Irish Consent

Posted on Nov 15, 2018 in Ireland | no responses

A series of protests over sexual consent have been taking place in Ireland, a week after a man was acquitted of raping a 17-year-old in Cork. In the trial, the defence lawyer told the jury: “You have to look at the way she was dressed. She was wearing a thong with a lace front.” The […]

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The Poppy stands for Peace

Posted on Nov 11, 2018 in Ireland | no responses

  Today we mark 100 years since the end of the brutal and meaningless slaughter of World War 1 set in motion by Imperialist Buffoons and brought to an end not on the battlefield but by an uprising of German Socialists, Workers and Soldiers. 104  years after Britain entered (or was it stumbled) into World […]

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Michael Foot British Patriot

Posted on Sep 15, 2018 in latest | no responses

Today we have the Murdoch press’ contemptible re-airing of false and preposterous claims by a discredited former double agent for which Michael Foot, when still alive, won significant damages from the Sunday Times. It’s amazing when the pensioned off failures of M16 and boozy Murdoch journalists get together their right wing prejudice leads them to […]

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Skibbereen’s Champions of the World

Posted on Sep 15, 2018 in Ireland | no responses

Skibbereen’s  Gary and Paul O’Donovan are Champions of the World. The Skibbereen duo reproduced the best of their Olympic form to win the men’s lightweight double sculls at the World Championship Regatta in Plovdiv, Bulgaria. It is the first time that an Irish boat has ever won world championship gold in an Olympic event. The O’Donovans […]

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Arise ye Citizens of Ireland!

Posted on Sep 10, 2018 in Ireland | no responses

The number of British nationals applying to become Irish citizens has grown massively in the wake of the Brexit referendum as Ireland welcomed 450 new citizens in a ceremony at the National Concert Hall today. Britons who qualify through Irish heritage have already been applying for passports in large numbers. Now, statistics from the Irish […]

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Wish you were here at Heuston Station

Posted on Sep 9, 2018 in Dublin | no responses

This is the moment a crowd at Dublin’s Heuston railway station broke into song for World Suicide Prevention Day  – and it’ll bring a tear to your eye. Train passengers at Heuston station were stopped in their tracks as an unexpected sight greeted them – dozens of people breaking into a heartening rendition of Pink […]

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MayBot at large in Africa

Posted on Aug 28, 2018 in latest | no responses

Shame on the person who slipped Theresa May  a Baileys in South Africa and made her dance. Be careful, two Baileys and naughty Theresa will start running through fields of wheat! Trade with sub-Saharan Africa – 1.5%. Trade with EU – 45% Theresa May is carrying out cheap stunts on the other side of the […]

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John McCain flawed American Hero

Posted on Aug 26, 2018 in latest | no responses

Senator John McCain, the Vietnam war hero turned senator and presidential candidate, has died aged 81 at his ranch in Arizona. Mr McCain died on Saturday in Arizona surrounded by his family, a statement from his office said. He was diagnosed with an aggressive brain tumour in July 2017 and had been undergoing medical treatment. […]

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Cork the Real Ireland

Posted on Aug 24, 2018 in Ireland | no responses

In West Cork one of the great advantages we have is the “Real Capital” of Ireland in Cork City on our doorstep.  Since moving to West Cork I have got to know and love Cork City. Love it for its human scale, dynamic youth culture, independent retailers, great bars, theatre and music. Situated on islands […]

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Schools to Prison on the Tube

Posted on Aug 24, 2018 in latest | no responses

A mocked-up Tube map showing how life can lead from school to prison has been put on underground trains this morning as children made their way to pick up their GCSEs. A group of south London students have used the London Underground to make a powerful and subversive statement about exclusions on GCSE results day. […]

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The Eagle On London

Happy Birthday Karl Marx

Posted on May 5, 2018 in latest | no responses

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

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 | no responses

Wish you were here at Heuston Station

Posted on Sep 9, 2018 in Dublin | no responses