The Republican Future for the Irish Left? Socialist Strategy and the...

The developments of the Irish General Election (2020) represents an historic juncture for the left in Ireland. The question of left-strategy seems more urgent...

Repeal the 8th – Women’s Bodies, Anti-Colonial Struggle and a...

In this weeks special report / long-read article Hasret Cetinkaya writes about the Repeal the 8th campaign in Ireland, seeking to amend the Irish...

Ireland: ‘We have people without homes and homes without people. Mission...

In this short piece Liam Farrell argues that recent acts of naming the Irish Republic, either as a 'Vulture Republic', or as a 'Republic...

The Magnifying Effect of the Coronavirus: Domestic Violence, Inequality and the...

The Covid-19 (coronavirus) pandemic has had an enormous impact on the way we live our lives. In battling the virus, global restrictions such as...

[Ireland] Savita’s Law: The Racial Politics of Repeal

In this article,  The New Pretender interrogates the racial dynamics of the Repeal the 8th campaign in Ireland through an analysis of the centrality of...

“The Centre Cannot Hold”: Reflections on the Irish Presidential Election |...

In this article Gary Hussey turns his eye to the recent Irish Presidential Elections which not only saw the return to the Aras the...

Refugees and the Housing Crisis: When Sanctuary Ceases to be a...

In this article Caroline Forde reports on the housing crisis and its effects on vulnerable communities in contemporary Ireland. Interviewing Hani, a young Syrian refugee...

Is Irish Unity possible? My journey to Belfast

This winter, I voyaged to Belfast for the first time. As an outlander, this trip profoundly changed my views on the Northern Irish conflict...