• featured

    #theRant: Keep It Up!

    As we sit here scratching our heads in bewilderment at the fact that we managed to make ten of these ridiculous fucking things, when we never even knew if #rabble1 would get past our late-night, round-table, mashbag discussions, this fucking madhouse of a country becomes increasingly unpredictable, leaving us to wonder if, just maybe, it […]

  • housing

    A Battle Fought Before.

    In recent months there has been a plethora of housing action campaigns established, all wishing to raise awareness around the issue of working class housing (or the lack of it) in Ireland today.  Donal Fallon takes us back to the crowbar brigades and squatting tactics of the 1960s’ Dublin Housing Action Campaign. The 1960s witnessed […]

  • rte2

    #meEJit: We’re Adults! Get RTE Away From Us!

    It is remarkable just how much RTÉ can chime with Irish government policy. Oireachtas Retort looks at Montrose’s latest offering of unreality TV. The broadcaster’s role in normalising austerity and undermining dissent is nothing new but their lifestyle & entertainment content is equally insidious. Think of it as Fáilte Ireland for the home audience. Towards […]

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Session Pixies: Holistic Lifestyle Column from #rabble10

The nights are getting longer, the days are getting warmer and the Session Pixies are awakening from their hibernatorial slumber to come and fuck you up at four o’clock in the morning.     Dear Session Pixies, My friends keep putting photos of their dinner on FB. I can’t help but feel inadequate in culinary […]


#takeFive: Dublin’s Top Five Bougie Areas.

Dublin is being socially cleansed of rabble like us, either through the pressure of emigration or having to hightail it to the ‘burbs over rackrent prices. These days the meeja, politicians and other muppets declare the rise of the Celtic Phoenix, while landlords write letters to santy asking for another bubble. As the Harboisation of […]


The Irish Far Shite.

Riding the wave of demonstrations across Europe following the Charlie Hebdo killings, a group calling themselves anti-Islam Ireland held a protest rally outside the Islamic Cultural centre and Mosque in Clonskeagh. how strong are such far right groups here? David Fleming asks some anti-fascist activists. According to the group’s spokesperson Sandra Archer, they were there […]


Disappearing Belfast.

Pictured: A graphical rendering of the planned Northside development and above it the Sunflower pub as pictured on Geograph.ie       Another day, another regeneration project, rolled out by the great and the good for the benefit of the mass unwashed. Peg Leeson grabs her quill and takes a look. The recent launch of the Belfast […]