Category Archives: Religion

Court of Repeal

They talk of choice, they talk of rights, they talk of freedom. But once again the belligerent interest groups demanding the repeal of the 8th amendment of Ireland’s constitution fail to practice what they preach. Irish citizens who are morally … 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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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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Grave matters

International media today have been reporting a horrific story of a mass grave of Irish infants that has just been discovered in Tuam, Co. Galway. The grave was on the site of an institution that sheltered orphaned and illegitimate children. The … Continue reading

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# 16 ) G. K. Chesteron wazzan English writer, lay theologian, poet,  philosopher, dramatist, journalist, orator, literary and art critic, biographer, and Christian apologist. Heez often referred to as the “prince of paradox”. “One sees great things from the valley; only small things from the peak.”

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For the weekend that’s initt; # 10 ) Karol Józef Wojtyła, wazza Catholic Polish Pope from Poland who according to the present wazza backward bigoted homophobe . . . hmmm . . . “Faced with problems and disappointments, many people … Continue reading

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“Delaney! Get outta that garden!”

  She woke me early yesterday morning, sometime around six.  The day had been planned a week in advance, and i knew that i had to fix, the garden.  The soil was hard, the grass was long, and the patio … 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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“By God, D. H. Laurence was right when he had said there must be a dumb, dark dull, bitter belly-tension between a man and a woman, and how else could this be achieved save in the long monotony of marriage?”

Saturday nights aren’t the same once you’re married, where once there was the expectancy of a possible score, now there’s only the the thought that i might catch The Cube on poverty channel Three. Party plans are placed in the … 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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