Tag Archives: Ireland

“Death was in the atmosphere. Only the yellow weeds in the meadow were excited by living.”

“Oh to be in Doonaree, with the sweetheart I once knew To stroll in the shade of the leafy glade where the rhododendrons grew To sit with my love on the bridge above, the rippling waterfall To go back home, … Continue reading

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Dig your own Cosgrave

I want to like Paddy Cosgrave. He’s a relatively youthful, successful entrepreneur, putting Ireland Inc on the international map, attracting legions of hipsters, billionaire geeks, veecees, and visionaries to our capital, along with Eva Longoria, Dan Brown and Rio Ferdinand. … Continue reading

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Once Upon a Time . . .

I look though the glass to our green garden and itz orange flowers and remember living elsewhere, another time another place i guess, and i find eyem surprised as to how i came to reside inna jazzy house with two … Continue reading

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“Some people walk in the rain, others just get wet” Roger Miller

I woke up this morning to find the rain had passed, and i was disappointed as i had high hopes for yesterday’s deluge, i had a plan.  As i returned home from work yesterday evening, taking the scenic route by … Continue reading

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Bogus Bonus

When is a bonus not a bonus? When it’s an Irish Water bonus of course! Some SIPTU trade union goon was on the radio the other day trying to justify demands that staff at Irish Water, the most reviled Irish … Continue reading

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Ireland 2.0

i wondered when i was young how Germans could go along with the Nazis and now i wonder no more. . . . tonight i saw the crowd, the gang, the oppressed and their enthusiasm spilling onto the warm Dublin streets … 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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“Ya wide about what’s happening?”

like many people who work, i have two days off a week, and on occasions i must take them when it doesint suit . . . me, such azza Monday, orra Tuesday, orra Wednesday, a Thursday, Friday and so one … Continue reading

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Peddlers and meddlers

Unsurprisingly Dublin City Council’s proposed solution to the increasing problem of traffic congestion is an incongruous one… They are suggesting reducing the already gridlocked North Quays from two lanes to one, to accommodate a new cycle track. Their rationale for … Continue reading

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The life of Brian

Spare a though for our local Firhouse councillor Brian Lawlor who failed to get re-elected in Friday’s local election. A member of Fine Gael, Brian has worked tirelessly on behalf of the Firhouse community over the years and is always … Continue reading

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