Tag: EU

Taoiseach Slammed on Migrant Amnesty in EU Parliament

An Taoiseach found himself the unexpected subject of a verbal bruising over plans to grant effective amnesty to undocumented migrants in Ireland during a visit to the Brussels Parliament yesterday. Made by Swedish Democrat MEP Charlie Weimers, in his speech...

/ 09/06/2022

Ireland to Lose National Veto Under EU Proposals

Eurofederalism appears to be taking its final form with new recommendations proposed by the Conference on the Future of Europe inter alia effectively stripping away national vetoes for Ireland and other member states on a range of issues. Aiming to...

/ 25/05/2022

Wagner in the Sahel: What’s Behind the Irish Withdrawal in Mali?

Scant attention has been paid to the partial withdrawal of the Irish Army Ranger Wing from the war-ravaged nation of Mali last month, amid fast and loose accusations of Russian backed atrocities involving the Wagner mercenary group.  A contingent of...

/ 12/05/2022

Four More Years of Viktor: American Backed Opposition Flops in Hungary

In what was supposed to be a highly contested election and in spite of Western media outlets continuously reporting throughout the campaign that Orbán’s government was on the ropes, the Hungarian people made clear their preferred method-of-government: nationalist, conservative and...

/ 04/04/2022

Ukraine: Whoever Wins Washington Must Lose

The disputed deaths of five Ukrainian soldiers alongside the escalation of fighting between Kiev and the breakaway republics of the Donbass heralds a new chapter in the post-Euromaidan conflict. Allegedly part of a reconnaissance group that violated Russian territory, the...

/ 22/02/2022

Zemmour: The French Republic’s Last Safety Valve

You don’t have to read the historical tea leaves much to comprehend we are in the final days of the French Fifth Republic.  Vacillating between republican decadence and military strongmen the past quarter of a millenium, the present Élysée regime...

/ 10/01/2022

EU Recognition Suffocates Irish Revival

“The speaking of Irish is not an end but a means to an end: the end is Nationality.” – Pádraig Mac Piarais Non-accelerating inflation rate of unemployment in Irish is ráta dífhostaíochta gan éifeacht ar bhoilsciú. Phenylazobenzene in Irish is...

/ 08/01/2022

The Journal’s €350k Brussels Bailout

In May of last year, The Journal was forced to deny rumours of its impending dissolution with false and malicious stories circulating that the site was on the cusp of formally closing the shutters owing to financial stress. Founded in...

/ 23/10/2021

Poland Court Ruling Shows EU Going Beyond Its Legal Authority

Poland’s Constitutional Court ruling that European law does not always hold supremacy over national law is not what the fear-mongering commentariat deem it to be. When Poland brought about an attempt to reform its Communist-era judicial system, the European Courts...

/ 14/10/2021

German Elections: Did the Centre Hold?

In Brendan Simms’ 2013 work Europe: The Struggle for Supremacy, he argued that the geopolitical history of Europe since the fall of Constantinople could be boiled down to the question of mastery over Germany. The land of the Rhein, Oder,...

/ 05/10/2021