citizen's assembly-style charade. Ireland’s Consultative...

/ 19/06/2023

Hate Speech Split in Fianna Fáil?

Oireachtas TV likely hit record numbers in the low hundreds this week as anxious right-wingers tuned in to watch a Seanad debate on hate speech laws.  McEntee’s Bill experienced a cakewalk through the lower house last month, with a gaggle...

/ 15/06/2023