This is such shite. This has nothing to do with believing in free speech or defending same. All it is is an excuse to generate publicity and notoriety. Kevin Myers' role in censorship debate in Limerick criticised by renowned feminist professor as 'provocative' movehttps://t.co/v1lXNe3gSL — Anne Sheridan (@annesheridan1) August 15, 2017
. It has been a long time since I’ve written anything on this blog that wasn’t a book or film review. I’ve been mainly sticking to tumblr for my randomness. But, I don’t know, I just wanted to put something up here about the death of Savita Halappanavar, and the whole abortion mess in Ireland. […]
“To Dublin’s war horse, Vonolel!” « Come here to me!. And the previous post about Vonolel is here. There are men both good and wise Who hold that in a future state Dumb creatures we have cherished here below Shall give us joyous greeting when We pass the golden gate Is it folly that I […]
This propaganda that we all partied through the good times is complete bullshit. via The Irish village that said ‘no’ to austerity | World news | The Guardian.
1980s ESB advert – Going home – YouTube.
The Black Irish of Montserrat – Irish accents in the Caribbean – YouTube.
Many people have asked us why we removed the two posts concerning Kate Fitzgerald, the 25-year-old writer and PR consultant who took her own life in August. The short answer is that we were scared. via Kate Fitzgerald | Broadsheet.ie.
Yes Squee Can | Broadsheet.ie.
I’ve just been watching RTE’s Apparitions and to be honest, it just made me sad I mean, I don’t know Joe Coleman, and I really don’t know what he thinks, if it is all a con, or if he believes in what he says. For all I know maybe he is telling the truth about […]
Last weekend I went on a walk entitled Irish women of war & peace. It was in part to celebrate International Women’s Day, hence the focus on women who were active in Ireland in the early 1900s. This photo is a re-enactor performing as Lady Gregory. If you’ve never heard of her, well shame on you! but I suppose I can tell you a few facts. She was heavily involved in the arts in Ireland, especially the Irish Literary Revival. She helped set up the Abbey theatre, along with the likes of WB Yeats.
Wow. Haven’t been paying much attention to the news recently. But this whole picturegate thing has certainly exploded hasn’t it?
For you poor innocent non-Irishers I’ll give a brief recap. Some artist hung two paintings of our glorious leader Brian Cowen in two different galleries in Ireland. Let’s just say they weren’t the most flattering