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“Notions” Are Good, Actually.

There are few things worse for an Irish person than being called out for having “notions”. The accused is thought to be prideful, self-obsessed, narcissistic, and possibly delusional.  In reality, “having notions” means having ideas above your station. The Irish, […]

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22 February 2024

[REVEALED] RTÉ AUDIENCE MEMBER TURNS OUT TO BE A LEFT-WING LGBT ACTIVIST

Last night on RTE’s Up Front with Katie Hannon, an audience member posed a question about the upcoming marriage referendum. Viewers recognised him from a previous episode of the show. In an unsurprising twist, he has been revealed to be […]

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21 February 2024

‘An Geimhreadh Thiar?’: Máirtín Ó Direáin as a Spenglerian Prophet of Ireland’s Decline

Influenced by the anti-modernism of Oswald Spengler, the Gaelic poetry of Ó Direáin rebukes modern Ireland’s urban winter in favour of a return to the consciousness of our rural springtime. The following article is syndicated with permission from Aistí ó […]

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20 February 2024

Ireland’s debt to Sweden: The foundation of the Irish Folklore Commission

This article was translated to Swedish and published by the Swedish publication Konservativ debatt. Here it is displayed in the original English-language form. At the beginning of the twentieth century, the Gaelic Revival sought to recover and express Ireland’s native […]

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16 February 2024

Rajputana and Decadence: a Warning to European Civilisation

This article has been syndicated with the permission of the Swedish publication Konservativ debatt. It has been translated into English from the original Swedish.  Rajputana, Land of the Rajputs, in the early 12th century, was a kingdom filled with majestic […]

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8 February 2024

Fact-check: Helen McEntee “Debunking Migration Myths”

Minister for Justice Helen McEntee last week claimed to “bust five myths about migration.” We’ examined her claims using the available statistics. Claim #1: Migrants Contribute to the Economy  Fact Check: False The Minister cites a statistic, without reference, stating […]

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6 February 2024

FACT-CHECK: Is obesity a disease, as Leo claims?

 “Obesity is a disease, and we should not forget that.” – Leo Varadkar  Sinn Féin TD for Louth, Ruairí Ó Murchú, brought up the shortage of ozempic in Ireland, a drug being touted as a sufficient weight-loss remedy, with Leo […]

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31 January 2024

Newbridge Stands Firm

We spoke to Tom and Críostoir who are campaigning against the recent plantation that has beset Newbridge in County Kildare. They expressed distrust and frustration with the government and elected representatives over the blatant disregard and contempt the people of […]

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29 January 2024

Ireland’s State-Owned Bank is a Woke, Trans, and anti-White Dystopia

The Burkean reports on leaked internal memos exposing the hyper woke and ethically shaky HR practices in Permanent TSB (PTSB), a bank that is majority-owned by the Irish govenrment. Are we heading for a neo Penal Law regime in this […]

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22 January 2024

Fact-Check: Green Party Press Officer Claim About “Racist Irish Twitter Users”

The Claim: The Facts: The Verdict: Disinformation ❌ None of the accounts Manus Carlisle referred to have the profile picture in question. His claim is totally incorrect. Furthermore, his claim about the large growth of “racist” accounts being fake does […]

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18 January 2024