" 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...!

Monday, July 31, 2017



Whether intentional or not - and I suspect not - the result of the fallout from that article by Kevin Myers has been that an even more monsterous proposition has gone unchallenged. There has been no comment, no angry editorials, no 'talking head' panels of 'worthies' discussing the proposition in question, no calls for heads to roll or no apologises demanded from or issued by those concerned. The 'elephant in the room' is reading a different newspaper article to a deaf man in the land of the blind... Check back here with us on Wednesday next, 2nd August. Sharon.