Tag: left

Grooming Accusations Levelled at Soc Dem Councillor Owen Hanley

Earlier today, videos were posted to Twitter in which a teenage man accuses Social Democrats councillor for Galway City East, Owen Hanley, of sexually grooming him on social media when he was underage. Hanley has been accused by this teenager...

/ 02/01/2023

Cost of Living Protests: The Left Plays the Populist Game

Two years of the Irish Left hiding behind NPHET’s skirt came to an end this weekend as Dublin saw mass mobilisation for a march against the Cost of Living Crisis. Headlined by Taoiseach in waiting Mary Lou MacDonald and the...

/ 26/09/2022

Kicking Paul Murphy Up the Arse: Don’t Let the Left Neuter the Irish Winter of Discontent

As Western Europe flexes itself for a winter of protests against extortionate energy bills, the science and mechanics of protests both warrant examination to gauge the abyss that lies ahead. One of the more satisfying protests I recently attended was...

/ 18/09/2022

People Before Profit: NATO’s Fifth Column in Ireland?

People Before Profit (PBP), Ireland's left-wing establishment joke party, is one of the many casualties of the Ukrainian conflict. Their problem is their circus acts of shedding crocodile tears for refugees and other victims of war have, in the hot...

/ 29/03/2022

The Anti-Lockdown Movement: More than Individualism?

The anti-lockdown movement’s individualist rhetoric has led many among the nascent, dissident-right to become somewhat disenfranchised with the movement. Those in these circles often charge the prolificity of individualism for many of society’s downfalls.  The anti-lockdown movement’s appearance as an...

/ 19/01/2022

Arthur Griffith and the National System of Political Economy

“Brushing aside the fallacies of Adam Smith and his tribe, List points out that between the individual and humanity stands, and must continue to stand, a great fact – the nation.” – Arthur Griffith, ‘The Resurrection of Hungary’ International Ideology...

/ 16/08/2020

Graham Linehan and the End of Irish Public Life

The New Anti-Culture Wars: For the past 50 years liberal Ireland has styled itself as a counter-cultural force fighting against the tide of a conservative establishment in the form of Church and State. While questionable, this at least provided a...

/ 24/01/2019

Freedom of Speech is Not Just a Human Right – it’s a Human Necessity

For most of history saying something that contradicted those in power was a crime, in many cases punishable by death. Gradually people realised, we’re not truly free unless we can speak our mind, decide the words we use, and criticise...

/ 21/10/2018