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"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.)



This blog was listed as one of the 'Finalists' in the '2016 current affairs/politics' category of the Littlewoods Ireland blog awards - but we didn't win the award. But not to worry -thanks to everyone involved for getting us to the final stage of the competition and sure we'll try again the next time!

Monday, July 22, 2013

A 'ROYAL' BABY POST. ALL THE BEST AT THIS TIME TO YOU AND YOUR MOTHER, BUT....

IN HONOUR OF AN OCCASION THAT DOESN'T OCCUR TOO OFTEN......

.....WHEN , THAT IS , 'ONE' CAN USE THE WORDS 'ROYALTY' AND 'LABOUR' IN THE ONE SENTENCE.

As a mother (of three children) , I hope the child in question is born healthy and that s/he and his/her mother 'come out the other side' , so to speak, with no complications. Through no fault of the child in question , s/he will be born into a life of criminal privilege and will automatically want for nothing for the rest of his/her life , by virture of the fact that his/her 'clan' have used any and all methods at their command to ensure the continuation of their luxurious lifestyle , regardless of the price - physical , moral and financial - suffered by others, and this child will no doubt continue that sad cycle , as s/he will come to see such behaviour as 'normal'.

As stated , I hope mother and child are healthy after the birth but , after same is confirmed (which, hopefully , will be the case) I , for one, will not give that particular 'clan' a second thought until such time as one or other of them are instructed to 'sign off' on the Declaration of Withdrawal in connection with their administrations political and military occupation of six Irish counties. And that , hopefully, will happen before this child gets much older and/or before s/he becomes embroiled in one of the many 'trouble spots' which his/her family and their supporters have bequeathed to this troubled world.

See you all on Wednesday evening for our usual post.

Thanks for reading , Sharon.