Ard Fheis

National Party Ard Fheis 2019

On the 16th of November, the National Party held its 2019 Ard Fheis in Co. Westmeath. The event was well attended and ran smoothly. It featured speeches from cumann leaders,…

Freedom of Speech Hate Speech Laws Nationalism

Hate Speech Laws in Ireland: Project “Dún do Bhéal”

On the 24th of October 2019, a public consultation on the implementation of “hate speech” laws was launched. It ends on the 13th of December. The drive to implement these…

Óige Náisiúnach | Nationalist Youth

Óige Náisiúnach | Nationalist Youth – Postering Campaign 17/09/19

On the 17th of September, youth activists with the National Party postered campuses across the country, including University College Dublin, Trinity College Dublin, Technological University Dublin, Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology,…

Local Organising

Building the National Movement

So far this year the National Party has focused on building grass-root structures. We have launched a series of new cumainn throughout the country. In April we launched cumainn in…

Nationalism

Countering Ideological Fatigue

One thing I have noticed over the past few months is the effect which ideological fatigue can sometimes have on myself as well as on other nationalists. Of course, a…

Immigration

Overview of Mass-Immigration in Ireland: Part III – Citizenship Ceremonies

The effects of mass-immigration on Irish nationhood have been immense, and nowhere is that so evident as in the much vaunted Citizenship Ceremonies which began in 2011. These events have…

Referendum

After Blasphemy

On the 26th of October, Irish citizens will be once again asked to vote in a referendum. This referendum won’t be about looking for a mandate to fix any of…

Emigration Immigration

Overview of Mass-Immigration in Ireland: Part II – The Recession Years

In this section we will look at the period after the economic downturn and how immigration (including the immigration which had already occurred) combined with large scale native emigration to…

Mass-Immigration

Overview of Mass-Immigration in Ireland: Part I – The Tiger Years

This is the first in a series of articles on the phenomenon of mass-immigration in Ireland since the 1990s.  They will focus on presenting a general chronology of events, a…

Military

The Defence forces retention crisis

Our Nation’s Defence forces are in crisis, with recruitment numbers declining sharply and serving members leaving in droves, in many cases paying to do so. With a membership of below…