Tag: Fine Gael

Gunboat Asylum Policy: Don’t Fall Into Tory Trap on Irish Refugee Crisis

The 20th century problem of partition took a 21st century turn for the worse this week as Westminster commenced a sabre rattling campaign against Dublin with a semi-overt threat to target the Republic with hybrid migration Lukashenko style. A week...

/ 30/04/2024

It’s Over For Varadkar

Leo Varadkar is stepping down. The future of his political career is anyone's guess, but it does not look rosy. AN IGNOMINOUS LIFE IN POLITICS When the history of Varadkar's career in office is written, it will be damning, no...

/ 20/03/2024

Ireland’s Referendum: Vote No No

On March 8th, international women's day, Ireland will go to the polls in what is yet another controversial referendum put forth by a socially distant government. Sources within Dáil Éireann have noted the internal divide within Fine Gael and Fianna...

/ 07/03/2024

Fact-check: Helen McEntee “Debunking Migration Myths”

Minister for Justice Helen McEntee last week claimed to "bust five myths about migration." We' examined her claims using the available statistics. Claim #1: Migrants Contribute to the Economy  Fact Check: False The Minister cites a statistic, without reference, stating...

/ 07/02/2024

Newbridge Stands Firm

We spoke to Tom and Críostoir who are campaigning against the recent plantation that has beset Newbridge in County Kildare. They expressed distrust and frustration with the government and elected representatives over the blatant disregard and contempt the people of...

/ 29/01/2024

Ireland’s Referendum Is About Immigration

...and the government is panicking. The Irish government has voiced fear that the upcoming referendum on the position of women and the family in the Irish constitution may be hijacked by the so-called “far-right.” Elements of the referendum will have...

/ 31/12/2023

Irish NGOs to be Given Policing Powers

"Local community safety partnerships" - Ireland's much-derided Migrant NGOs will get a role in policing - including what citizens can say. According to investigation from Extra.ie, embattled Minister for Justice Helen McEntee is facing a revolt from the government's senate...

/ 01/12/2023

Government Spends Billions on Refugees but Refuses Irish People Humanitarian Aid

Locals in Wexford were told by the government that they would not receive aid after a freak weather disaster destroyed their lives. The same government literally sends billions abroad for the same situation; the only difference is that they're happy...

/ 18/10/2023

Paddy Cosgrave Did Nothing Wrong (About Israel)

The Web Summit founder has been forced to issue an apology for his tweets on the situation in Gaza. What was this all about, and was he right to say sorry? Over the past few days, a storm in a...

/ 17/10/2023

The Government’s Support of Palestine and Rejection of Armenia is Rank Hypocrisy

In the past couple of weeks, members of the Irish government have, in a rare moment of virtue, voiced their opposition to aggressive Israeli military moves in Gaza. While this is to be commended, it brings into stark relief the...

/ 16/10/2023