Amid Racism Uproar, Burkean’s Founders Call on Editor to Resign

Posted in Governance and administration on February 14th, 2019 by steve

Ireland“Founding members of conservative student publication the Burkean have called on the paper’s Editor, Michael O’Dwyer Connolly, to resign over an article he wrote that has been roundly condemned for promoting racism and eugenics …” (more)

[Orla Murnaghan, University Times, 13 February]


The Burkean’s Mission Has Changed. Conservatives Are Right to Worry

Posted in Research on February 12th, 2019 by steve

Ireland“Considerable publicity surrounded the launch of the Burkean this time last year. The announcement of a student publication backed by the godfather of Irish conservatism, Declan Ganley, immediately captured students’ attention …” (more)

[Matthew Murphy, University Times, 12 February]


The Burkean Has Diverged from its Original Purpose and Crossed a Line

Posted in Research on February 12th, 2019 by steve

Ireland“The Burkean Journal is something that, for better or worse, is irreparably tied to my name, thanks in part to articles published in this very paper. Though it seems like a lifetime ago, the interview I did with The University Times was no more than a year and a half ago. As mentioned then, the idea was to create a new campus publication out of a wish to shake up College discourse …” (more)

[Louis Hoffman, University Times, 11 February]


Burkean Journal Set to Expand Nationally

Posted in Governance and administration on January 18th, 2018 by steve

Ireland“Since its launch in September, the Burkean Journal has grown and this year will see the fledgling conservative publication expand nationally. Based out of Trinity, though not affiliated with Trinity Publications, the Burkean Journal is an online-only, student-led conservative publication …” (more)

[Eleanor O’Mahony, University Times, 18 January]


Trinity’s New Conservative Publication Isn’t Off to a Promising Start

Posted in Research on September 18th, 2017 by steve

Ireland“Trinity is set to get its own student-run conservative publication. Due to officially launch this week, the Burkean Journal has so far published pieces from some of Ireland’s already-prominent conservative voices …” (more)

[University Times, 17 September]


Stop censoring student journalists – we’re trying to hold universities to account

Posted in Governance and administration on June 24th, 2017 by steve

“Student journalism is often – and rightly – applauded for the work it does at universities across the country. Many of the bylines that now sit atop newsprint began their days in student newsrooms, chasing stories across campus …” (more)

[Guardian, 23 June]

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