Honouring Sir Henry Wilson – by Jim Conway

  It’s ironic that the British are bringing in a bill to hide their violence. This week Ian Og Paisley and the British House of Commons honoured with a plague Sir Henry Wilson. The 22 June  this year is the 100th anniversary of the execution of Sir Henry Wilson, the man most singly responsible for […]

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William speaks out about black people and Britain

There are people who’ll tell you the Royals are too thick to understand the concept of irony. Not so.  Prince William has recently come out with a statement that makes clear  the Royals could give lessons in irony and still have time to meet and greet a line of bobbing sycophants  before afternoon tea. The […]

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Goodfellas, Bad Guys, and Shits Of The Highest Order: matters arising from Blog “Shadow of a Land War in Europe.”

    None of the (British) sources I cited : Piers Brendon, Keeper of the Churchill Archives and a Fellow Of Churchill College.Cambridge, England, Claud Cockburn author of The Devil’s Decade  nor Robert Boothby were in Stalin’s pocket. The Poles made a pact with Hitler in 1934 and grabbed a slice of Czechoslovakia in 1938.  […]

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SHADOW OF A LAND WAR IN EUROPE – by Donal Kennedy

    The new head of the British Army, General Sir Patrick Sanders describes himself as the first man to take such command “in the shadow of a land war in Europe, since 1941, and while not expressing any wish to join in the current land war, is  determined that his forces will do their […]

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PAT+JUDE TALK ABOUT DAIL DUELS, THE ECONOMIC HEALTH NORTH AND SOUTH, CLIMATE CRISIS, & FUEL POVERTY   The exchanges between FG and SF are getting nastier – witness the exchange recently in the Dail between Pearse Doherty and Leo Varadkar. Is this symptomatic of the differing personalities… Or is it ideology?  Or both?    The […]

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President Higgins and housing

In a recent podcast with Pat McArt, I suggested that President Michael D Higgins, while he possesses intelligence, eloquence and insight, is a man who is very aware possessing these attributes.   Pat in his good-natured way made a reference to people who never passed a mirror they didn’t like. So that’s me laying my cards […]

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Boris Johnson: UK champion

Does Boris Johnson assume that everyone else is an idiot? A quick glance through his Cabinet might suggest he would be right to make such an assumption, although you’d have to add ‘devious’ to ‘idiot’ in several cases. An example. Johnson is in serious difficulties at home – no, not in his house, at least […]

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THE PROTOCOL by Seán Ó Seanlaigh

As I write, Official Ireland (Dublin, SF, SDLP etc) is having a collective heart attack as London proposes to over-ride the Protocol. Official Ireland (Dublin, SF, SDLP etc) is now caught in a trap into which Official Ireland could not jump fast enough as we see below:1. Official Ireland (Dublin, SF, SDLP etc) REFUSED to […]

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