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    11/30/2023 4:09:33 PM PST · by Rummyfan · 7 replies
    Powerline ^ | 30 Nov 2023 | John Hinderaker
    An Irish author has just won the Booker prize:Irish author Paul Lynch won the Booker Prize on Sunday. His novel, Prophet Song, imagines an Ireland that has fallen under Right-wing totalitarian control, and begins with members of the new secret police rapping on the door of a union leader to interrogate him for “sowing discord and unrest” against the government.The reality, of course, is precisely the opposite:The irony is that this is the exact opposite of what is happening in Ireland right now. The government in Dublin is indeed introducing extraordinary new legislation to restrict freedom of speech. But it’s...
  • PSNI treating Belfast 'Irish lives matter' graffiti as 'hate incident'

    11/29/2023 2:55:02 PM PST · by Rummyfan · 19 replies
    ITV ^ | 29 Nov 2023 | UTV
    Police are treating 'Irish lives matter' graffiti which has appeared in west Belfast as a 'hate incident' The graffiti appeared after signage saying the community "will no longer accept the re-housing of illegal immigrants" was erected in the Suffolk area on Tuesday. The West Belfast MLA Gerry Carroll said there was no place for this "racist poison". While Sinn Féin MP Paul Maskey described it as an "attempt to create fear and intimidate people". Inspector Andrew Matson said: “We are treating the matter as a hate incident. “Our local Neighbourhood Policing Team have been undertaking enquiries in the area and...
  • Muslim Politician Calls for Irish Protestors to be 'Shot in Head'

    11/29/2023 2:50:04 PM PST · by yesthatjallen · 45 replies
    Catholic Arena ^ | 11 29 2023 | Staff
    Ireland’s ruling Fianna Fail party have escalated their rhetoric against their own citizens, calling for protestors against stabbings by migrants to be ‘shot in the head’. Last Thursday, an immigrant from Algeria (who was not deported when he was ordered to) stabbed children on the streets of Dublin. Since then, the increasingly incompetent and egomaniacal Justice Minister Helen McEntee has used the tragedy to wage war on her enemies, namely anyone who opposed her widely panned anti free speech law proposals. McEntee has barely uttered two words about her government’s failure to stop the attack. They allowed him back on...
  • International protection applicants rose 415% in 2022 [Ireland]

    11/29/2023 12:37:33 PM PST · by Olog-hai · 2 replies
    RTÉ ^ | Wednesday, 29 Nov 2023 20:16 | Ailbhe Conneely, Social Affairs & Religion Correspondent
    The number of people seeking international protection in Ireland accounted for 1.3% of the EU total last year, according to research by the European Migration Network (EMN) Ireland. More than 13,600 applications for international protection were made last year, a 415% increase from 2021 and a 186% increase from 2019. The EMN is an EU network that works within the ESRI to conduct research on migration and international protection. […] A total of 141,600 people arrived in Ireland in the year leading up to April 2023, which represented a 31% increase from the year to April 2022. CSO emigration figures...
  • Irish Leftists Blame Violence Against Women On Misogyny To Hide The Real Cause: Their Open Borders

    11/29/2023 7:42:43 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 8 replies
    The Federalist ^ | 11/29/2023 | Eoin Lenihan
    Ireland’s rate of deadly violence against women could fall dramatically through sensible migration policy and other basic programs.A 2022 report by RealClearPolitics confirmed what many Europeans had long suspected but could not prove because of data obfuscation by individual governments: Europe has a massive immigrant violent crime problem. The 10-year data study showed that across the EU, “each one percentage point increase in immigrant population is associated with a 3.6 percent increase in the homicide rate.” In Germany, where police and politicians fiercely guard immigrant crime statistics, an academic study found that asylum applicants were responsible for a massive 10.4...
  • Washington Post and BBC falsely claim the Dublin attacker was not an immigrant – here is the truth

    11/28/2023 5:08:07 PM PST · by MNDude · 25 replies
    On 25th November (local time), The Washington Post published a report claiming that the perpetrator of a stabbing attack in Ireland that led to riots in Dublin was not an immigrant but an Irish citizen. The report cited BBC’s unnamed sources that claimed that the perpetrator was an Irish citizen who lived in the country for 20 years. As per the BBC’s report, the claims of him being a foreign national were “false” as the man lived in Ireland for 20 years and had Irish citizenship. However, the Washington Post published only the half-truth. In reality, the man was originally...
  • Irish Socialist Councillor Lillian Seenoi-Barr Says Irishmen “Terrorists” are the Problem – NOT the Migrants Stabbing Children

    11/28/2023 10:55:31 AM PST · by Tench_Coxe · 19 replies
    Five people, including children, were stabbed near a school in Dublin, Ireland, on Thursday by a suspect whose identity has not yet been released.Three children and two adults were taken to a nearby hospital with stab wounds. One child was severely injured.(snip) Councillor Lillian Seenoi-Barr: Everyone is living on edge right now and we need to do something about it. We cannot continue ignoring that this is a small minority of far right. It is an organized terrorist group of people who want to harm immigrants in this country and we have to take action now! We can’t keep on...
  • Irish Authorities Probe Conor McGregor for ‘Online Hate Speech’ as Proposed Law Threatens Jail for Memes

    11/27/2023 11:57:35 AM PST · by davikkm · 13 replies
    In a surprising turn of events, Irish authorities have launched an investigation into renowned mixed martial artist Conor McGregor for alleged ‘online hate speech.’ The controversy stems from McGregor expressing his discontent over a tragic incident involving children stabbed by a Muslim immigrant. While the investigation unfolds, this development has sparked a broader conversation about the balance between free speech and government intervention. McGregor’s supporters argue that this move by Irish authorities validates his concerns about what he perceives as weak and ineffectual governance. They claim that McGregor’s outspokenness on the matter highlights the broader issue of government overreach, painting...
  • Irish Activist Dara O'Flaherty Goes Off and Doesn't Care Who He Offends

    11/27/2023 6:05:38 AM PST · by old school · 8 replies
    Rumble ^ | 26 November 2023 | Dara O'Flaherty
  • Inundated Irish Town Takes Stand: Locals Block Buses of Migrants

    11/04/2023 2:56:02 PM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 30 replies
    The New American ^ | November 4, 2023 | Selwyn Duke
    Immigrationist authorities shipped the migrants in during the dead of night. My, observers may wonder, they couldn’t be trying to hide something, could they?The place is a small Irish town named Buncrana, which had already received migrants, such as Syrians in 2019, without notice. In Buncrana, which is in County Donegal, almost 30 percent of its 6,000 to 7,000 population is already now foreign-born; meanwhile, it’s claimed that 600 of the town’s young people under 25 have left the area, as its services and housing capacity are strained.So call this a “Great Replacement,” or a small replacement, but for sure...
  • European Parliament votes to abolish member states’ veto

    11/28/2023 1:44:26 PM PST · by Mount Athos · 32 replies
    Cyprus Mail ^ | November 22, 2023 | Tom Cleaver
    The vote passed with a razor-thin majority of 291 votes in favour to 274 against, with 44 abstentions. The main proposed changes include the abolition of the principle of unanimity in a total of 65 areas of law, as well as transferring competencies from the member states to the European Union. These include the transfer of inclusive competency on the matters of environmental protection and biodiversity, meaning that law pertaining to those matters would be entirely set at the European level. In addition, the shared competencies would be expanded to seven new areas, those being foreign and security policy, border...
  • The Common Good in Uncommon Times

    11/28/2023 10:06:06 AM PST · by Twotone · 4 replies
    Steyn On-Line ^ | November 28, 2023 | Mark Steyn
    ~They're saying it out loud now: Ireland's Green Party Sen. Pauline O'Reilly: "We are restricting freedom but we're doing it for the common good...Yes you have rights, but they are restricted for the common good." — Chief Nerd (@TheChiefNerd) November 27, 2023 The obvious objection is that this is the rationale of totalitarian monsters throughout history. But, in our time, it's worse than that - because, when "diversity is our strength", there is no "common good". Because to have a "common good" you have to have something in common - and increasingly, in the vibrantly diverse multiculti hellhole our rulers...
  • Irish Green Party member says bill 'restricting freedom' is for 'the common good'

    11/28/2023 6:57:07 AM PST · by lowbridge · 34 replies
    Human Events ^ | June 15, 2023 | C.G. Jones
    Irish Green Party Senator Pauline O'Reilly recently defended her government's hate speech bill by suggesting that it is necessary to restrict people's freedoms by censoring gender-related speech that could make some feel "insecure" or uncomfortable. She said: "When you think about [it], all legislation is about the restriction of freedom. That's exactly what we're doing here. We are restricting freedom, but we're doing it for the common good." "You will see throughout our Constitution, yes, you have rights, [but] they are restricted for the common good. Everything needs to be balanced. And if your views on other people's identities go...
  • Irish PM says new hate speech laws to be implemented

    11/27/2023 11:26:36 AM PST · by Tench_Coxe · 40 replies
    On Friday, Prime Minister Leo Varadkar made a commitment to take strong action against individuals with racist views who engaged in violent confrontations with riot police. He described this as a pivotal moment for a country that was ill-prepared to tackle the increasing hostility toward immigrants within its working-class communities.The previous night's riots, driven by anti-immigration sentiments, were sparked by an Algerian man stabbing three, one critically, young children and an adult caregiver outside a school in central Dublin. (snip)The Irish public television, RTE, conducted a poll which found that only 19% of the Irish public were in support of...
  • The Irish Police Are About to Arrest Conor McGregor for ‘Hate Speech’ After His Posts on X Over the Weekend

    11/27/2023 6:26:54 AM PST · by Alas Babylon! · 60 replies
    Red State Nation ^ | 25 Nov 2023 | Sarah Hall
    Following unprecedented rioting in Dublin on Thursday, November 23rd 2023, Conor McGregor took to social media addressing over 10 million followers. In a series of posts calling for anti-immigrant action from the public, he made a number of statements which include the following: “We are not losing any more of our women and children to sick and twisted people who should not even be in Ireland in the first place. Call it what you want. We do not care. May God help us all. Ireland for victory.” He also shared a photograph of the iconic O’Connell monument in Dublin city...
  • Irish ambassador to Israel summoned for 'reprimand' over Varadkar remarks after Hand release

    11/26/2023 10:30:17 PM PST · by Olog-hai · 25 replies
    RTÉ News ^ | Sunday, 26 Nov 2023 20:14 | Fran McNulty, in Israel
    The Israeli foreign minister says he has summoned the Irish ambassador in Tel Aviv “for a reprimand” following Taoiseach Leo Varadkar’s statement on the release of Emily Hand. The Taoiseach last night described nine-year-old Emily’s release as an “enormous joy and relief” on the social media platform X, adding that “an innocent child who was lost has now been found and returned, and we breathe a massive sigh of relief”. Many in Israel have taken exception to Mr. Varadkar’s comment, in particular the terms “lost” and “found”. This afternoon the Taoiseach said the vast majority of people will understand what...
  • The Irish Prime Minister said a kidnapped Irish/Israeli citizen was "lost" and had now been "found" after Hamas released her

    11/26/2023 1:56:33 PM PST · by RandFan · 43 replies
    Twitter/X ^ | Nov 26 | Irish PM
    @LeoVaradkar This is a day of enormous joy and relief for Emily Hand and her family. An innocent child who was lost has now been found and returned, and we breathe a massive sigh of relief. Our prayers have been answered. Mark Levin's response: @marklevinshow You’re a disgusting POS
  • Can You Feel The Earth Shaking? Normals Are Stepping Up All Over the World. Everything is Shifting. The Evidence follows:

    11/26/2023 1:22:33 PM PST · by SeafoodGumbo · 48 replies
    Substack ^ | 11-25-23 | ELIZABETH NICKSON
    Did you hear the roar on the streets when Milei won Argentina? It built and built, and then everyone was out on the streets shouting, from windows, inside shops, houses. It is the future, all over the world. The Netherlands on Friday. Same same. Universal rejoicing. Absurdistan does a solid line in doom, but our firmly held first principle is that every single one of us should be two or three times as rich, with massively increased scope and ability to do the things we want to do. Defeating the criminal cartel that runs Big Pharma, Big Ag, Big Government,...
  • Journalism

    11/25/2023 5:10:05 PM PST · by Rummyfan · 3 replies
    Instapundit ^ | 25 Nov 2023 | Instapundit
    The Washington Post@washingtonpost · Follow Online rumors claimed the perpetrator of a stabbing attack was an immigrant. The BBC found that the man was an Irish citizen who had lived in the country for 20 years. Police blamed a “lunatic faction driven by a far-right ideology” for the riot in Dublin.The man is indeed an immigrant, as he was originally from Algeria. The WaPo segment appears to conflate citizenship with not being an immigrant, and you can be both.…The chief suspect arrived in Ireland from Algeria more than two decades ago
  • Irish Establishment Sneers at Anti-Migration Riot as ‘Hate, ‘Lunatic’

    11/25/2023 3:00:55 PM PST · by wildcard_redneck · 40 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 11/25/2023 | NEIL MUNRO
    Poor Irish people staged a riot in central Dublin following the stabbing of three children by a man described as a homeless migrant, yet the Irish establishment is portraying the Thursday-night anti-migration riots as merely “hate,” “lunatic” and “far-right.” The unprecedented riots come after years of growing community protests against the migration that is impoverishing Irish people with rising rents and flatlining wages. So far, none of the established Irish political parties have sought to curb or reduce the impact of migration on Ireland’s people.