Dustin the Turkey, 2008 Eurovision Winner.

Posted on Apr 8, 2008 in Ireland | no responses

Has their ever been a Turkey with such talent? Irelande Douze Pointes!! The 2008 winner! You heard / saw this Turkey first here!

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Arrivederci Luciano!

Posted on Sep 6, 2007 in Music | no responses

In the midst of the deservedly warm tributes to Luciano Pavarotti, who died today, 6th September 2007, there was the carping rent a quote on the BBC news from smart ass critic Norman Lebrecht who said that Pavarotti had divorced himself from the real world of opera and music to market himself as a celebrity […]

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Bob Geldof and Me.

Posted on Aug 19, 2007 in Dublin | 3 comments

Dublin in the 70’s was a dreary spot. Ireland was in the grip of the old certainties and the thought control mechanisms were still in place. I found myself studying architecture at Bolton Street College of Technology. Here, there were a number of third level courses (Architecture, Surveying, Engineering and Geo-surveying) grafted onto what was […]

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The Lion Sleeps Tonight!

Posted on Aug 13, 2007 in Music | no responses

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Mud on the Road!

Posted on Aug 7, 2007 in Music | no responses

On last Sunday Pop History and myself once again crossed paths and I “enjoyed” my most surreal experience since I saw the Bee Gees perform at the old Wembley Stadium. (You know the old one with the Way of Champions and the Towers of Glory, not the new one with the Arch of Agony.) The […]

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HMV deserve to do badly!

Posted on Aug 6, 2007 in Business | no responses

HMV recently reported full year profits halved from the previous year. HMV’s deteriorating results will be no surprise to customers like me who have endured their ineptly managed retail proposition. Contrast the reality with the lardy dose of Management Consultant Guffitis delivered by Chief Executive Simon Fox when he was appointed over a year ago. […]

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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