Tag: NGOs

Moonshot’s Millions: Who is the British Government Backed Surveillance Firm Monitoring Irish Nationalism?

Good tidings it appears have reached Moonshot, a tech startup geared towards counter-extremism, which announced this week the hiring of 37 analysts as it seeks to open a Dublin office.  Making a name for itself for its role combating and...

/ 20/06/2021

Far Right Observatory — How Did An Anonymous Antifascist Organisation Receive €225,000 in Charity Funding?

Early last week Gript sleuthy reported on the apparent receipt of €112,500 in state funding by a rather opaque organisation named ‘The Far Right Observatory’. While the group has been earmarked for €112,500 worth of state funds, this figure at...

/ 15/06/2021

INAR’s New Vacancies: How Much Are Activists Being Paid to Replicate BLM Tactics in Ireland?

It would appear that despite the recent downturn, the nation’s NGO complex looks set to expand at pace with the announcement by the Irish Network Against Racism (INAR) of notice to fill two positions, both involved in community activism. With...

/ 12/05/2021

Irish Government Siphons 400k of Foreign Aid into Open Borders Propaganda

Alongside facemask manufacturers, it's been a rather halcyon year for so-called opponents of 'misinformation', as a cottage industry of experts have emerged onto the scene. From the entirely astroturfed ISD organisation, never quite off our airwaves, to battalions of perfunctory...

/ 26/04/2021

Institute For Strategic Dialogue: Case Study in Media Astroturfing

The Institute for Strategic Dialogue released a report this week detailing their intelligence-gathering on what they call the Irish "far-right". There is nothing new in this document, and it seems more like a compendium of their greatest hits already released...

/ 15/04/2021

How Much is Ebun Joseph Charging for Diversity Seminars?

"Do you ask a white-skinned person, when will you let the privilege associated with being white stop? Then again whiteness studies tell us that whiteness is a supplier of privilege that many Caucasians take for granted and are not even...

/ 13/04/2021

Guess Who’s On the State’s New Diversity Quango?

As part of an ongoing push to solidify the diversity agenda at a state level, the Department of Justice announced the formation of a 16-strong committee to dictate the government’s attitude on dealing with racism into the next decade. The...

/ 25/03/2021

The Irish Courts’ Disturbing Hate Speech Ruling

While without ratified hate speech legislation akin to other European states, it should be remembered that the Irish Republic still has strong legal recourse to charge those guilty of what is perceived to be aggravating speech. Despite living in an...

/ 17/02/2021

Le Chéile: Ireland Newest Censorship Org Off to an Uninspiring Start

The congested field of anti-racist organising in Ireland met with a new and belated contendor this December with the birth of Le Chéile, a new voice to combat Ireland’s apparently nefarious far right. With an arranged press release coverage from...

/ 29/01/2021

Which Anti-Lukashenko Groups is the Irish Government Funding in Belarus?

With a frenzy of street protests and clashes with the security forces, Minsk rather than Washington DC became the subject of international intrigue last August, with contested elections that saw much admonition directed towards veteran president Lukashenko by Western powers. ...

/ 19/01/2021