Tag: Dublin

East Wall: Dublin Working Class Turns Against Asylum Racket

Men, women and children from East Wall, Ballybough and North Strand gathered in their hundreds to protest outside the nearby Old ESB offices on East Wall Road today, which has been transformed, literally overnight, into a military style barracks for...

/ 19/11/2022

Who Lets Moore Street Rot?

Wandering down Moore Street the morning after hoodlums rammed Garda cars in Cherry Orchard, I chanced upon a glimpse of Dublin in the rarified ol' times. There, guitar in hand, surrounded by a phalanx of smiling Gardaí, was actor Phelim...

/ 25/09/2022
people gathering on street

Dublin Does Sodom and Gomorrah

Given the current state of Dublin's inner city, it seems the slums of a century and more ago have been painted over to cater to Sinn Féin's LGBT++ zeitgeist.  Dublin, in a word, is a kip; it combines all of...

/ 14/06/2022

Dublin’s Globalist Aesthetic

Dublin is in many respects a bloated provincial town - one stretching out in kilometers in each direction to accommodate over a million people, as opposed to a kilometer in each to accommodate ten thousand. Large buildings are the exception...

/ 27/04/2022

Dublin Trucker Protest: Has Haulier Resistance Flatlined Already?

Populism came to town on wheels Monday with the commencement and subsequent cessation of what was supposed to be an indefinite blockade by truckers against rising fuel prices. Loosely organised around the haulier group ‘The People Of Ireland Against Fuel...

/ 12/04/2022

Globo-Homo Dublin: An A-Z Guide

"The bus for town left days ago...Damn them that brought me here" —The For Carnation, A Tribute To Introduction Preliminary note: for those unacquainted with the Fair City, please watch this video as a primer. An aeon ago, as a...

/ 15/03/2022

TCD Debating Scandal: Do Bugman Sexual Ethics Have a Future

Another Irish institution was put on notice this month with allegations of sexual impropriety emerging, this time in the swank environs of Trinity College debating. Centring on the twin TCD debating societies (The Hist and The Phil), the scandal aired...

/ 25/09/2021

What Explains Covid Youth Shaming in Ireland?

There was much crying and gnashing of teeth from politicians and government officials Saturday over mass outdoor gatherings of mostly young people in Dublin and Cork. After over a year’s worth of lockdowns, the drink-filled gatherings were lambasted by a...

/ 01/06/2021

James “Lugs” Branigan: Lessons from An Era of Paternal Policing

At his retirement dinner in 1973, Chief Superintendent of the Gardaí Patrick Malone — a man not known for exaggerated statements — described Branigan as “one of those people who become a legend in their own time”. Born in 1910...

/ 08/04/2021

The Left Should Support Anti-Lockdownism

Calling Anti-Lockdown Protests 'Far-Right' Is Like Your Da Calling All Crisps 'Tayto'  On February 27th, 2021, a protest in favour of 'reopening' Irish society and against the lockdown restrictions currently in place was attended by several hundred people in Dublin...

/ 13/03/2021