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...
MEGA STATE PROJECTS TO COST US ALL.
May 11th 2019
There is an aspect to public life that really depresses me and that is politician’s addiction to big splashy public projects for which they also display a disturbing lack of ability to manage or...
PROGRESS IN NORTH CAN’T BURN OUT.
April 20th 2019
Easter for me is always a space for renewal and dare I say it spiritual revival and this week has proved no exception. In fact on a personal level it has bordered on the weird. On Monday evening we...
NIGHTMARE GETS SCARIER BY THE DAY
April 13th 2019
Brexit really has become the ultimate political horror show, exemplified by the latest development, an extension to Halloween. A zombie Prime Minister, now despised by great swathes of her party,...