Mary Wilson, Poet

Posted on Jun 7, 2018 in latest | no responses

Respect to the memory of the poet Mary Wilson who died today at the age of 102. Her marriage to Harold Wilson was an extraordinary love story. An Oxford Don at 21 he entered politics because of his outrage at the waste of unemployment and he never lost his focus on everybody being entitled to […]

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Jeremy Corbyn’s No Go Areas

Posted on May 4, 2018 in latest | no responses

I’m no psychologist, but hurling abuse at people unpersuaded of Jeremy Corbyn’s magnificence doesn’t seem to have persuaded many of them to vote Labour. Just think what Labour could have done last night with a persuasive, respected, and, above all, courageous leader and then weep. Below is the Thrasher projection for @SkyNews of what this […]

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Labour Victory May Day 1997

Posted on May 1, 2018 in latest | no responses

21 years ago today it was all about things can only get better as Britain elected a Labour Government with a clear deliverable Manifesto which only promised what it could deliver and delivered what it promised. There was a Labour Landslide. On a swing of 8.8%, Labour win 418 seats giving Blair a majority of […]

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Goodbye Marc Wadsworth

Posted on Apr 28, 2018 in latest | no responses

Marc Wadsworth’s expulsion from the Labour Party after a full hearing and due process has led to a clamour from the usual suspects who campaigned against the Labour Party for years for this “injustice” to be righted. Save your energy because the mantle of martyrdom does not rest easily on the shoulders of this “Labour […]

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Labour anti-Semitism – the morning after

Posted on Mar 27, 2018 in latest | no responses

An estimated 1,500 people joined a protest outside Parliament on Monday evening to condemn Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn’s “systematic failure” to deal with anti-Semitism. The turnout – which included a broad cross-section of the community and a large number of Labour MPs – came only 24 hours after news of the demonstration was announced by […]

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Jeremy’s Jewish Question

Posted on Mar 26, 2018 in latest | one comment

Jeremy Corbyn had been blind to anti Semites in Labour for years which is why Jewish organisations are protesting publicly outside Parliament today. For comparison in cases of sexual harassment whose views do you listen to – The victims or the perpetrators? Of course there is also Jeremy’s long standing special friend Ken Livingstone who […]

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Happy Birthday Clem Attlee

Posted on Jan 3, 2018 in Britain | no responses

Guess whose birthday it is today? ‪Britain’s greatest Prime Minister Clement Attlee‬ who became PM 72 years ago on 26 July 1945. The 1945 general election saw the return of the first ever majority Labour government. The Gallup poll had shown a Labour lead for over two years. Nevertheless most politicians and commentators were astonished […]

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Countess Markievicz elected first female MP

Posted on Dec 28, 2017 in Ireland | no responses

Today is the 99th anniversary of a remarkable happening: on 28 December 1918 the first woman MP was elected to the House of Commons. She was an Irish Woman, a nationalist,  a revolutionary, a Suffragette and a military commander and the first female minister in a Western Government. On the 28th December 1918 Constance Georgine Markievicz, […]

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Sweet Home Alabama

Posted on Dec 13, 2017 in latest | no responses

Congratulations to the voters of Alabama who despite massive voter suppression rejected racist Roy Moore who was supported by the KKK, Trump, Pence and the idiot Nigel Farage. The new Democratic Senator Doug Jones is a lawyer who helped convict 2 KKK members for killing 4 girls in attack on a black church. The defeated […]

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The Sad Tale of Spreadsheet Phil

Posted on Nov 22, 2017 in Britain | no responses

What a sad day for Tory Chancellor of the Exchequer Spreadsheet Phil who stood up in the commons today and confessed he was addicted to debt and like #NoMandateMay well past his sell by date! Don’t take my word for it, ask Tory MP’s who loathe him to a man (and woman) or indeed Theresa […]

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The Eagle On London

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 | one comment

TubeMapper captures images of The Underground

Posted on Mar 10, 2018 in latest | no responses

The Eagle on Ireland

Ireland of the Skinny Dippers

Posted on Jun 11, 2018 in Ireland | no responses

Those rowing O’Donovan Brothers from Skibbereen

Posted on May 12, 2018 in Ireland | no responses

Big Tom and his Mammy

Posted on Apr 20, 2018 in Ireland | no responses

The Skibbereen Eagle and the Czar of Russia

Posted on Mar 20, 2018 in Ireland | no responses