The Tory War on Pensioners

Posted on May 18, 2017 in latest | no responses

Has there ever been a more mean spirited document than the Conservative #Manifesto which shreds the electoral platform they were elected on in 2015? The manifesto launched today in Halifax drops the 2015 pledge not to raise income tax or National Insurance and has big changes to social care funding in England. People worth more […]

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US Government sponsored Ransomware

Posted on May 15, 2017 in Business | no responses

In all the Ransomware publicity which has affected hospitals Governments and financial institutions worldwide two important points have been overlooked. Firstly , the technology used was developed by the US Government’s NSA (National Security Agency) to spy on its own citizens and secondly the methodology of these Cyber Attacks was developed by State Actors, particularly […]

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An empty bench in Cozumel, Mexico

Posted on May 12, 2017 in latest | no responses

  The memorial for Kirsty MacColl in Cozumel, Mexico where she was killed is close to fruition, the intention is to have an unveiling ceremony on Friday, 28 July 2017. It’s a companion bench for Kirsty’s original bench in Soho Square (though more solid looking!) The logo incorporates Kirsty’s bird drawing (well known from the […]

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Ireland defends God, if there is a God

Posted on May 7, 2017 in Ireland | no responses

Stephen Fry is being investigated by Irish police over blasphemy claims more than two years after his outspoken comments about God on RTE’s The Meaning of Life went viral. Mr Fry described a hypothetical creator as “stupid” and an “utter maniac” for designing a world filled with undue suffering. Asked in 2015 by the programme’s […]

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The Galway Girls

Posted on May 5, 2017 in Ireland | no responses

Saoirse Ronan has gone viral after starring in Ed Sheeran’s newly released video for Galway Girl which is set in Ireland’s famous party city and cultural hub on the Western Seaboard and Wild Atlantic Way. The flame-haired singer travelled to Galway to make the film with the Brooklyn actress. The video, which Sheeran filmed himself, […]

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Flying to Donegal

Posted on May 5, 2017 in Ireland | no responses

Donegal, not content with being voted the coolest place in the world to visit in 2017 by National Geographic Traveller, has now had the landing strip at its regional airport in Carrickfinn voted the second most scenic in the world. Obviously that vote was a mistake as everybody here at the Eagle’s Nest actually knows […]

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Arson around West Cork

Posted on Apr 25, 2017 in Ireland | no responses

Every year in otherwise tranquil and beautiful West Cork the landscape is scarred by an act of environmental vandalism that is cruel to wildlife and disastrous to the environment. A gorse fire in a remote valley in Cork has been brought under control after fire crews tackled the blaze through the night. The fire started […]

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For St. George and Little England

Posted on Apr 23, 2017 in Britain | no responses

    Today April 23rd all manner of people urge us to celebrate St. George’s Day. A day in “honour” of an Asian from Cappadocia who died defying authority in Palestine. He sounds just like the sort of person those (step forward those self appointed English Nationalists wrongly called UKIP) who call most loudly for […]

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Driving the famous Ring of Kerry

Posted on Apr 15, 2017 in Ireland | no responses

If you’re planning to drive around the world famous Ring of Kerry, you will not be disappointed with your decision. The Ring of Kerry is without doubt one of the most amazing coastal routes and the wonderful thing is that it can be enjoyed even without getting out of your car, if that’s something that […]

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The Last Jedi on Skellig Michael

Posted on Apr 14, 2017 in Ireland | no responses

The Force is with us again: The first trailer for Star Wars: Episode VIII – The Last Jedi made its debut on Friday at Star Wars Celebration 2017. It looks as if the people at Star Wars got their money’s worth from Skellig Michael. The island off the coast of Kerry (not yet renamed Star […]

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The Eagle On London

George Osborne the influence peddler

Posted on Mar 18, 2017 in latest | no responses

Seven Sisters at Seven Sisters

Posted on Mar 10, 2017 in latest | no responses

Britain’s rudest address?

Posted on Mar 4, 2017 in Britain | no responses

Happy Chinese New Year 2017!

Posted on Jan 29, 2017 in latest | no responses

The Eagle on Ireland

The Galway Girls

Posted on May 5, 2017 in Ireland | no responses

Flying to Donegal

Posted on May 5, 2017 in Ireland | no responses

Arson around West Cork

Posted on Apr 25, 2017 in Ireland | no responses

Driving the famous Ring of Kerry

Posted on Apr 15, 2017 in Ireland | no responses