The Yank: Lessons from a Republican Gunrunner

There are few books these days that I can find myself lost in, most suffer from feeling derivative, asinine, or just plain boring. Everyone thinks they can be a writer. So I was pleasantly surprised when I sat down to...

/ 09/09/2022

Has Enoch Burke Jailing Scuppered Hate Speech Rollout

Rising to global notoriety overnight, prisoner Enoch Burke entered the state's custody this week following a refusal to comply with an injunction on teaching at the Westmeath school he works at.  A teacher of German and History, Burke earned himself...

/ 07/09/2022

Right Wing Extremism in Ireland aka The State Wants Us to Do Something Stupid

The canon of Irish nationalism is replete with energised vanguards doing injury against an occupational and malign state. From Eoghan Ruadh Ó Néill to the Provisional movement, the pike has won the day over non-violent and certainly unromantic democratic methods...

/ 06/09/2022

Arguments Against IRFU Trans Decision Fail to Cross the Line

Writing in the University Times, River Cooke tries to argue that “women's rugby must include all women”, and, in particular, men who want to masquerade as women.  Rivers sees the exclusion of such men from women's sports as unfair because,...

/ 04/09/2022

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