" 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 - ooops! It seems that our entry application was "not completed in time to be considered.." (?) and, as such, we are not now in the running. But we wish all the best to the successful entrants and to the organisers, and we hope all goes well for them on the day!

Tuesday, September 01, 2015


A 'gift' from Portlaoise Prison, 1999..../ Martin McGuinness - "The IRA has shown continued resourcefulness and capability to strike where and when it wants..."/ If from the path you chance to stray - the bravest of the brave...../ Irish POW, 1923 : "The first time his mother went to visit him the authorities refused to allow to do so. The second time when they allowed her to see her son he was unable to recognise her...."/ 1925 - British 'police' in Ireland mutiny and take their own officers as hostages.../ 'Time flies' , but how can eleven days disappear overnight in Ireland?


Thanks for checking in - do the same again tomorrow....Sharon.