Labour Party – full steam ahead for 2015

Posted on Mar 1, 2014 in Britain | 3 comments

The Skibbereen Eagle makes no bones about being a Labour supporting WebZine and welcomes the changes to Labour Party organisation made today in the Excel Centre, London. They are based on the report by the former Party Secretary Ray Collins which were published before Xmas and widely discussed with Constituency Party’s and the 15 Trade […]

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Edward Jenner – The man who changed life on Earth

Posted on Feb 26, 2014 in Britain | 3 comments

  Who is the Briton who most changed the world?  We need to put Edward Jenner, the Gloucestershire doctor who discovered vaccination in the quiet rural town of Berkeley on the banks of the Severn Estuary  in Gloucestershire, right up there as a prime candidate. He was a true child of the Enlightenment and a product […]

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Year of the Whores

Posted on Feb 7, 2014 in Britain | Comments Off on Year of the Whores

Friday saw the start of the Chinese new year, with this being the year of the horse. Unfortunately, we have all had problems with predictive text but how much worse was it that the BBC News’ subtitle system logic didn’t cope with the phrase and instead declared this to be ‘year of the whores,’ much […]

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Fares Up, Wages Flat

Posted on Jan 3, 2014 in Britain | one comment

  The Great British Rail Rip Off continues as 2014 Rail fares in the UK went up yesterday. Strange timing as some season tickets are now so expensive it’s enough to make even Santa weep. A Reading to London season ticket, a journey of 43 miles, now costs £4,088 per year a rise of £128. […]

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Britain votes against Imperialism

Posted on Aug 31, 2013 in Britain | Comments Off on Britain votes against Imperialism

Stirring times as Democracy rears its head in the UK and Parliament rediscovers its cojones. David Cameron has become the first British Prime Minister to lose a Commons military vote since Lord North in 1782 after the defeat at Yorktown. He is now a broken backed PM.  Vladimir Putin will slap him on the shoulder […]

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It’s the economy, stupid!

Posted on Jan 6, 2013 in Britain | one comment

Call me Dave The Banks and speculators left us bankrupt with over £300 Bn having gone directly in support to the UK banking sector and in QE increasing money supply to banks since 2008. Labour coped well in stabilising country / world since 2008. So much money is being wasted by this government in its […]

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Freedom loving democracies update

Posted on Jan 19, 2012 in Britain | Comments Off on Freedom loving democracies update

Abu Qatada – He even looks foreign! The Red Top Tabloids who put Britain First Europe Last and support Our Boys and jobs for Our People have had all their xenophobic bells rung in the case of Omar Othman t/a Abu Qatada who they have labelled, on the basis of no evidence at all, as […]

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J 30 Strike

Posted on Jul 3, 2011 in Britain | Comments Off on J 30 Strike

Thousands of angry public sector workers protested on Thursday June 30th across Britain. Hundreds of thousands of public sector workers went on strike across the UK over planned pension changes. Teachers from three unions have walked out and more than 40% of state schools in England and Wales have been closed or partially shut. The […]

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Fair Weather Britain

Posted on Feb 2, 2009 in Britain | Comments Off on Fair Weather Britain

Britain ground to a halt this morning as the transport systems lack of operational competence and depth was once again cruelly exposed. Speaking at a press conference in Downing Street, Prime Minister Gordon Brown said: “We are doing everything in our power to ensure services, road, rail and airports are open as quickly as possible, […]

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The Eagle On London

Schools to Prison on the Tube

Posted on Aug 24, 2018 in latest | 15 comments

Happy Birthday Karl Marx

Posted on May 5, 2018 in latest | 18 comments

Millicent Fawcett

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Labour anti-Semitism – the morning after

Posted on Mar 27, 2018 in latest | Comments Off on Labour anti-Semitism – the morning after

The Eagle on Ireland

The Longest Day

Posted on Jun 21, 2019 in Ireland | Comments Off on The Longest Day

Bloomsday 2019

Posted on Jun 16, 2019 in Dublin | Comments Off on Bloomsday 2019

My Old Man

Posted on Jun 16, 2019 in Dublin | Comments Off on My Old Man

An Irish song for May Day!

Posted on May 1, 2019 in Ireland | Comments Off on An Irish song for May Day!