21 November 2012
. 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 … Continue reading
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
7 November 2008
I meant to write about the withdrawal of the HPV vaccination when I heard mention of it on TV3 yesterday, or the day before. But I forgot about it. Luckily Ginger Pixel reminded me, and alerted me to an interesting … Continue reading
30 November 2007
I am totally fed up with a lot of the comments about Mary Harney. I realise that as a politician she is fair game. And as a politician who is in charge of the Health Service at a time when it is scandal after scandal after horrendous error she deserves a hell of a lot of criticism. Continue reading
29 June 2007
An asylum seeker who came to Ireland in 2000, Mr Adebari mused that while he was now Portlaoise’s first citizen, he was not yet an Irish citizen.
“Are you telling us you’re not legal,” Mr Aird interrupted, at which the whole public gallery erupted in laughter.
So the voting is over, and the counting is over, and bloody FF got in again Friday morning was not a good time to be around de mudder as the meeja were all saying that FF would get in with … Continue reading
Yesterday, at lunch I walked by An Roinn Iompair and spotted a very sorry looking tricolour; looking like it had been half blown off the flagpole a few days earlier and not been touched.
It wasn’t until much later, when I was on my way home and spotted the flag outside the court in exactly the same state that it dawned on me. They were simply at half mast, but because there was very little wind they were just hanging there, not blowing.
Looks like the govmint have come up another genius transport plan. What they intend is to dig up Stephen’s Green. And stick an underground station under it. That’ll be great won’t it? One of the few green spaces closed off, … Continue reading
12 January 2006
Edited to add my opinion at the end of the post Mary O’Rourke is a Fianna FÃ¡il politician in her 70′s. She has served as Minister for Education in the past and is currently the leader of the Seanad(Senate). Recently … Continue reading
22 November 2005
Was watching The Panel last night and they brought up the whole Willie O’Dea scandal, and I had been meaning to blog about it last week, but then everyone was joining in so I didn’t bother. But now I think … Continue reading