Tag: An Garda Síochána

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

Fewer Than 20% Of Deportation Orders Actually Actioned

Under Freedom of Information request The Burkean can reveal that since 2015, only 18.9% of deportation orders issued have actually been actioned. From figures obtained from the Department of Justice of the 7,496 deportation orders issued by the state between...

/ 16/04/2021

Inside the Garda Hate Speech Unit

A freedom of information request was recently answered An Garda Síochána’s National Diversity and Integration Unit (GNDIU), the unit tasked with the implementation of hate speech laws in Ireland. The request sought to understand the financial upkeep, organisational role, and...

/ 22/03/2021

Garda Policing must return to First Principles

“An Garda Síochána will succeed, not by force of arms or numbers, but by their moral authority as servants of the people” — Michael Joseph Staines, First Garda Commissioner The above statement is, in my opinion, a good founding principle...

/ 12/03/2021

The Irish Courts’ Disturbing Hate Speech Ruling

While without ratified hate speech legislation akin to other European states, it should be remembered that the Irish Republic still has strong legal recourse to charge those guilty of what is perceived to be aggravating speech. Despite living in an...

/ 17/02/2021

‘I Want Him Terminated’ — Gardaí & Civilians Targeted After Nkencho Killing

Video has emerged purportedly of Emmanuel Nkencho, brother of recently deceased George Nkencho, making threats against the member of Garda Síochana who shot dead his brother on the 30th of December in an act that appears to be self defence....

/ 01/01/2021

Virtue Signalling & American Racial Politics — The George Nkencho Shooting

What Happened on the Day? At 12.15pm yesterday Gardaí arrived on the scene to what they described as a public order incident, outside Hartstown Shopping Centre near Blanchardstown. The incident involved a Nigerian male named George Nkencho (27) with a...

/ 31/12/2020

Arrests Made After Anti-Lockdown Protestors Briefly Blockade Dublin Port

11 arrests were made yesterday afternoon following attempts by anti-lockdown protestors to blockade Dublin Port. At 2pm an ensemble of non-aligned protestors gathered on O’Connell Bridge shortly before making their way east to the North Wall Quay where they were...

/ 23/10/2020

Lawless Ireland: Lies, Damned Lies, and Statistics

Something is seriously wrong. The strangulation and beating of an 18-year-old teenage boy, the abduction and strangulation of a 24-year-old waitress, the savage beating and killing of a 14-year-old schoolgirl, and now the triple shooting at a Bray boxing club...

/ 08/06/2018