Category: Politics

The Men of Undeclared Property: Accidental Landlordism and the Irish Elite

Since the revelation of Robert Troy’s undeclared property interests, there has been havoc in Dáil Éireann amongst similar negligent property owning TDs. Though it comes as no surprise that approximately 48 TDs and 29 Senators have vested interests in the...

/ 03/09/2022

Czar Ryan: Are the Greens Set to Become Energy Crisis Fallguys?

The lights have yet to dimmer and already Merrion Street seems flummoxed by the impending Winter Energy Crisis. While Irish military aid is flowing into the Donbass as part of Coveney’s Army, our native regime will find keeping the engine...

/ 01/09/2022

Will London Move to Close Dublin Backdoor for Albanian Migrants?

Fresh eyes are being drawn to clandestine people smuggling operations to the UK by way of Dublin, with the Telegraph mapping out the process for their British audience. Advertised extensively over TikTok and substantially less than through the English Channel...

/ 30/08/2022

Seán Mac Diarmada: The Rising’s Hidden Militant

“I say with every confidence that Tom Clarke’s person and Sean MacDiarmada’s energy and organising ability were the principle factors in creating a group and guiding events to make the Rising possible.” — Denis McCullough. For a period in Irish...

/ 29/08/2022

Shannon LNG : Ireland’s False Energy Dichotomy

As Cabinet documents reveal winter-time preparations for energy rationing and fresh emergency powers, a new urgency towards energy security has not yet imposed itself on the thinking of our domestic elites. With Corrib gas fields going dry and no movement...

/ 28/08/2022

Ortega y Gasset: Life After America?

The first part of this reflection on Ortega y Gasset's Revolt of the Masses is available here. Americanisation & the European Masses. The twenty-first century has seen the corruption of national life as a direct consequence of the continued influence...

/ 26/08/2022

Student Accommodation Crisis: No Room at Dublin’s Inns

It is that time of the year again. Student Union officials are handing out flyers at Luas stops asking commuters to give incoming Freshmen a room Trinity's Provost has been virtue signalling from her mansion at the bottom of Grafton...

/ 24/08/2022

A Car Bomb in Moscow: Who Killed Daria Dugin?

Last Saturday evening in Moscow, the daughter of the Russian philosopher and public figure Aleksandr Dugin, Daria “Dasha” Dugina, was killed in a car explosion. With few to no sources claiming that the explosion was purely the result of a...

/ 23/08/2022

The SPLC’s Irish Debut

Another weekend and another acronym as the Sunday Independent played host to yet another counter extremism think tank and their reportage on the dreaded yet still unformed ‘Irish far right’. The adroitly named Global Project Against Hate and Extremism (GPAHE)...

/ 22/08/2022

Ortega y Gasset: Man Against the Masses

José Ortega y Gasset, despite being one of the most renowned Spanish academics of the twentieth century, is an author whose corpus is unfortunately overlooked by modern anglophone right-wing circles. Ortega’s writings are of particular interest to a rightist analysis,...

/ 21/08/2022