Tag: NGO

Civil Society Assemble! Maynooth Issues Report on Combating Right Wing Populism

Resisting the Far Right: Civil Society Strategies for Countering the Far Right in Ireland is a recent publication by the academic jokers of Maynooth University, which was once synonymous with the supposedly far right Catholic Church, before this obvious rot...

/ 20/09/2022

The SPLC’s Irish Debut

Another weekend and another acronym as the Sunday Independent played host to yet another counter extremism think tank and their reportage on the dreaded yet still unformed ‘Irish far right’. The adroitly named Global Project Against Hate and Extremism (GPAHE)...

/ 22/08/2022

Left Wing Advocacy Groups Advertises Student Role at €1.78 an Hour

Specialising in the production of progressive audio-visual content and campus activism, ‘STAND’ is a little known website and advocacy group funded through the Department of Foreign Affairs and their Irish Aid programme. Existing under the umbrella of the Suas Educational...

/ 05/08/2022

Tavistock’s Irish Legacy

A longstanding bolthole for the Republic’s gender reassignment service, the closure of the specialist Tavistock clinic owing to the findings of an independent review is sure to have an impact on the treatment of Irish children at home. Coming under...

/ 02/08/2022

Hate Speech in Ireland: The Road Ahead

Kicked into the legislative long grass by Charlie Flanagan, rumblings by the Department of Justice this week indicate an intention to finally cut the Gordian knote on viable hate speech legislation this autumn. Specifically mentioned within the Programme for Government...

/ 13/07/2022

Is Kinnegad Just the Beginning? Asylum Wave Inbound for Ireland

The following quote is Roderic O'Gorman's sole explanation for the increase in the number of non-Ukraine related asylum seekers in Ireland so far this year. "Since the lifting of international travel restrictions post-Covid-19, there has been a significant increase of...

/ 11/07/2022

Beware of the Risen Aul One: Reflections on Pride vs Joe Duffy:

“I see the worst in people. I don’t need to look past seeing them to get all I need. I’ve built my hatreds up over the years, little by little” – Daniel Plainview, ‘There Will be Blood’ We Kill Our...

/ 17/06/2022

TUSLA Fostering Services Advertised Alongside ‘Glory Hole’ Sex Club

The Burkean can report that an advertisement for the state child services agency TUSLA was published in a magazine containing graphic promotional material for a sex club. Printed on page 113 of Issue 372 of GCN (Gay Community News) magazine,...

/ 11/06/2022

TENI Covers Their Tracks: Did Trans NGO Lie About Accountancy Qualifications?

The beleaguered trans NGO TENI continues its march towards ruination with revelations by the Sunday Times that the group’s chairperson Sara Phillips allegedly misrepresented themselves as a chartered accountant. Blazing a trail of  infamy for careless accounting, TENI seemingly erased...

/ 09/05/2022

TENI to Hand Back HSE Funding After Missing Account Deadline

It is very much a case of déjà vu all over again as The Burkean can report that the trans charity TENI has allowed yet another deadline to provide their accounts to the CRO lapse. The third deadline running that...

/ 02/04/2022