That’s a yes then.
Archive for September, 2008
Yesterday, Padraic Flanagan, while giving testimony to the inquest on the death of his wife, Evelyn, allegedly because of obstetric haemorrhage after the birth of their second child at Castelbar General Hospital last October said:
“What should have been a joyous occasion for us all has turned into the most tragic of our lives with […]
William Greider, writing in The Nation, thinks that if Paulson plan for the US Government to buy all of Wall Street’s bad debt is successful it has the potential to bring down one or both political parties in the States. He quotes an analyst who says the plan is “exclusively being lobbied for by precisely […]
What is that movie? Boiler Room? That’s what it’s like. I mean, it’s the coolest thing ever. Cubicle, cubicle, cubicle for 150,000 sq.
ft. The ceilings were probably 25 or 30 feet high. The elevator had a big graffiti painting. Big open space. And it was awesome. We lived mortgage. That’s all we did. This deal, […]
One of the most favourable comments that I’ve got back about Irish Left Review since it started is the quality of the essays that have been appearing once a month. However, in contrast, one of the most negative things said about the site in general is the fact that the front page appears static most […]
I’m afraid I’m about to again demonstrate my adhesion to the Western Death Cult that comes down to me from my maternal side. During the summer my wife* ordered a French translation of a collection of short stories by an American writer by the name of David Foster Wallace. The title, ‘Brief Interviews with Hideous […]
[ Probably the ‘Australian’ Sewing Room - photo nicked from www.elderweb.com ]
Some of you may remember the mid 90s Dublin ’supergroup’ The Sewing Room ( Sewing Room MySpace ). I say ’supergroup’ as a couple of the members emerged from out of the rubble of late 80s/early 90s bands Stars of Heaven (Stanley Erraught […]
By now I had got too close. It was my turn to feel the Curse of the Fall. For months, everything went wrong. I drove my shiny new MG (purchased after my other car blew up) into a river. My beloved Leeds United were relegated, then deducted 10 points, then 15. I was struck down […]
Fine Gael and Enda Kenny are giving it socks today about “common sense” and “missed opportunities.” Kenny’s trying to make out that during the past four years Fine Gael was a tough-nut opposition, one that wasn’t afraid to shoot from the hip, to tell it like it is, to crap REAL bullets - and fire […]
My site is worth $4547.9.How much is yours worth?
Yep. That’s our worth, baby. At least, according to www.websiteoutlook.com, which tells us that Dublin Opinion could make a DAILY INCOME OF $6.23 FROM ADVERTISING ALONE!
Not a lot, you might say, but still, it’s a hell of a lot more than an American investment bank […]