Tag: Ireland

Is Irish Nationalism Lacking an Aesthetic?

 “We know of an ancient radiation  That haunts dismembered constellations” The re-emergence of the Right in the late 2010s will be viewed as one of most significant developments in Irish politics by future historians. Although afflicted by a myriad of...

/ 07/10/2021

Ireland’s Demographic Peril: A Report from Hungary’s Demographics and the Family Conference

Until recently, known throughout the world for their faith, fecundity and large families, the Irish people now have a falling birth rate which stands below simple replacement level. Consciously deciding to have a child is not just an expression of...

/ 04/10/2021

Facebook Clamps Down on Irish Republican Groups

Irish Republican groups have seen their Facebook and Instagram pages removed and supporters’ personal accounts locked in the latest move by tech companies against dissenters. As reported in the Irish News, the 32 County Sovereignty Movement saw its national page...

/ 23/09/2021

For All his Faults, Higgins is right on Northern Centenary

Michael D. Higgins has caused consternation amongst the John Brutons of this world by his non-attendance at a religious ceremony in Armagh that was to "mark the centenaries of the partition of Ireland and the formation of Northern Ireland."  The...

/ 18/09/2021

The Long Defeat: In Further Defence of Conservatism

Last November, I wrote an article for the Burkean entitled "In Defence of Conservatism". It drew two responses, one in December of that year ("Rebuking Conservatism", 07/12/2020) and one nine months later ("Does Conservatism Pave the Way for Progressivism", 11/09/2021)....

After Refugee Pledge and Anne McCloskey, Can Aontú be Trusted?

Pro-life republican party Aontú has found itself in quite a bit of hot water this week after a number of scandals causing a rift between the party and its grassroot supporters.  The latest of these scandals, which involves Derry GP...

/ 27/08/2021

In Defence of my Gym-bros: An Open Letter To Ryan Tubridy

Tubbers, a chara I am writing to you regarding your recent run-ins with young men of my generation. I understand that their inherent swagger, rugged charm and overall chad-like demeanor has left you somewhat disturbed, and with many questions. My...

/ 20/08/2021

Irexit: Does the Visegrad Option Suit Ireland?

There are two differing poles of thought as to what Ireland’s relationship with the European Union should be amongst the right-wing; one is that of the aptly named and self-explanatory “Irexit” and the other is adopting a political stance similar...

/ 08/06/2021

Simon Coveney Reiterates Support for Turkish Membership of EU

During a two-day visit to Ankara this week, Simon Coveney engaged with Turkish Foreign Minister, Mevlut Cavusogl, about the prospects of greater integration and membership for the 82 million strong predominantly Sunni nation into the European Union. Despite EU-Turkic relations...

/ 30/01/2021

Ireland: For a Positive Critique (Perhaps)

In 1961, the French nationalist Dominique Venner wrote and published a manifesto titled For A Positive Critique whilst imprisoned for his membership of the OAS (Organisation Armée Secrète). It was a dissident paramilitary organisation committed to maintaining French colonial rule...

/ 23/01/2021