Monthly Archives: September 2013

Think I’ll just roll around here on the grass…

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Ask not what your country can do for you…

There has been a lot of talk recently about the decline in traditional civic values amongst the Irish people, evidenced by low turnouts for referenda and absenteeism from jury duty. While I think there may be some truth to this, … Continue reading

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uglee Dublin #4

hungry and with a tooth aching, i leave through the rear of the building raising two fingers to phatt Fred, the Iranian, as he smokes by the side of the Library.  The day is Autumnal with the young folks, crowding the … Continue reading

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Teaching is the highest form of understanding

There’s been a lot of talk about the ASTI (secondary teachers union) rejecting the Haddington Road Agreement. As the only teachers’ union to do so, it begs the question as to whether a refusal to accept reforms in pay and … Continue reading

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“I know a man who gave up smoking, drinking, sex and rich food. He was healthy right up to the day he killed himself”

Unlike previous years I cannot wait until Arthur’s Day this coming Thursday, and with my brothers I too hope to get stocious drunk, shi’ite! I may even try Guinness, not really liking it an’awll.  And what brought this turnaround (. … Continue reading

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To Arthur

At 17:59 this Thursday we will dutifully raise our glasses and overcome with a collective fit of patriotic fervour, intone the great unifying refrain “To Arthur”. Elsewhere in a dimly lit boardroom, a group of smug marketers will rub their … Continue reading

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uglee Dublin #3

  . . .  and one from the flatlands of county kildare

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Caught in the act

So now we know how she’s doing it… Anyone have any bright ideas on how we stop her???

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Bus shelter mystery

Spotted this morning on the way to work. An entire outfit abandoned at the bus shelter. My curiosity was awakened. Superhero, public transport streaker or the detritus of a romantic encounter… Suggestions welcome…

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NYC Artist Shows Us What Famous Celebrities Would Look Like as Normal People

NYC Artist Shows Us What Famous Celebrities Would Look Like as Normal People.

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