Three cheers for Guy Fawkes!

Posted on Nov 5, 2016 in Britain | no responses

  Today we mark the anniversary of two significant events in British history. A day when some crazed ideologues, led by a deranged individual, entered the Houses of Parliament determined to do great damage to our nation. Still, enough about John Major and the Railways Act 1993. Also today Britain joyously celebrates the sectarian evisceration […]

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Posted on Oct 20, 2016 in Britain | no responses

Now that the by-election in the Batley and Spen constituency is over let us remember the terrible reason why it was held. The brutal murder of Jo Cox MP, a wonderful public representative killed by a racist coward while working to do her best for all her constituents. #BelikeJo Today is the day. @Tracy4MP wld […]

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Aberfan man made disaster

Posted on Oct 20, 2016 in Britain | no responses

Today is the 50th anniversary of Aberfan mining disaster that wiped out a generation, killed 116 children and 28 adults on 21 October 1966. It was not a natural disaster but a man-made disaster by the nationalised National Coal Board (NCB). At 9.15 am on Friday, October 21, 1966 a waste tip slid down a […]

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Happy Ada Lovelace Day

Posted on Oct 11, 2016 in Britain | no responses

  Today 11th October is Ada Lovelace Day in honour of the pioneering mathematician, first female computer programmer and daughter of Lord Byron. Ada’s life and achievements are now marked across the globe as Ada Lovelace Day in celebration of this gifted young Victorian woman. When your father has been famously described by one of […]

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Tank at Trafalgar

Posted on Sep 15, 2016 in Britain | no responses

On this day 100 years ago the first tank was used in warfare. A replica tank rolled into Trafalgar Square to mark 100 years since the armoured vehicles were first used in the theatre of war. The tank is a model of the Mark IV which was first used on the battlefield as part of […]

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The Courage of Pauline Cafferkey

Posted on Sep 15, 2016 in Britain | no responses

There is no one who exemplifies more the courage of those in Medicine who make sacrifices for others than the brave Scottish nurse Pauline Cafferkey. Having unselfishly volunteered to go to Sierra Leone in 2014 to help treat victims of the Ebola Epidemic she caught the disease in field conditions and has twice been brought […]

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Roald Dahl 100

Posted on Sep 12, 2016 in Britain | no responses

This year marks 100 years since the birth of Roald Dahl and it’s going to be the biggest worldwide celebration of Roald Dahl Day ever! September is Roald Dahl’s birth month, and each year this is celebrated with a wonderful array of events centred around his birthday on 13th September. On 13th September on what would […]

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Remember Peterloo

Posted on Aug 16, 2016 in Britain | no responses

  Today 16th August marks the 197th anniversary of the Peterloo Massacre at St Peters Field in Manchester. As once again in Britain workers rights and their ability to organise and strike are being attacked we should remember Peterloo, one of the darkest days in Manchester’s history it is a milestone in our hard fought […]

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Black Muslim Immigrant steals Olympic Gold Medal

Posted on Aug 14, 2016 in Britain | no responses

There has been outrage among Daly Mail and Daily Express readers and reports of dangerously high blood pressure readings after a black Muslim Immigrant called Mohammed stole a Team GB Olympic Gold Medal. Doctors said that the blood pressure readings were concerning as the readers were largely elderly with impaired brain function. The very black […]

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NHS – Free at Point of Need

Posted on Jul 5, 2016 in Britain | no responses

Happy Birthday to the wonderful NHS which is 68 years young today. For 68 years we have loved, cherished and entirely benefited from our NHS – let’s never let it go. Since Labour founded our NHS on 5 July 1948, its incredible staff have delivered more than 47 million babies. the NHS promised cradle to […]

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The Eagle On London

Happy Birthday Karl Marx

Posted on May 5, 2018 in latest | 5 comments

Millicent Fawcett

Posted on Apr 24, 2018 in latest | no responses

Labour anti-Semitism – the morning after

Posted on Mar 27, 2018 in latest | no responses

Jeremy’s Jewish Question

Posted on Mar 26, 2018 in latest | 28 comments

The Eagle on Ireland

The Poppy stands for Peace

Posted on Nov 11, 2018 in Ireland | no responses

Skibbereen’s Champions of the World

Posted on Sep 15, 2018 in Ireland | no responses

Arise ye Citizens of Ireland!

Posted on Sep 10, 2018 in Ireland | one comment

Wish you were here at Heuston Station

Posted on Sep 9, 2018 in Dublin | no responses