August, 2018

SERVING DOG AND GAMMON by Donal Kennedy

I am, I flatter myself to think myself, a gentle man. Not a gentleman  in the snob’s definition, one who uses a butter knife when dining alone, but one who doesn’t bash old ladies or grope young ones, nor frighten children nor kick dogs. In fact,  some dogs and people find me agreeable. I find the horror […]

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Mary McAleese and Jeremy Corbyn: two political sinners?

Do you remember the time back in 2005 when Mary McAleese became the target of ferocious criticism because she compared the Nazis’ hatred of Jew to prejudice against Catholics in our NEN? It was so ferocious, she quickly apologied publicly. “The words I used were clumsy. The last thing I would want to do is […]

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