" 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...!

Tuesday, July 31, 2012



'...he readied his knife on a stone and drove it into the area between the anus and the scrotum..'

Tomorrow (Wednesday 1st August 2012) we will post a paragraph or two about an eminent member of Irish 'High Society' who is mostly overlooked in our history and whose deed is most definitely over-shadowed by an event which occurred days before his own valiant effort....

Thanks for the visit ! Sharon.