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That Boleyn Girl

The marriage of Henry VIII and Anne Boleyn was annulled on this day in 1536…another innocent girl with Irish connections who lost her head with a man! The Boleyn family were related to the...

Those rowing O’Donovan Brothers from Skibbereen

It is well known that Skibbereen is the biggest small town not just in West Cork but in the whole wide world, and not just because it is the home of the famous Skibbereen...

Happy Birthday Karl Marx

Happy 200th Birthday to Karl Marx who was born #OTD in Trier (Trevorum Augustorum) in the Prussian Rhineland and lived in London from 1849 until the end of his life. In 1848 along with...

Jeremy Corbyn’s No Go Areas

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...

Labour Victory May Day 1997

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...

Goodbye Marc Wadsworth

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”...

Millicent Fawcett

The first statue of a woman in Parliament Square was unveiled today. Fittingly it is of Millicent Fawcett and marks 100 years since she won her long battle to win women the right to...

St. George and Little England

    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...

Martin Lewis suing Facebook

Good luck to Martin Lewis of the Money Saving Expert site who is suing Facebook over the fake ads it allows scammers to run with his image and mocked up fake news stories. It...

The Eagle on London

Millicent Fawcett

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Labour anti-Semitism – the morning after

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Jeremy’s Jewish Question

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TubeMapper captures images of The Underground

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The Eagle on Ireland

Big Tom and his Mammy

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The Skibbereen Eagle and the Czar of Russia

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The Real St. Patrick

Posted on Mar 17, 2018 in Ireland | no responses

More Irish than the Irish themselves

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