Tag: Nationalism

Who is Lobbying the State on Hate Speech Legislation?

As of yet uncodified, it appears almost certain that a hate speech bill of some sort will limp its way to the Cabinet table circa Easter time this year. While the Department of Justice has forewarned that it will not...

/ 10/02/2021

What Sort of Nationalist Are You?

Nationalism has made somewhat of a resurgence in the past decade, which was arguably caused by the internet opening up the floodgates to unorthodox opinions—although some may argue it was just a natural backlash against multiculturalism. With a growing number...

/ 09/02/2021

How Pádraig Pearse Imagined Ireland in the Year 2006 (1906)

The following are extracts from a 1906 essay entitled ‘In my Garden’ from the August 4th edition of An Claidheamh Soluis. The full corpus of the magazine archive is freely available and dutifully digitised by means of the Conradh na...

/ 07/02/2021

Aodh de Blácam: Ireland’s Answer to Oswald Spengler

“I contemplate a people which has had a long night, and will have an inevitable day. I am turning my eyes toward a hundred years to come, and I dimly see the Ireland I am gazing on become the road...

/ 28/01/2021

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

Vive le Roi : An Interview with Action française

A staple of the French Right since its genesis in 1899 Action française is (AF) a largely student led nationalist group known for its boisterous youth activism and philosophical moorings. Often described as a gadfly to Le Pen’s Rassemblement National...

/ 21/01/2021

A Dialogue with Republicans

Following a number of exchanges between this publication and authors of The Pensive Quill regarding the relationship between right-wing Nationalists and the left-wing of Republicanism as of late, I found myself again considering how it has come to be that...

/ 16/01/2021

The Truth and Lies about George Nkencho

This Sunday, allegations of misinformation being spread by the Right in relation to George Nkencho appeared online. Most notably was that of an article published in the ‘Sunday World’, which claimed that a ‘far-right organization’ had been circulating false claims...

/ 03/01/2021

The Hallucination of ‘Ulster’ — Tom Kettle

An accomplished poet, economist as well as Home Rule politician, Tom Kettle was an up and coming figure in moderate Irish nationalism before his death at the Somme while serving with the Royal Dublin Fusiliers in 1916. With the centenary...

/ 03/01/2021

Soft Power and Lessons from the Irish Left

The proliferation of the Left’s various non-governmental bodies is something we on the right regularly make refrain towards, as an explanation in how they have successfully subverted the social and cultural life of the country. Whether it has been through...

/ 29/12/2020