Tag Archives: crime in Ireland


They whispered in dark corners and went out late at night and conspired and conspired but the emperor Claudius knew they were up to something.

I’m still a busy little bee working away and retagging old posts. I’m now up to September 2006. That’s only another four y [...]

Lusk shooting.

This morning, as I walked to work, I happened to glance at the headline of my Metro Family anger at killings verdict. And I thought to mysel [...]

Samurai!

I apologise for posting so much nothingness and links today, but dude! Samurai swords! Two men have been arrested in Castleconnel after a ro [...]

It matters what we journalists do. If I didn’t think my work made a difference, I’d probably give it up

Today marks the tenth anniversary of the death of Veronica Guerin. For those of you who don’t know Guerin was a journalist who mainly [...]

“Gravity is a cruel and unpredictable mistress, so…” “No it isn’t, it’s a constant all over the world.”

So many topics, so little inclination. Nevertheless[1] I shall write something, about something. I could bring up the high speed bus chase t [...]

I just wish I had a blanket to wrap around him’

Moving Pictures

Veronica Guerin

Went to see Veronica Guerin last week. It a film based on the true story of Veronica Guerin, a journalist with the Irish Independent who was [...]

They were how old?

Alive in Limerick gives a synopsis of the attack on a couple, and the subsequent gang-rape [...]

Round-Up

Well the last few posts have mainly been about the “oh-so-exciting” [1] move of the blog from one location to another. So I thou [...]
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