Ireland Nationalism

“Thou Shalt Not Vote for the National Party”: The Politics of Conformity in Liberal Ireland

“We never had any intention of creating a new political party. We are about creating an ancient political party. A party that is so old that it is older than…

Dublin Bay South Bye Election

Posters Go Up for Justin Barrett in Dublin Bay South Bye-Election

The following are some images of the posters that have been going up for Justin Barrett in Dublin Bay South for the upcoming bye-election. We in the National Party would…

Irish nationalism

The Year So Far: National Party 2021 in Pictures

Members of the National Party's Dublin cumann at the Wolfe Tone statue in Stephen's Green, Dublin City. Members of the National Party's Galway Cumann at the Liam Mellows statue in...
2021 Riots

Parallel Societies: Why Liberalism Has No Answer to Sectarian Riots

The year is 2021 and sectarian violence is once more front page news. Images of flaming wreckage fill our television screens on a nightly basis. But there is an air…

Irish nationalism Liam Mellows

Liam Mellows: Soldier and Politician

Abstract Born in England to a British Army father and a mother from Wexford, Liam Mellows and his family returned to Ireland when he was a young child. From an…

Christmas Lockdown Party Update

Christmas 2020 Message from the Party Leader

It’s beginning to look a lot like… they ruined Christmas. If feverishness is a symptom of Covid the Government and NPHET would do well to take their own advice and…

Irish nationalism

Rejecting the Politics of Nostalgia

Is Nationalism Nostalgic? The accusation is made that nationalism is nostalgic; that it is merely a reactionary longing for an idealised past. But this misrepresents both nationalism and nostalgia. The…

Irish Identity Irish nationalism

A Separatist Tradition: Irish Nationalism in the 21st Century

“It thus appears that Ireland has been Separatist up to the beginning of the generation that is now growing old. Separatism, in fact, is the national position. Whenever an Irish…

Irish nationalism Monuments

Irish History Is Targeted for Demolition

The recent American fad for toppling statues has finally reached Ireland. Among the targets for demolition are a monument to Christopher Columbus in Galway City and a plaque to Richard…

General Election

Statement on the General Election

Introduction Sufficient time has now passed to comment on February’s general election and its implications for the country and for the National Party. It would be tedious to analyse that…