IT’S TIME TO GO WITH FLOE OVER BREXIT.
September 14th 2019
Ice has been on my mind this week ever since I saw dramatic footage on Channel 4 News of it falling off the coast of Greenland into the ocean. It is plunging into the sea at such a rate and in such...
INFLEXIBILITY MAY BE OUR DOWNFALL.
August 31st 2019
So now we have it. Boris Johnson has gone for the nuclear option by seeking and getting a prorogation of parliament. The Queen is having a busy time in Balmoral, no doubt discussing the shenanigans...
HOPE FROM BERLIN
August 24th 2019
On the 30th May 2015 the FOO FIGHTERS played Slane. It rained, it didn’t matter a damn, the crowd loved them. On Wednesday they played the R.D.S., it rained and who cared. Dave Grohl was in top...
STATE OF THE WORLD PROOF END IS NIGH.
August 17th 2019
They say August is a wicked month and this year it brings unnerving events. India sends thousands of troops into Kashmir and shuts down its autonomous government threatening a regional conflict...
WHEN IS IT ALL GOING TO BACKSTOP ?
August 3rd 2019
If I ever considered there being a purpose to my brief involvement in politics it was to see an improvement in Anglo-Irish relations because I surmised that coming from an Anglo-Irish background my...
STARING INTO ABYSS OVER BREXIT CRISIS
July 27th 2019
Like a lot of people in this country I am sick to death of compo-culture and angered by the government’s failure to deal with it. Then Fine Gael’s credibility with regard to this problem is...
IT’S TIME TO TAKE BO JO SERIOUSLY
July 20th 2019
It may be because I have been unwell of late but nothing irritates me more than this government refusing to tell the truth. Whether they like it or not, we are going to have some kind of a border...
A STRIDENT POSITION ON THE BACKSTOP
June 15th 2019
Well Metallica came and went. What can I say. Magic, absolute magic, and that performance will live in the memories of thousands for many years to come. As to what I follow that up with, that...
MEET BY THE TREE – SLANE ROCKS!
June 13th 2019
On Thursday morning I looked out my bedroom window and down below me was a purple truck with Rock N’ Roll Trucking scrawled across it, in purple of course. I have always thought purple was...
DON’T HATE TRUMP, JUST IGNORE HIM.
May 18th 2019
On Thursday morning I listened to people arguing on the radio about the impending visit by the President of the United States. Thank God this is a private visit to his property in Doonbeg which it...