Category Archives: journalism

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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Alt right now, baby it’s alt right now.

Yesterday the world tipped on its axis. The Irish Times, the self-styled paper of record, the propaganda machine of the liberal compassionati in Ireland, strayed from the party line and had the audacity to publish a relatively anodyne article from … 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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# 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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“When you tear out a man’s tongue, you are not proving him a liar; you’re only telling the world that you fear what he might say.” George R.R. Martin

There is a small cast of villains in the pantomime of Irish public life; Sean Fitzpatrick, Michael ‘Fingers’ Fingleton and Bertie Ahern are the most prominent. Most lately they have been joined by an unlikely candidate, journalist John Waters. What … Continue reading

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Smell the Glove, baby . . .

Una Mullaly annoys the shit out of me, sheez everything eyem not; bland. Oonagh: Because I am a Girl I celebrate… my gender at every opportunity. Gender is not a weakness. YAWN Because I am a Girl I feel … … Continue reading

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“The thermal treatment of household and industrial waste in waste-to-energy plants is increasing in popularity as it solves two issues in one – waste management and sustainable energy”

moast days in work i have the time to waste and i waste it in the best possible way, ie: reading crap on the internet such as the guardian, the irish times, the irish independent and of course broadsheet dot … Continue reading

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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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uglee Dublin #5

. . . and Bonnie lady, chin up, itill bee okay . . .

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Load of balls

After their 2013 Annual General Meeting last weekend, the Football Association of Ireland took the unprecedented decision not to hold a press conference, effectively enforcing a media blackout. There were no questions permitted from the floor during the meeting and … Continue reading

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