" A wealth of information..."

"1169 And Counting is a wealth of information on our Republican past and present , and demonstrates how the Irish political landscape , like that of any nation, will never be a black and white issue..."

(From the ‘e-Thursday’ section of the ‘Business Week’ supplement of the ‘Irish Independent’ , 21st August 2008.)

IRISH BLOG AWARDS 2017 - we made it to the finalists page last year but never got to the stage :- ( 'cause not enough of ye feckers out there voted for us! So we're gonna give ya a second chance - the blog awards this year will be held on Thursday, October 5th (2017) in The Academy, Middle Abbey Street, in Dublin city centre, and we would appreciate if you could keep an eye here and give us a vote when ya can. Or else we'll get our 'Junior' to put up a pay wall and then ye will be sorry...!

Saturday, June 09, 2012


This is our wee tribute to a Lady , her family and her many camp followers throughout the world , on which the sun never sets , in appreciation of the many centuries that she , and they , have kept one on their toes.....
"One appreciates that the interweb is rather populated with one's photoprints but , as Charles is fond of saying , there is always room for one more...."

There is soooooo much more we would like to write about this woman and her 'clan' , but we are in the process of organising a 650-ticket CABHAIR raffle , to be held tomorrow (Sunday 10th June 2012) , the objective of which is to raise funds for the families of imprisoned political colleagues , that we just don't have the time. Priorities and all that , what......

Thanks for reading,