Limerick Churches

When I was small, my auntie used to take me to the churches around Limerick . It was great being a kid in those days. Spooky exorcist shit: plaster saints […]

Fuck off, St Patrick

Fuck off, St Patrick

Celebrations? What are we celebrating? Some Welsh [tag]religious[/tag] nutcase arrived over here and filled us with a load of bullshit that eventually went on to become the Irish [tag]Catholic[/tag] church? […]

The Heart of Darkness

Dalkey is one of the most charming and salubrious of South Dublin suburbs, retaining most of the character it used to have when it was just a village, clinging to […]

Seán (can I call you that?)

Archbishop Seán Brady Armagh Co Down 18th December 2006 Dear Archbishop Brady, May I call you Seán? I read your comments in the paper today, and I have to tell […]

The Feast of the Blessed Condescension

This article was first published in November 2006 _____________________________________   Isn’t there some big Catholic thing coming up soon, in early December? The Immaculate Assumption, or the Holy Dispersal. Something […]

Mother Teresa, the crook

Charles Keating was sentenced to ten years in prison for perpetrating one of the greatest frauds in American history. The Savings and Loans scandal has gone down in history as […]