Category Archives: Catholicism

No country for old men

This week it was radio presenter George Hook’s turn to be pilloried by the liberal Irish compassionazis. He had the temerity to suggest that young girls should take more personal responsibility for their own welfare and not knowingly place themselves … Continue reading

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“i once wanted to become an atheist, but i gave up, they have no holidays”

itz nice to holiday and itz nice to leave your country and itz especially nice to leave Ireland come July. The weather here can be ‘iffy’ and come the summer one is bored with the cultural war waged on our … Continue reading

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It is harder to fight against pleasure than against anger.

“. . . There’s a battle outside and it’s ragin’, it’ll soon shake your windows and rattle your walls, For the Times they are a’Changin . . . ” . . . wrote Blind Boy Grunt sometime in Autumn sixtie … Continue reading

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It’s not easy being Green . . .

The Green Party is a sham, a charade, a party of charlatans who spout platitudes to the unbelievers, urging them to buy into their principles and believe me, The Green Party have none.   A group who “recognise and celebrate … Continue reading

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“This land is your land and this land is my land, sure . . . but the world is run by those that never listen to music anyways”. Bob Dylan

i blew into Dublin in the early naughties a very green boy and throughout the years, here in our centralised capital i’ve seen enough to help me make the climb to the heights of Firhouse, an area of southwest Dubh … Continue reading

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Princess of Power

yesterday afternoon i returned from the boozer with my brother Eugene, aka:Gonzo . . . to find that moo moo was not in the house but! outside in the yard by the fence talking to a very sick kitten and … Continue reading

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16 ) Marcus Tullius Cicero was a Roman philosopher, politician, lawyer, orator, political theorist, consul and constitutionalist from Italy. “A tear dries quickly when it is shed for the troubles of others”

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# 18 ) Patrick Heffernan, pint drinker and occasional International GAA player. “Many people have opinions but, too few of them have any knowledge.” . . . and one more quote from an article relating to depression that I read this … Continue reading

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Kindness is a language which the blind can see and the deaf can hear.

Remembering Charles Lwanga, an Ugandan convert to the Catholic Church, who was martyred for his faith and is revered as a Saint by both the Catholic Church and the Anglican Communion. He was from Uganda and was burnt alive on this day in 1886.

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i indjoyed the walk to meet wifey, and i was happie once home to strip down to mah shorts and take the sun, but when i saw mah sunglasess by the dogs cushion chewed, well . . . i kinda … Continue reading

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