Monthly Archives: November 2013

“In the morning a man walks with his whole body; in the evening, only with his legs”

Finishing work earlier this morning I took a taxi ride home with the Indian Tristan.  We spoke briefly and for the remainder of our journey we said nothing at all.  Pulling into the bus stop I thanked my driver and … Continue reading

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Bah Humbug

We’re more incensed than usual to hear that top executives at Ireland’s Central Remedial Clinic (CRC) went one step further than taking candy from a baby and used charitable donations, destined for disabled children, to double their already significant salaries … Continue reading

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Talking crap

Dublin’s four mayors (really, we have four?) today launched a campaign to eliminate the number one scourge facing our capital city…  You guessed it… Dog poop. According to the campaign’s spokesperson, Therese Langan, it is Dubliners’ “single biggest environmental gripe”. … Continue reading

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13 people who had just one job, dammit · The Daily Edge

13 people who had just one job, dammit · The Daily Edge.

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Rough Justice

Graham Dwyer, charged with the murder of Elaine O’Hara, whose body was recently discovered in the Dublin Mountains, has been granted free legal aid by the court. Dwyer is an architect with an address in Dublin’s prestigious Foxrock suburb. His … Continue reading

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Cold comfort

I can’t imagine there’ll be much public sympathy for ESB staff who, yesterday, voted in favour of industrial action which is likely to hit householders in the run up to Christmas, as temperatures plummet. The average wage in the ESB … Continue reading

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If it’s worth saying…

Laughed our asses off at Ed Milliband sounding like a malfunctioning robot parroting the same rehearsed answer over and over again!    

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Signs of the times

Following on from our previous comments about the execrable state of Irish roads, we’re now going to reflect on road signage… Signs should be instructive and salutary. They should help us navigate around the country. They should improve our travelling … Continue reading

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Dublin City in the rare auld times

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Bloodboiling double standards in Ireland regarding bankruptcy

Originally posted on Brian M. Lucey:
You are a NAMA  Family Bad luck. Bankrupt eh? Phew. Your in luck… Your reasonable standard is defined in the High Court, by expensive barristers You can claim (2 adults, a car, three second…

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