Have you heard? Arlene Foster is ‘joining’ the new TV channel GB News. It’s supposed to be Britain’s version of Fox News. There are signs that it may not prosper. Do you think can Arlene save it?
Cork, as Corkonians will tell you, is the real capital of Ireland. The central government (in Dublin) has decided to allocate €1.8 bn and will build 20,000 homes and create 31,000 jobs. Ambitious planning or pie in the sky?
A video clip has recently been released showing the interior of the Derg Arms on the Twelfth, with several collaretted brethren standing on table singing ‘Sweet Caroline’ punctuated by changes of “Fuck the Pope!” The owner says she is very upset to learn of this video and condemns all such actions. Whaddyatink?
And finally, there are parents complaining that the south’s English syllabus include Margaret Atwood’s ‘The Handmaid’s Tale’. And Emma Donoghoe’s ‘Room’. Are these suitable materials for young people to be reading?
Don’t worry – Pat and I have just about all the answer….