Category: Politics

Treading Water: The EU Threat to the Irish Fishing Industry

We have the most fertile fishing waters in Europe with huge potential for creating vast wealth and jobs for the communities which inhabit our beautiful coastal towns. Yet as it stands, a maximum of 18,000 people in Ireland are employed...

/ 24/06/2021

Dublin Fishing Flotilla: What Has Irish Fishermen Protesting?

A flotilla of fishing vessels sailed down into Dublin today to protest the loss of fishing quotas in both UK and Irish waters for Irish fishermen post-Brexit. The flotilla, boasting approximately 50 vessels, stopped outside the National Convention Centre, currently...

/ 23/06/2021

Le Chéile: Has the NGO Complex’s Popular Front Already Fallen Flat?

An odour of damp squid was to be smelt around Dublin’s Smithfield Square Saturday, as our NGO complex’s latest, lumbering against an as of inchoate populism mustered. Backed by enough NGO quangos to keep Lucy Michael employed for a millennium,...

/ 21/06/2021

Moonshot’s Millions: Who is the British Government Backed Surveillance Firm Monitoring Irish Nationalism?

Good tidings it appears have reached Moonshot, a tech startup geared towards counter-extremism, which announced this week the hiring of 37 analysts as it seeks to open a Dublin office.  Making a name for itself for its role combating and...

/ 20/06/2021

Defence Forces Retract Farcical Threat Assessment of Radical Right

The past year we’ve become accustomed to our state’s security apparatus warning about an as of yet non-existent terrorist threat from the so called far right. While the Oireachtas benches have not been graced by their first hard right parliamentarian,...

/ 18/06/2021

Exit Edwin: What the Poots Resignation Means for Unionism

A new First Minister has been crowned, and fast falls the Sword of Damocles on Edwin Poots for his temerity. Less than a month after a bitter and public backstabbing that saw Arlene Foster toppled, her successor has suffered the...

/ 17/06/2021

The Plan to Revive Irish Mass Rocks

As the pandemic and oppressive government edicts challenge ecclesiastical services across Ireland, a new push is underway to revive the time-honoured tradition of the Irish Mass Rock. Spearheaded by the pastoral charity, Aid to the Church in Need Ireland, priests...

/ 17/06/2021

The New Garda Powers Bill — A Cause for Concern?

The scheme of the proposed Garda Powers Bill was brought to national attention thanks in no small part to the claim that failure to provide a password to an electronic device to Gardaí under warrant will itself constitute an offence,...

/ 16/06/2021

Far Right Observatory — How Did An Anonymous Antifascist Organisation Receive €225,000 in Charity Funding?

Early last week Gript sleuthy reported on the apparent receipt of €112,500 in state funding by a rather opaque organisation named ‘The Far Right Observatory’. While the group has been earmarked for €112,500 worth of state funds, this figure at...

/ 15/06/2021

Is the American Pro-Life Movement Heading for Victory on Roe v. Wade?

Abortion remains one of the most divisive issues in U.S politics. It follows that Roe v. Wade remains one of the most controversial U.S Supreme Court decisions. The 1973 decision ruled that the Constitution of the United States, without excessive...

/ 14/06/2021