USI Investigates Deputy President After Burkean Expose

The Union of Students in Ireland (USI) has launched an investigation into its deputy president, Michelle Byrne, after she appeared willing to hand over the names of right-wing activists to a purported anti-fascist group that said it wanted to “slap them around”. On Friday, the Burkean – a conservative publication that has been condemned for promoting racism and eugenics – announced it had set up a fake anti-fascist network in order to conduct “long term investigative work into antifascism in Ireland, as well as its insidious and often blatant links with civic society, journalism and politics”. Yesterday, the Burkean published a recording of a conversation … Continue reading USI Investigates Deputy President After Burkean Expose