Tag: Sinn Féin

How Sinn Féin Controls the Irish-American Press

The main Irish-American print newspapers of note are The Irish Echo and The Irish Voice. In terms of e-media, the main Irish-American outlet is IrishCentral.com, which is a “sister-publication” to The Irish Voice.  Traditionally The Echo and The Voice have...

/ 31/12/2021

Fundraising and Irish Politics

Dodgy dealings are never far from Irish politics, it seems. A report by the Irish Independent found that Fianna Fáil and Fine Gael had used a change in law to classify their raising half a million and a million euro...

/ 04/12/2021

Faith and Fatherland: An Interview with Gerry McGeough

The Burkean sat down recently with veteran republican activist Gerry McGeough. McGeough has been a long-time stalwart of nationalism, republicanism, and an advocate for the Faith and tradition. Gerry has written a number of books and was previously the editor...

/ 25/11/2021

With Every Ardfheis, More Republicans Leave Sinn Féin

As the dust settles on the 2021 Sinn Féin Ardfheis, the Free State’s assimilation of the Provisional Movement is complete: Sinn Féin has trod the ways of Fianna Fáil evolving from a revolutionary militant party to a “slightly constitutional” party...

/ 02/11/2021

Has the Irish Government Been Funding Terrorists in the Middle-East?

Minister for Foreign Affairs Simon Coveney has asked for clarification from Israeli officials after the Jewish state designated six NGOs operating within Israel as being terrorist organisations, some of which receive funding from the Irish Government. In a statement made...

/ 27/10/2021

Paddy’s Populist Pivot — Is Cosgrave Our Guy?

What to do when yuppies go rogue? That must be the question ruminated upon by elements of our government at the political noises being made by former tech golden boy Paddy Cosgrave, famous by way of the ill fated Web...

/ 13/08/2021

Thousands of Irish People Protest New “Discriminatory and Unfair” Lockdown Restrictions

Protesters amassed outside Áras an Uachtaráin in Phoenix park this evening in response to the recent ramming through of Covid legislation last night by the government.  The legislation, which has stirred up significant controversy nationwide, would forbid many of those...

/ 15/07/2021

Exit Edwin: What the Poots Resignation Means for Unionism

A new First Minister has been crowned, and fast falls the Sword of Damocles on Edwin Poots for his temerity. Less than a month after a bitter and public backstabbing that saw Arlene Foster toppled, her successor has suffered the...

/ 17/06/2021

Ruairí Ó Brádaigh: Case Study in Irish Republican Absolutism

On the eve of his execution, James Connolly, mindful of how posterity would perceive him, said that ‘the Socialists will not understand why I am here; they forget I am an Irishman’.  The theme underlying those words also rings true...

/ 05/06/2021

Eoghan Harris: Downfall of a Regime Journalist

This weekend a scheduling hole will be blown in the oped columns of the Sunday Independent following the departure of long term polemicist Eoghan Harris. By now most readers will have heard of the saga. One of how a veteran...

/ 08/05/2021