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Cardiac care for South East to be discussed at public meeting in Thomastown

The Irish Red Cross (Carlow Kilkenny) on The Parade, Kilkenny

It’s been organised by Kilkenny/Carlow Red Cross

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Setting up a new Red Cross branch and positive ways to improve your health are among the topics up for discussion at an event locally this evening.

You’re being invited along to the Health and Wellbeing Evening in Thomastown Community Centre, which is being organised by the Kilkenny Carlow Red Cross.

Guest speaker, and retired consultant surgeon, Dr Patrick Condon will also be talking about the urgent need for 24/7 cardiac care in the South East.

Speaking to KCLR, Dr Condon says there are fears the 9 to 5 service that is available in the South East will soon be no more.

 

CLLR. Patrick McKee says he hopes Kilkenny Fianna Fáil members will give him another chance.

Will even one councillor change his mind?

RENUA's Patrick McKee pictured during the KCLR Election debate in February 2016. Photo: Ken McGuire/KCLR

This week they declined his application to rejoin them

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Patrick McKee can still rejoin Fianna Fail as an ordinary member providing he resigns his council seat and promises not to go for election ever again. 

But only if party Headquarters approve his application.

This week the Fianna Fáil group on Kilkenny county council declined his application to rejoin them at this time.

The now Independent Councillor says he respects their decision but remains hopeful that the party will still allow him to join up again. Basically the young councillor is begging the local party in Kilkenny. 

In an incredible show of public humility he says he hopes they will give him another chance.
However such humility cuts no ice with the likes of hardened ex-Army man G.I. Joe Malone. But to be fair to Councillor Malone if he was readmitted then Councillor McKee would be running against him for re-election in two years time in the Kilkenny West ward as a fellow Fianna Fail man.  So no matter how good the tea that McKee brews, GI Joe won't have him back in Kilkenny West , especially as their vote was so close last time out in 2014. This is the nub of the problem. 

Then Joe is a close McGuinness henchman, and proud to be so, and McKee represents a danger to the McGuinness succession in the Dail in the far off future when John McGuinness retires - and that is yet another reason for the refusal of the local FF to take the bright young politico back into the fold. 

Finally McKee is not wanted by the Alyward camp either , having opposed Bobby as a candidate in both the by-election and the general election, and as decent a man as Bobby is his brother Liam Aylward , the family capo, will have none of it from McKee. 

Though it was a secret ballot we believe that councillors Pat Fitzpatrick and Pat Millea , though staunch McGuinness men, voted for McKee's re-admittance to the party. Councillor Mick McCarthy probably voted to bring him back as well. Maybe Chap Cleere too, even though he seems to be the choice as Bobby Aylward's successor these days, though Bobby is fully recovered and in great health again, TG.  Cathaoirleach Matt Doran would have voted against McKee too as he is also elected for Kilkenny West where McKee is planning a big comeback, and Matt is identified as being an Aylward man.  

We wish to point out that there is nothing wrong with Patrick McKee. In fact he is amongst the bright new councillors elected last time out. It is simply because of the way the electoral chances fall down that Fianna Fail won't readmit the personable young working-class councillor from St. Patrick's Parish. Patrick has a better republican heritage than any of them. He has been an excellent chairman of the Police Authority, brilliant at political and local authority law. 

It is indeed petty of Fianna Fail to reject him on the basis of the ins and outs of local political opportunity, especially as he was a dedicated member of the party for  a dozen years , even running the party as a young WIT student and then in Cork Uni too. Fianna Fail was his life until he was tempted to be their  Dail candidate by Renua before they collapsed and left Patrick isolated and alone in Kilkenny politics. It takes only one councillor to change his mind and give Patrick a chance, so maybe that might happen, especially now as he is so genuinely contrite. Watch this space.




 

White Genocide: The Mass Rape and Murder of the European People

This article is based on an an abridged version of Jared Taylor’s Is this the death of Europe, with substantial additions to the text by Lasha Darkmoon. 

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“If they are not stopped, Europe will die.”
— Jared Taylor

INTRODUCTION BY LASHA DARKMOON

Europe is under sentence of death. The mass rape and murder of the indigenous population of Europe in their own homelands by the unstoppable hordes of the Third World is now perhaps inevitable. We in our ancestral homelands, clinging to what remains of our cherished heritage, need to prepare for a grim future of unparalleled sufferings.

Europe is dying, dying slowly.

There is no way Europe is going to survive the cataclysms ahead unless Europeans take drastic action, without delay,  to reverse the menacing tide of mass immigration—if necessary by mass deportation of the invaders.  It may one day be necessary, as has recently been suggested in a controversial French novel, to bomb the refugee ships and gun the invaders down on the beaches.

This is a scenario too chilling to contemplate. Heaven forbid it should ever come to this.

Whatever the outcome, we need to prepare for violence: violence by the indigenous protestors at the invasion of their homelands, violence by the conquering hordes who have come to settle these lands where they are not welcome, and violence by the police and the Orwellian police state as they do their best  to crush the protestors and hand over our homelands to the invaders.

The conquest of Europe (and America) by these alien outsiders simply cannot be accomplished without bloodshed. Anyone who fails to see this has no concept of history; or the idea that history repeats itself. The same malignant forces that helped to unleash the French Revolution and the Russian Revolution—cataclysmic movements  that swept away the remnants of the ancien regime and brought in new tyrants with uglier faces—is now planning another revolution to eclipse all the revolutions of the past: enforced mass immigration and multiculturalism with their inevitable consequences: White dispossession and mass mongrelization, leading eventually to White genocide.

Listen to the prophetic words of Enoch Powell. These were uttered in  a memorable speech given in April 1968, almost 50 years ago:

“We must be mad, literally mad, as a nation to be permitting the annual inflow of some 50,000 dependants, who are for the most part the material of the future growth of the immigrant descended population. It is like watching a nation busily engaged in heaping up its own funeral pyre.

As I look ahead, I am filled with foreboding. Like the Roman, I seem to see “the River Tiber foaming with much blood”. That tragic and intractable phenomenon which we watch with horror on the other side of the Atlantic … is coming upon us here by our own volition and our own neglect.

Only resolute and urgent action will avert it even now. Whether there will be the public will to demand and obtain that action, I do not know. All I know is that to see, and not to speak, would be the great betrayal.”

[LD]


Is this the death of Europe?

by Jared Taylor 

Abridged by Lasha Darkmoon

“The proliferation of other races dooms our race, my race,
irretrievably to extinction in the century to come…”
—Jean Raspail, The Camp of the Saints, 1973

Forty-two years ago, the great French author Jean Raspail wrote a deeply prescient novel. A flotilla of rusty ships packed with beggars sets sail from the Third World. They head for the French Riviera, where a million wretched, brown-skinned people hope to storm the beaches and feed on the wealthy white West. Will the French army fire on the invaders or welcome them as refugees? In the end they do neither; soldiers throw down their weapons and run away as the mob stumbles ashore. Millions more follow, and Europe is snuffed out.

The Camp of the Saints has never gone out of print, and has been translated into all major European languages–and yet the coverage of the European “migrant” crisis goes on as if it had never been written. The masses pouring in from Syria, Afghanistan, Iraq, and a host of African countries are doing exactly what Raspail predicted.

LD: They are invading Europe in unprecedented numbers. And the Europeans, led by pathological altruists such as Angela Merkel—who is not only suspected in some quarters of having Jewish roots, but also of being mentally unbalanced—are doing nothing to keep out the incursive hordes. They are either wringing their hands impotently or displaying  placards that proclaim: REFUGEES WELCOME!  [LD]

The Camp of the Saints put the white man’s dilemma in the harshest terms: slaughter hundreds of thousands of men, women, and children or face oblivion.

The flotilla sets sail confident that Europeans do not have the nerve to kill in order to survive. Today as well, the Third World is crossing the Mediterranean confident that whites don’t have the nerve even to turn them back. Every vagabond who gets a bed in a reception center in Dortmund or Malmo tweets the good news to a hundred people back in Somalia and Syria.

They will come in endless waves until they are stopped, and if they are not stopped Europe will die, just as it does in The Camp of the Saints.

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In 1951, the world population was 2.5 billion. It is now 7.3 billion, and the overwhelming bulk of the growth has been in those very countries that are so miserable that huge numbers of their citizens want to leave.

The supply of potential asylum seekers is essentially unlimited. Last year, the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) said there were more than 50 million displaced people around the world, of whom about 17 million were officially designated as “refugees”.

LD: The interesting thing is that few other countries, apart from those in the EU, feel under any obligation to recognize these displaced persons as “refugees”, nor are they under any legal constraints to offer them hospitality. China and India completely ignore any pressure to take in migrants. Their populations, at 1.3 billion and 1.2 billion respectively, are the largest in the world  and they see no reason why they should add to those enormous numbers by taking in more mouths to feed.  In 2014, Japan accepted only 11 out of 5,000 applications for asylum. Mexico, which sends the US millions of people, accepts even fewer.  It now has a total of 1,677 refugees to Japan’s 2,649. [LD]

Countries just do what they please, because the conventions have no enforcement mechanism. The only price for spurning refugees is accusations of heartlessness, and so long as a country isn’t white, there isn’t much of that.

News reports routinely talk about Syrians “fleeing war and turmoil in the Middle East,” but it’s not as though the Syrian civil war suddenly turned brutal, and shell-shocked families are fleeing war zones with only the clothes on their backs. Many have decided they are just tired of refugee camps–and the ones in Lebanon have cut back somewhat on handouts. Those coming straight from Syria just want a chance at Europe, too.

As one 35-year-old woman who brought two young children with her from Aleppo explained at the Hungarian border, “I decided to leave Syria because I want my kids to have a comfortable life, to study.”

In any case, it’s hardly the poor who are making the trip. Smugglers charge as much as $2,000 per adult to ferry people just a couple of miles from Turkey to a Greek island. It takes money to travel on to Germany or Sweden–though some European countries are laying on free travel, food, and shelter.

These newcomers are not the needy; they are the greedy.

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Finally, this “refugee crisis” is not just an absurdity; it’s absurdity on stilts. Syrians don’t qualify as refugees under the conventions. As noted above, a  refugee has to have a well-founded fear of persecution. Being caught in a war zone is not persecution.

A government can choose to treat Syrians as refugees, however, and most European countries have promised them special handling. People are therefore throwing away their identity papers as soon as they get to Europe and are claiming to be Syrian. There is now a brisk market in fake Syrian passports; German authorities have confiscated hundreds of blanks. A Dutch journalist in Syria paid $850 for a very convincing-looking custom-made fake, and they are now offered on the Internet. Syrians have been getting into fights with imposters who, they think, make it harder for real Syrians to register as refugees.

In any case, it is wrong for the press to call these people “migrants,” as if they were Canada geese. Every one of them, wherever he came from, is an illegal immigrant. Israel calls such people “infiltrators.” It would not be incorrect to call them “invaders,” since they are an army of aliens come to occupy and transform Europe.

Waves of illegals are coming because they can.

They saw hundreds of thousands of Africans from such places as Senegal and Nigeria–without even a fantasy claim to being “refugees”–swarming across the Mediterranean from Libya.

Not only did the Italian Navy save their lives when their boats sank, it turned them loose on the continent to go wherever the handouts were most generous. Firm treatment early on–towing the boats back where they came from as the Australians do–would have stopped them right away. Instead, Europe foolishly opened the door and is shocked that more have followed.

Germany, especially, has been letting in anyone who wants to come, and people from wrecked countries all over the world know a good thing when they see it. That is why only about one in five of the people pouring into Europe over the last three months is even Syrian. The rest come from South Sudan, Bangladesh, Afghanistan, Pakistan, Eritrea, and every other hell hole.

Chancellor Angela Merkel of Germany made things much worse by announcing that she expects to take in 800,000 waifs this year. Now the government says it could be more like a million. Mrs. Merkel has even been so stupid as to say that “the right to political asylum has no limits on the number of asylum seekers.”

Mrs. Merkel’s invitation explains why nearly a million illegals have already come to Europe, and countless more are on the way. It explains why 3,000 arrive every day on the tiny Greek Island of Lesbos. And why nearly 4,700 boat people were rescued off the coast of Libya just last Saturday (Sept. 20). And why the crush of “migrants” has so overwhelmed European transport systems that train service had to be stopped between Budapest and Vienna, and between Munich and Salzberg. It explains the mountains of rubbish, food, and feces the “migrants” have left behind wherever the gather.

“SWARMS” OF MUSLIM ILLEGALS DESCEND ON MACEDONIA

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In Europe they call them “refugees” . . . in Israel they call them “infiltrators”

The spinelessness of the Europeans is perfectly matched by the arrogance and aggressiveness of the illegals.

One might think people who show up without permission in a foreign country would be grateful simply not to be turned back. Not these people. On the Greek islands they fought each other and rioted because they didn’t think they were being treated well enough. On Kos, a tourist mecca, they blocked the main street of the town chanting, “We want papers! We want to eat!”

On Lesbos, with 20,000 surly young men camping in streets and squares, locals were afraid to leave their homes or send children to school. “They have stolen our lives,” said one.

Africans in Italian reception centers in Belluno, Sicily, and Rome went on hunger strikes because they were tired of Italian food and wanted African food. The strikers in Belluno slashed the tires of Italians who worked at the center.

At the Serbian/Hungarian frontier, migrants massed at a border fence, chanting “open the door.” They gave the Hungarians two hours to let them in, and then launched human-wave attacks on the fence to try to tear it down. When the Hungarians fired tear gas and water cannons, the illegals threw rocks and sticks at the border police. There was a running battle of several hours before the illegals finally gave up and headed for Croatia.

On all the rail routes leading to Germany, thousands of illegals have been sleeping in stations, filling the restrooms and platforms with filth, and cramming themselves onto any train that was passing through, whether they had tickets or not.

Mobs at the Keleti railroad station in central Budapest shouted “Fuck you,” and “Allahu Akbar” at Hungarian authorities.

Most of these illegals are young Muslim men who have never seen a woman in a bikini. There have already been reports of women and children being raped in some of the migrant centers, where Muslims consider unaccompanied women “fair game.” Even when they have segregated dormitories, women sleep fully dressed, and are afraid to walk around the centers. So many have been forced into prostitution that a social worker at a Bavarian shelter called it “the biggest brothel in Munich.”

It’s no accident that in immigrant-happy Sweden the majority of rapists are immigrants–overwhelmingly Muslim. These are the people Mrs. Merkel’s deputy thinks will make good Germans.

This is what Europe gets for its spinelessness. The illegals sense weakness, and they are right. They exploit that weakness, and their success inspires yet more hundreds of thousands–no doubt millions–from every wretched country.

Only force will stop them, the force that any healthy people would have used immediately.

ONLY  FORCE  WILL  STOP  THEM

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LD:  This picture shows Russian vigilantes going to the rescue of their White Russian sisters who had been groped and sexually assaulted in a nightclub in Murmansk, Russia, by out-of-control asylum seekers. The 51 refugees who were beaten up by the Russians had already been ordered to leave Norway for “bad behavior.” The refugees are described in an article by Robert Spencer as “Muslim migrants who believe that Infidel women exist for their sexual pleasure.” [LD]   

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Fortunately, not all of Europe has gone insane.

Hungarian Foreign Minister Peter Szijjarto pointed out that if Germany is worried about the plight of Syrians it could use a tiny fraction of the money it has budgeted for “migrants” to improve conditions in the camps in Jordan, Turkey, and Lebanon.

Hungary’s Prime Minister, Victor Orban has been the most consistently clear-headed European head of state throughout the crisis. He has warned that Muslims will destroy Europe’s Christian identity and that Europeans have a right to refuse to become minorities on their own continent. His determination to keep illegals out has made him a hero to his people.

Slovakia said it would let in 200 Syrians but they had to be Christians. Interior Minister Ivan Netik explained that Slovakia doesn’t have a single mosque and that Muslims aren’t welcome.

Dutch political leader Geert Wilders has warned of an ‘Islamic invasion’:

“Masses of young men in their twenties with beards singing ‘Allahu Akbar’ (God is greatest) across Europe—it’s an invasion that threatens our prosperity, our security, our culture and identity.”  

He’s right. Sheikh Muhammad Ayed, speaking at the Al-Aqsa Mosque in Jerusalem, encouraged the illegals to pour into Europe and mate with Europeans:

“We will breed children with them, because we shall conquer their countries,” he said. “We will trample them underfoot, God willing.”

Ironically, it is former Communists, who lived under an overtly anti-religious, anti-nationalist ideology, that are still able to think in terms of national and religious identity. When Mrs. Merkel said she wanted to assign mandatory “refugee” quotas to every EU member, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Slovakia and the Czech Republic refused. Communism protected them from something much worse: “tolerance” and “diversity.”

Perhaps the greatest irony, however, is that emasculated West Europeans are accusing East Europeans of not being European. French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius said that Hungary’s efforts to keep out illegals shows it does not “respect Europe’s common values.”

It is only because Europeans fought Muslim invaders for 1,000 years—from 732 at the Battle of Poitiers to 1683 at the gates of Vienna—that Europe as we know it even exists. Incredibly, Mr Fabius wants to throw it all away in the name of what he calls “Europe’s common values.”

Laurent Fabius could have stepped right out of the pages of The Camp of the Saints.

As Jean Raspail wrote in 1985: “The West is empty, even if it has not yet become really aware of it. An extraordinarily inventive civilization, surely the only one capable of meeting the challenges of the third millennium, the West has no soul left.”

He put it even more pithily in The Camp of the Saints: “The white race was nothing more than a million sheep.”


ENDNOTE BY LASHA DARKMOON

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“We will breed children with them, because we shall conquer their countries. We will trample them underfoot, God willing.”  — Sheikh Muhammad Ayed, speaking at the Al-Aqsa Mosque in Jerusalem

This is no idle threat.

When uncontrolled mass immigration, leading inevitably to the mongrelization and eventual extinction of the host race, is openly described by a prominent Muslim cleric as “trampling them underfoot”, only an extremely foolish person could view this process with complacency.

This is more than White genocide. To stand by and do nothing is tantamount to signing one’s own death warrant.

A time may come when the now “inconceivable” occurs: this is when the unstoppable hordes of illegal immigrants are finally seen as hostile invaders and are forcibly stopped by declaring war on them. The anti-immigrant Alternative for Germany party (AFD) has in fact recommended this hawkish approach. Just weeks ago, we learn:

“AFD chairman Frauke Petry provoked outrage when she advocated border guards open fire with live ammunition on illegal asylum seekers. Days later, a poll found 29 percent of Germans agreed with her.” 

Think of those alarming statistics. Almost one in three Germans, if asked, would now agree that it is a sensible policy to bomb the refugee ships and shoot illegal immigrants on sight.

Here is Muslim political commentator Sukant Chandan, explaining on Russia Today what he has in mind for Europe: a veritable tidal wave of immigrants from Africa and Asia, hundreds of millions of them, until Europe turn black:

I’ll tell you one thing: black and Asian people should come here in the hundreds of millions. It’s not right that for 500 years, imperialism has looted our countries of all our wealth, has destroyed our countries. We will come here, we have been coming here, and WE WILL CONTINUE TO COME HERE IN THE HUNDREDS OF MILLIONS until, indeed, as Gaddafi said, EUROPE WILL TURN BLACK!”

(See this 40-second video clip)

There you have it clearly stated. The total destruction of Europe and its indigenous White population is payback for imperialism: “You’ve looted us for 500 years,” this impudent Muslim radical is telling us. “So here we have come to get our revenge, hundreds of millions of us, and turn Europe black! In a hundred years time, God willing, there will not be a single White person left in Europe!”

— And America? What about America? America is next in line, be sure of that. As the sheep are led to the slaughterhouse in Europe, the sheep in America are slowly getting the message: It’s our turn next.  

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KILKENNY, NEXT STOP!

 

Ireland’s “most diverse” town doesn’t want to risk White flight by taking Syrian immigrants

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Community figures from Ireland’s “most diverse” town, which is now only 40% White Irish, have said other towns should take Syrian immigrants instead of them. Some have warned that tensions are brewing between the native White Irish and the immigrants, and moving Syrians in could be destructive to Ballyhaunis.

There is such a mix of people from different backgrounds, and I’m not sure Ballyhaunis is in a position to take many more refugees,” said Mary Donnelly, who is involved in community organizations. “The indigenous population is coming close to being the minority and the social cohesion of the town is under threat.

Drawing upon her position in the community, Donnelly said immigrants “don’t take as active a part in the social economy of the town” as the native Irish do.

The town’s priest, Father Stephen Farragher said people in the town were becoming upset.

There is a feeling that as a town Ballyhaunis has absorbed more than its share. This came up recently at a Parish council meeting, and that was the feeling” he said.

The town is only 40% White Irish, but the demographics of the local school is much more shocking. Out of the 322 children, only 28% are White Irish. In other words, at the school only about 1 out of 4 children are native Irish.

Back in 2005, a professor predicted that White Irish people could be a minority in their own homeland by 2050. To some people it was a prediction, to others, it was an objective – something they are working to try to bring about.

The fact is, the top echelons of society are anti-White. The elites are deliberately encouraging massive immigration – a tsunamigration – from the third world, and then targeting White areas for forced “diversity”.

International law has clearly outlined that what they are doing is White genocide, because the “diversity” dictators are deliberately trying to wipe out White people with a forced demographics change.

If this was happening to any group other than White people, there would be an international outrage.

But, for some reason, genocide of White people is not considered a very serious crime, and it’s left to a few brave souls to bring this anti-White agenda into public discussion.

Kilkenny's new St Francis Bridge to open to traffic on Wednesday

SMITHWICK NAME TO ALSO BE HONOURED ON ABBEY SITE. 

PHOTO BY PAT MOORE, PROFESSIONAL PHOTOGRAPHER, KILKENNY. 

The new bridge over the Nore.

The new bridge in Kilkenny City. Photo: Pat Moore.

The new 'St Francis Bridge' in Kilkenny City will be open to traffic on Wednesday morning from 11 am.

The name of the bridge was decided today by local councillors, in keeping with the nearby St Francis Abbey and brewery site. It was selected from a shortlist of eight names, following public consultation. At today's meeting, councillors voiced their support for the name, but said some part of the site must include the 'Smithwick' name, which has been such an integral part of Kilkenny's history.

Cllr Mary Hilda Cavanagh officially proposed the ‘St Francis’ name, which was seconded by Cllr Melissa O’ Neill. Cllr Cavanagh said the matter had been the subject of long discussions, and it was important that the Smithwick name be included in some aspect of the site, such as a street or square.

“On behalf of the Fine Gael group, we are very anxious that Edmund Smithwick would be remembered - the family, the people who worked there - would be remembered in a very special way,” said Cllr Cavanagh.

“None of us underestimate the value of their contribution and all that was done.”

Cllr Pat Fitzpatrick said he supported this initiative, and that the naming had gone through a comprehensive process. Cllr Fidelis Doherty, who is the chairman of the council’s naming and memorial policy committee, thanked the public, the councillors, and the staff for all their input.

Cllr Patrick McKee said he supported the council’s decision, but was equally keen to see some aspect of the site acknowledging the role of the Smithwick family 'and their invaluable contribution’.

Cllr David Kennedy said it was a fitting name. The Sinn Fein councillor noted that a lot of people had objected to the bridge, but the proposed name had found much agreement generally.

Cllr Melissa O’ Neill referred to ‘the upset’ the project had caused to some people, and the divisions arising from the development. She said she hoped the name could help to bring people together in a good way.

Cllr Andrew McGuinness said credit was due to the members of the public who made submissions and included reasons for why they felt the bridge should be named in line with their suggestion.

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Kilkenny to push for more action horse-drawn vehicles.

COUNCILLOR McGUINNESS PRESSES NEW BY-LAWS 

Kilkenny to push for more action on issue of horse-drawn vehicles

Cllr Andrew McGuinness, who initially brought forward by-laws to prohibit sulky racing on public roads.

Kilkenny is to explore the possibilities of creating a new system of rules around the use of horse-drawn vehicles, including licensing, age restrictions, and a test of roadworthiness.

It follows the unanimous passing of a Notice of Motion brought by Cllr Andrew McGuinness at a council meeting on Monday. The Motion called for the council to work with local Gardai to create a system of licensing and regulation in the city and county.

Key to the regulations will be an age restriction on those who can operate horse-drawn vehicles, an ‘NCT'-type test prioritising road safety and animal welfare, and a license/registration requirement. At present, there is very little regulation.

Cllr McGuinness said the motion had been brought due to ongoing issues of animal cruelty, as well as the situation whereby young children can be often seen operating on horses or sulkies on public roads.

Cllr David Fitzgerald said he had raised the issue previously at a Joint Policing Committee meeting and wondered whether it was a matter for national legislation.

Director of services Mary Mulholland said that Gardai have advised they would have some difficulty enforcing the regulations on a county basis, and it would appear to require national legislation. She said that a lot of progress had been made on the microchipping issue, and noted that there was laws around animal welfare which were enforced.

Ms Mulholland said that the Gardai had responded to 60 ‘animal incidents’ since the beginning of the year.

Cllr McGuinness welcomed the response, but said he felt waiting on national legislation was too slow. He noted that Kilkenny had been the first local authority area to bring in bylaws banning sulky racing on public roads, and said that other councils were now seeking to implement similar bylaws.

Speaking to the Kilkenny People after Monday‘s meeting, Cllr McGuinness said he was delighted the Motion was supported unanimously. He hoped as much of it as possible was implemented, even though part would require national legislation. He noted that local TD John McGuinness had also recently tabled a Parliamentary Question on the matter. The Fianna Fail councillor said he was ‘very disappointed’ with the response so far, and said there seemed to be little urgency.

“The response from the Minister is shocking,” said Cllr McGuinness.

“He acknowledges that there is no legislation to prevent children using horse drawn vehicles, no legislation to ensure such vehicles are road worthy and nothing to ensure other road users are safe. He then states that that there are no plans to introduce any legislation despite the growing number of horrific incidents all over the country.

"If the Minister is not prepared to deal with such a big problem then we will have to deal with ourselves locally and I hope all of the relevant authorities can come together on this to create long term solutions once and for all.

 

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Cannabis seized from car in residential area destined for Kilkenny City drugs market

MALE IN HIS TWENTIES ARRESTED

Cannabis seized from car in residential area destined for Kilkenny City drugs market

Cannabis seizure in city

Gardaí are continuing their investigations following a seizure of cannabis in Kilkenny City on Saturday night.

Plain clothes members of the Kilkenny Drugs Unit stopped a vehicle at Whitewood in the Johnswell Road area of the city.

The gardaí were on patrol in the area at the time when they observed the vehicle acting suspiciously.

They stopped and searched the vehicle and seized approximately €1,300 worth of cannabis.

"The drugs were destined for the local drugs market in Kilkenny City," a garda spokesman said.

A man in his twenties was arrested and quizzed in connection with the seizure. He was subsequently released without charge and a file is being prepared for the DPP.

Seriously, it's time to legalise pot for private consumption in the home but not for public use. It could be on sale in chemists , at the discretion of the pharmacist that it is not being abused. And taxed by the State, of course!

Kilkenny to push for more action on issue of horse-drawn vehicles

COUNCILLOR'S NOTICE OF MOTION RECEIVES UNANIMOUS SUPPORT

Kilkenny is to explore the possibilities of creating a new system of rules around the use of horse-drawn vehicles, including licensing, age restrictions, and a test of roadworthiness.

It follows the unanimous passing of a Notice of Motion brought by Cllr Andrew McGuinness at a council meeting on Monday. The Motion called for the council to work with local Gardai to create a system of licensing and regulation in the city and county.

Key to the regulations will be an age restriction on those who can operate horse-drawn vehicles, an ‘NCT'-type test prioritising road safety and animal welfare, and a license/registration requirement. At present, there is very little regulation.

Cllr McGuinness said the motion had been brought due to ongoing issues of animal cruelty, as well as the situation whereby young children can be often seen operating on horses or sulkies on public roads.

Cllr David Fitzgerald said he had raised the issue previously at a Joint Policing Committee meeting and wondered whether it was a matter for national legislation.

Director of services Mary Mulholland said that Gardai have advised they would have some difficulty enforcing the regulations on a county basis, and it would appear to require national legislation. She said that a lot of progress had been made on the microchipping issue, and noted that there was laws around animal welfare which were enforced.

Ms Mulholland said that the Gardai had responded to 60 ‘animal incidents’ since the beginning of the year.

Cllr McGuinness welcomed the response, but said he felt waiting on national legislation was too slow. He noted that Kilkenny had been the first local authority area to bring in bylaws banning sulky racing on public roads, and said that other councils were now seeking to implement similiar bylaws.

Speaking to the Kilkenny People after Monday‘s meeting, Cllr McGuinness said he was delighted the Motion was supported unanimously. He hoped as much of it as possible was implemented, even though part would require national legislation. He noted that local TD John McGuinness had also recently tabled a Parliamentary Question on the matter. The Fianna Fail councillor said he was ‘very disappointed’ with the response so far, and said there seemed to be little urgency.

“The response from the Minister is shocking,” said Cllr McGuinness.

“He acknowledges that there is no legislation to prevent children using horse drawn vehicles, no legislation to ensure such vehicles are road worthy and nothing to ensure other road users are safe. He then states that that there are no plans to introduce any legislation despite the growing number of horrific incidents all over the country.

"If the Minister is not prepared to deal with such a big problem then we will have to deal with ourselves locally and I hope all of the relevant authorities can come together on this to create long term solutions once and for all.

 

 

Some 21 percent of those of us who live in Dublin city aren’t white Irish or white Irish Traveller. That’s according to the 2011 census. Today, it’s probably more.

We can be Somali or Brazilian or Polish or Vietnamese. We can be “immigrants” or “foreigners” or “non-nationals”.

But we can never really be Irish, because “Irish” is an ethnicity as well as a citizenship, and we can’t change our blood, even if we change our citizenship.

Does this mean we’re not welcome in Ireland? Does it mean we’re welcome here, but only as guests? Or is it irrelevant?

Citizenship and Blood

In many countries, the word for a citizen is not the same as the word for the largest ethnic group.

People who live in India can call themselves Indians, whether they are ethnically Tamil or Bengali or Marathi. People in Pakistan can be Pakistani, whether they are Pashtun or Punjabi or Sindhi.

People in Britain can be British, whether they are ethnically Irish or Welsh or Scottish. People in America can be American whether they are Irish or Tamil or Punjabi.

Yes, people have layers of identity, so they can be both Irish and American, or both Punjabi and Pakistani. And yes, identities are often contested: there are those who will say their neighbours are not “real” Indians or Americans or Brits.

But at least in these — and many other — countries, the language exists to bring everyone together under one linguistic umbrella, if people are willing to use it.

And in Britain, for example, amid this post-Brexit madness when English racists are telling British people with Asian or Polish heritage to “go home”, at least they can say, “I am home. I’m British, you fuckwit.”

This is not the case in Ireland. (Or Germany or France or a host of other countries.)

For someone from Brazil who settles in Ireland and starts a business and becomes a citizen and has kids here, there is no word that marks them as part of the community of Ireland.

They cannot say, “I am home. I’m Irish.” They can never be Irish, the way that identity is now understood.

They’re Brazilian right? Or an immigrant? Or a fucking foreigner? There is no such thing as Irelandish or Irelandan or Irelandi that they can add to their other layers of identity.

“We don’t have the language legally, we don’t have the language politically and I don’t think we even have the imagination to talk about Irishness outside of a very narrow definition,” said Mary Gilmartin a senior lecturer at Maynooth University who has studied migration to and from Ireland.

“There’s no room for hybrid identities, and Irishness is very associated with whiteness,” she said.

This is an issue Abeeha Tariq wrote about in a recent article for the website Headstuff titled “The Unbearable Whiteness of Being (Irish)”.

“I definitely think it’s true that we don’t really have the language to match the changing nature of ‘being Irish’ and new Irish communities,” she told me.

Language and Integration

Some of you may think this is just fine, that this is the way it ought to be, that if we newcomers don’t like it, we can go back home. Love it or leave it, baby.

For those of you, though, who welcome immigration, or at least are resigned to it as a fact of twenty-first-century life, I invite you to consider whether this limitation of our language might cause problems in future. Or whether it is a symptom of a national attitude towards integration that might cause problems later.

Whatever your view on it, Ireland is going to have to come to terms with its growing population of newcomers in one way or another.

In 1990, only 6.5 percent of the people in Ireland had not been born here, according to the UN’s Population Division. That rose to 10.1 percent in 2000, 12.7 percent in 2010 and 15.9 percent in 2013.

That puts Ireland 59th on the UN’s list of 232 places. For comparison, that’s above both the US (68th, with 14.2 percent) and the UK (75th at 12.4 percent), but below Canada (51st at 20.7 percent).

But the share of the population of some Dublin neighbourhoods is much higher than any of these. My neighbourhood, for example.

There were 3,969 people “usually resident” in my neighbourhood around Camden Street (CSO area ED 02146) at the 2011 census; 1,865 (47 percent) were not ‘White Irish” or “White Irish Traveller”; and 1,683 (42 percent) were not born in Ireland.

Or, to put it another way, 47 percent of us (including 5 percent who were born here) are not Irish and can never be Irish, the way it’s currently defined. We will always be reminded, even if in a friendly way, that we aren’t really part of this place: we are immigrants or foreigners, Algerians and Lithuanians.

I believe this has an effect on whether we are involved and engaged citizens, contributing to our city — or minding our own business in case we try to participate in public life and an ethnically Irish person tells us to stop meddling because it’s not our country. (That’s something that has happened to me, and will likely happen again, in response to this column.)

How many of the 63 Dublin City Councillors are not white Irish? None that I am aware of. How many journalists and activists and community leaders in the city are not white Irish? Very few.

This is understandable. If you’re a guest in a place, it’s safest to act grateful and be polite and smile a lot and avoid complaining.

But do we really want such a large percentage of Dublin’s residents to continue to feel like guests? To never feel quite at home here?

If this deters them from rolling up their sleeves, getting involved and making the city a better place — what a waste of energy and ideas and talent that would be.

What’s to Be Done?

“There’s a politics of evasion or erasure in terms of immigrants in Ireland,” Gilmartin says.

There was a time in the 2000s, when there was a concerted push by the national government to recognize and work to integrate the newcomers who arrived during the Celtic Tiger, she says. But then the crash came, and the focus shifted.

Now there’s little being done by government to promote integration, Gilmartin says. And newcomers are either keeping out of the public sphere or being kept out.

Look at our Dublin TDs and Dublin City Councillors. Look at our media, our business leaders, our activists. Do they look like Dublin in 2016? They don’t look like my neighbourhood.

Gilmartin argues that “any national identification, any ethnic identification is always changing”. But with newcomers keeping their heads down, staying out of the spotlight, there’s little need for Irish identity to broaden to include us.

Irish Soon Facing Ethnic Extinction

November 13, 2016

 
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(left, Ireland doesn't look like this anymore.)
 
 Last year Merkel and her fellow Rothschild shills opened the gates of continental Europe to millions of "refugees", but successive Irish governments had beaten them to it.
Jude Duffy asseses the 
legacy of two decades of traitorous "leaders."
 
 
 
( Disclaimer-  Immigration should be governed by national interests, not the agenda of Masonic Jewish banker world tyranny.] 
 

"Like his fellow Zionist advocates of open borders for Ireland, [Alan Shatter's] enthusiasm for immigration to Ireland is only matched by his support for an Israeli state which imprisons and deports African asylum seekers, and is openly racist by its very nature."
 
 
by Jude Duffy
henrymakow.com
 
 
Ireland has a worse immigration problem than Germany, Sweden, the UK or France. On O'Connell Street, Dublin city centre's main thoroughfare, foreigners often outnumber native Irish at a rate of well over 100 to one. The official figures say migrants account for around 15 per cent of the Irish population - much higher than in most European countries, but still an huge underestimate.
 
These days you can drive from the centre of Dublin to its northern inner suburbs without seeing one white Irish pedestrian en route. Schools in many parts of Dublin have almost no white Irish pupils, and convenience stores, restaurants and supermarkets are staffed overwhelmingly by south Asians, Africans, Chinese and Eastern Europeans. 
 
Last year Merkel and her fellow Rotchshild shills opened the gates of continental Europe to millions of "refugees", but successive Irish governments had beaten them to it by about 20 years. From the mid-1990s onwards, Ireland welcomed  hundreds of thousands of migrants. This process accelerated rapidly from the mid 2000s onwards - to the point where foreigners now form a majority in many localities.
 
Take for example the formerly sleepy seaside village of Balbriggan, just 15 miles of north of Dublin city: The 2011 census says that out of a population of almost 20.000, 31 per cent are ethnically non-Irish and 12 per cent are black. Even five years ago, a walk down its streets indicated that this figure vastly understated the number of foreigners residing there. Indeed Africans  predominate at  street level to such an extent that popular parlance has renamed the town "Blackbriggan".
 
Indeed, far from seeking to put a lid on the problem, the Irish state class go looking for new migrants - for all the world  like a poultry farmer beckoning foxes on to his land. Only two weeks ago, an Irish naval vessel "rescued" almost 800 "refugees" off the coast of Tripoli and shipped them to Ireland. Britain says it will take twenty thousands refugees over a five year period; Ireland, a much smaller economy, says there is no upper limit on the number it will accept.
 
NO NATIONAL DEBATE
 
Unlike the German, Swedish or British immigration crises, there has been no discussion, much less outcry, about this coordinated invasion of Ireland from all corners of the globe. In fact any debate on the issue dwells exclusively on whether the Irish state and the Irish people are doing enough for the new arrivals. British newspapers like the Sun, and the Daily Mail wax indignant about the immigration problems of the UK, but their sister versions in Ireland denounce any similar concern on the part of Irish people as vicious racism.
 
By the same token, Irish media commentaries on the Brexit referendum last Summer invariably acknowledged the "legitimate concerns of the British people about immigration". No argument there of course, but these Anglo-Zio-Masonic outlets deem any similar concern on the part of Irish people about a proportionally much larger influx completely out of bounds.
 
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Unsurprisingly Jewish tribal supremacists feature prominently among those who promote the immigration cause in Ireland, chief among them the veteran politician Alan Shatter. Shatter, a doyen for decades of cultural Marxist and anti-nationalist causes, engineered the rise to prominence of the current Taoiseach  (Irish Prime Minister)  Enda Kenny - up to that point an obscure journey man rural TD (Irish member of parliament), and rumoured transvestite.
 
FUCKERS
 
In 2008, the then Taoiseach Brian Cowen was caught on a live mike in Dail Eireann calling Kenny, Shatter, and the rest of the Fine Gael opposition front bench "Freemason Fuckers". Within a few weeks of this outburst, Cowen's government was hit by a huge financial and economic crisis instigated by Goldman Sachs - a crisis that shredded the last vestiges of Ireland's political and economic independence. Cowen staggered on in office for another two years, at which point a Masonic cabal in his own party ousted him, and installed one of their brethren, Michael Martin, as leader. After the ensuing general election in early 2011, Kenny and his fellow "Freemason F..kers" took power.
 
Shatter lost  no time in showing who called the shots in the new regime, by grabbing for himself no less than four senior ministries: Justice, Defence, Equality and Law Reform.
As Minister for almost everything, he avidly promoted  mass migration, and regularly hosted elaborate mass citizenship ceremonies for the "new Irish".
 
Like his fellow Zionist advocates of open borders for Ireland, his enthusiasm for immigration to Ireland is only matched by his support for an Israeli state which imprisons and deports African asylum seekers, and is openly racist by its very nature.
 
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Jewish tribalists  like Shatter, Ronit Lentin, and the multipurpose cultural Marxist activist, Ivan Bacik, abound  in the Irish "anti-racist" and pro-migration movements, but it would be a cop-out to imply that Jews alone drive this movement. The vast majority of the presstitutes and political whores who promote mass immigration in Ireland, are, alas, self-hating cucks of Irish Catholic stock. And where the presstitutes lead, the sheeple follow. Lament the huge demographic transformation of Ireland and many Irish men will respond by simpering in true girly "pathological altruist" fashion, "Sure, we emigrated everywhere" - as if the Irish are duty bound to succumb to collective suicide, merely because, they, like every other European nation, have a history of emigration.
 
EMASCULATED MALES
 
For many Irish men, the ultimate statement of their masculinity is not pride in their country, but a nerdishly obsessive devotion to English soccer teams like Manchester United or Chelsea.  They exemplify the cultural phenomenon I call the "macho mangina": those men who have no stomach for defying the Feminist-thought cops and national suicide engineers, and who instead overcompensate by adopting a lifestyle the corporate crass media, with clear diversionary intent, sets before them as "manly" - e.g., obsessive interest in sport, cars, alcohol heavy metal, porn, etc.
 
The Makow site often refers to the illuminati's  penchant for  projecting on to their enemies the machinations they themselves perpetually engage in. Since the foundation of the new state, Anglo-Irish Masonry has habitually deployed this technique. Irish literature, for example, has long been one long whine about the power the Catholic Church and "narrow-minded Irish nationalism" supposedly  wielded over the society at large in days of yore
 
Masonic hogwash. Even at the height of Eamon De Valera's alleged Catholic "theocracy", Masonic Protestants and Jews owned all the major banks and industries in Ireland. Some of them, like Guinness, continued anti-Catholic employment practices until well into the 1960s. Ireland's leading newspaper, The Irish Tmes, only got its first nominally (very nominal indeed) Catholic editor in the mid-1980s. Two of the first four Irish presidents of the Irish state were Protestants, even though Catholics accounted for over 95 per cent of the population. Trinity College Dublin, was another Protestant citadel.
 
As for the vexed issue of clerical sexual abuse, some prominent Anglo Irish Protestants, to their great credit, have lamented how the Irish media and state class deliberately suppress information about such abuse in Protestant denominations - the presstitutes' clear intent being to foster the false impression that this disgusting vice is a purely Catholic problem. And even the notoriously un-Catholic Catholic Archbishop of Dublin has revealed  that the same Irish government which relentlessly bashes the Church for covering up clerical sexual abuse has written to him requesting that he allow lay teachers convicted of child sexual abuse to continue teaching in Catholic schools! As they say, you couldn't make it up.
 
IRELAND ON LIFE SUPPORT
 
There's method in all of this. By depicting the founders of the Irish state as blood-crazed psychos, and the Catholic faith as an all powerful  religion of repressed sadistic perverts, the Anglo-Zionist Irish media instil in the Irish people a crippling guilt about the very existence of their nation. And, needless to say, this form of psychic driving offensive dovetails perfectly with the mass migration agenda.  If you've been taught to believe your nation has no right to exist, why on earth would you fight its destruction?
 
There is almost no white nationalist movement in Ireland to speak of, partly for the reasons already cited, but also  because old-school Irish nationalists can have no truck with an Anglo-white nat movement, which, much more often than not, loathes any form of Irish nationalism, and is slavishly devoted to the Ultra-Judaeo- Masonic tenets of Ulster British Orangeism (an enthusiasm Anglo-white nats share with their alleged enemies in the Talmudic Neocon movement.
 
Not that there are many old school nationalists left anyway. From the 1970s onwards, both wings of Sinn Fein/IRA were co-opted by their Anglo-Masonic enemies, and bizarre as it may sound, both now act as mouthpieces for the anti-nationalist agenda of mass migration and multiculturalism The same applies to all the other political parties. Indeed, to an extent unparalleled by any other European country, Irish culture is defined by knee-jerk adherence to PC shibboleths..
 
ECONOMY
 
Today the country is in a post-depression phase. Wages have been slashed, working hours increased, and draconian new taxes levied, all in response to the manufactured economic "crisis" of 2008. Shatter has beem forced out of  frontline politicals, but his protege Dame Enda clings on as Taoiseach by his (varnished?) fingernails -  with an openly homosexual half-Indian, Leo Varadkar, waIting in the wings to take over.
 
The same Goldman Sachs lackeys who enforce this austerity affect to see no contradiction in continuing their de facto open borders policy, not to mention providing lavish social welfare, health, education, and so on, to the new arrivals. The political whores and the presstitutes defend this haIRshirt agenda by screaming "The  party is over! The money just isn't there anymore!" 
 
Needless to say, they never get around to explaining why, if this is the case, so much largesse still abounds for the many tens of thousands of migrants who are waved through at our airports, ports and northern border every year. The lackeys' economic policy is like a father donating the family's savings to able bodied pan-handlers, while forcing his wife and children to live on dry bread and water.
 
Because of their small numbers (around four and a half million), the massive volume of new arrivals, and the complete absence of any form of organized resistance, the native Irish face ethnic extinction much sooner than most other western nations. But as things stand that does not seem to bother most of them too much - or at least not enough to do anything about it. After all there are more pressing things to worry about: Manchester United are struggling to regain their form in the English Premier League...
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