Yesterday evening I went to our CD rack just after dinner, and in act that is completely out of the normal rhythm of that part of the day (which usually involves ushering our kids to bed after dinner, corralling them up the stairs, marshalling them in to the bathroom to brush their teeth, and so […]
Archive for March, 2011
they continued to strike at each other for a long while and great space of time, till night fell on the men of Erin. And when night had fallen, all that the men of Erin could hear was the bellowing and roaring. (Táin Bó Cúalnge)
This is a photo from an ad on Daft.ie for a house in Killavil, Ballymote.
Normally I spoil my vote for the Seanad election, writing on the ballot paper that the whole thing is elitist and anti-democratic.
This year, though, I’m going to vote because Paddy Healy is running and I’d like to see him get as high a profile as he can.
A senator seat should do that for him […]
How To Repudiate The Debt?
Invitation to a citizens’ think-in
The ongoing crisis in this country over the socialising of the banks’ debts and the imposition of the EU/IMF package have engendered widespread popular indignation and anger - but so far no concerted popular opposition from citizens has emerged.
However, recent examples - from the UKUncut movement to […]
Just came across this on a ramble through YouTube.
We covered the Would Be’s in our Great Irish Bands series.
This video has Eileen Gogan on vocals, who joined the band after the departure of Jilie McDonnell.
Good stuff for the sunny day that’s in it.
It is often said that a definition of insanity is to do the same action over and over again, each time expecting a different result. In that case, the European Financial Stability Facility (EFSF), Ireland’s single-largest creditor, is a 21st century Bedlam.
Originally set up as a temporary measure, the EFSF was created in June […]
I would like to day that this is a piss-take but I can’t.
It’s Tourism Ireland’s latest venture to promote Ireland.
[The game, if you want to play it, is here.]
Update: Cedar Lounge have found out that the Blueprint shite is available online, and point to a google cache of the website which is now offline.
Here’s a letter from the Irish Times today from Glenageary solicitor Morya Benville
“It is very kind of the Group of 17 Irish leading gentlemen to offer advice […]
Seán Baite of these shores will be playing tomorrow in Pau, France, as part of the EEjits.