Category Archives: Crime

4 habits of highly effective people

We’ve had it so wrong all this time. The key to being a success is not education, hard work, ambition and drive. Not even close. Here’s the real secret. Pop out as many kids as you can in your late … Continue reading

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Where dreams come true… for drug dealers too…

The Independent reports that a man awaiting trial on drugs charges has had his bail terms altered to allow him to head off to Disneyland, Florida for a family holiday. The man, who is also claiming free legal aid, assured … Continue reading

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The Great Pensions Robbery

Private pension funds today woke up to find they were victims of an audacious theft. Overnight they had been robbed of over €700 million. The perpetrators were known to the victims. In fact they were the Irish government. Since its … Continue reading

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All you can EAT

What do you have to do to lose your job in this country? A lot, it transpires. And even then, the Employment Appeals Tribunal (EAT) has your back. Last month it awarded €8,000 to a Dunnes Stores employee who was … Continue reading

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I predict a riot

Over the June bank holiday weekend in Ireland, over 22,000 motorists were stopped at Garda speed checkpoints in just under 6 hours. During the same weekend 300 drunk and disorderly scumbags descended on the sleepy Dublin suburb of Sutton and … Continue reading

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# 14 ) Ulrike Marie Meinhof, wazza German left-wing militant chick anda fool, from Oldenburg, Germany.  She died on this day thirtie eight years ago. “Protest is when I say this does not please me. Resistance is when I ensure what does … Continue reading

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Small Town Noir

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Welcome to the Soft Parade

i even washed to attend the “monster rally” in the RDS and as i waited to dry i thought of why the word monster was used?  the papers that described the conference must have imagined that strange and horrible imaginary … Continue reading

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“My Mum’s American, she’s from Detroit”

with thirtie minutes remaining of work i walk the green carpeted stairs toward the library and sit on one of the forty eight brown leather chairs opposite the five windows facing onto Kildare Street.  Wasting the remainder of our time … Continue reading

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Judgement Day

High Court Judge Anthony Barr was the victim of an attempted mugging yesterday outside the Four Courts in Dublin. As he approached the security gates a youth tried to steal valuables from his car but was thwarted by the security … Continue reading

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