Immigration Religion

Conservatism and the Religion of the Future

On 6 June 2022 David Quinn, the former editor of The Irish Catholic newspaper and a regular conservative columnist in the mainstream press, tweeted “Unfortunately, I won’t live to see…

Irish Identity Irish nationalism

An Irish Nationalist Speaks

The following is an interview exchange carried out with a young Irish nationalist and member of the National Party. Interviewer: So first off, I’d like to ask you why you…

Irish Identity Irish nationalism

Irish Resurrection: Charting a Nationalist Future

“It is this imagery that 1916 is built around… the notion of resurrection. And in particular the idea that a Nation does not simply rise but must raise itself!” —…

Irish Identity Mass-Immigration

Breaking the Spell

Breaking the spell of defeatism is the role of activism. The overwhelming attitude that afflicts our people, is the debilitating cancer of nihilism and hopelessness. All around us, everyday we…

Emigration and Immigration

“Heroes of the global economy” – Mass-Immigration and Mass-Emigration as Tools of Global Capitalism

“Migrant workers, like our ancestors, are heroes and heroines of the global economy,” so proselytised Fintan O’Toole in The Irish Times in 2019. Of course we’ve heard this argument time…

Citizenship Ireland Mass-Immigration

Citizenship, Nationality and Mass-Immigration

Birthright Citizenship on the Cards Again If it was not already obvious that Ireland has a major problem with mass-immigration –and in dealing with that problem in the context of…

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…

Mass-Immigration

Mary McAleese and the New Plantation of Ireland

In Ireland “today, 17 per cent of our population comes from somewhere else. The last time that happened was probably the Plantation [of Ulster]. But this has been a different…

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…

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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…