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Education Minister Angers Primary Teachers By Demanding High  Standards
Official: John Waters Is Not Osama Bin Laden
The Miracle of the Loaves and Sausages
Anglo Chairman Sean Fitzpatrick Acquitted of All Charges in Maple 10 Trial
Delusional Thinking, Joe Duffy and the Seal of the Confessional
State Visit to Britain Hints at Deeper Political Change
Game of Thrones Accents
Captain Janeway Says Sun Revolves Around Earth
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Education Minister Angers Primary Teachers By Demanding High  Standards

Education Minister Angers Primary Teachers By Demanding High Standards

Ruairí Quinn provoked a storm of booing and hissing at the INTO conference when he suggested that Higher Level Mathematics in the Leaving Certificate should be one of the minimum [...]

Official: John Waters Is Not Osama Bin Laden

Official: John Waters Is Not Osama Bin Laden

John Waters on what he perceives to be personal attacks against him.

The Miracle of the Loaves and Sausages

The Miracle of the Loaves and Sausages

A nice day for a crucifixion. We took ourselves up the lake with beer and meat, as commanded by Jesus: Eat, drink and be merry, he said, in Mark 17:22. [...]

Anglo Chairman Sean Fitzpatrick Acquitted of All Charges in Maple 10 Trial

Anglo Chairman Sean Fitzpatrick Acquitted of All Charges in Maple 10 Trial

It’s good to see that the jurors showed moral courage as directed by the judge and acquitted Seán Fitzpatrick on all charges.  I’m now going to retract everything I ever [...]

Delusional Thinking, Joe Duffy and the Seal of the Confessional

Delusional Thinking, Joe Duffy and the Seal of the Confessional

I have a horrible morbid fascination with Liveline that keeps me listening even when my amygdala is clawing its way out of my skull, raw in fang and talon with one [...]

State Visit to Britain Hints at Deeper Political Change

State Visit to Britain Hints at Deeper Political Change

Cui bono has served us well over the generations.  Who benefits?  Follow the money.  But sometimes, the better test is to ask who’ll be most annoyed by something, and as [...]

Game of Thrones Accents

Game of Thrones Accents

Not too long ago, a fortnight or maybe two, I was with some French friends who happen to live in our fair town, and we got to talking about Game [...]

Captain Janeway Says Sun Revolves Around Earth

Captain Janeway Says Sun Revolves Around Earth

Ah Kathryn, Kathryn.  What have you done to me? After all those years wandering the Delta Quadrant in Voyager, never giving up hope of a homecoming, with your scratchy voice [...]

Martin McGuinness to Attend Windsor Castle Banquet

Martin McGuinness to Attend Windsor Castle Banquet

Well done to Martin McGuinness for taking another step along the road to peace and reconciliation. It can’t be an easy thing for a man with his background to attend [...]

Munster 47 - Toulouse 23

Munster 47 – Toulouse 23

Munster obliterate Toulouse at Thomond Park

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