" 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, November 03, 2015



This man was locked up by the British for 11 years after a politically-motivated 'trial' for being in the wrong place at the wrong time - he was simply trying to arrange for a babysitter for the evening....this British political 'leopard' changed its spots twice in Ireland but maintained its old objectives....'Punch drunk' ? - he wears a Poppy because he believes it represents what he wants it to represent....this Irish political prisoner was kept in continuous solitary confinement for two-and-a-half years....'sleeping with the fishes' for opening his mouth...check back here tomorrow, Wednesday 4th November 2015.

Thanks for reading, Sharon.