Support For Victims Of Sexual Abuse

This is a guest-posting by a professional with Rape Crisis Midwest, helping men and and women who have experienced sexual abuse. _______________________________________ – If you tell, no one will believe […]

Living on Planet Welfare

This baffles me. When exactly did somebody disconnect consequences from actions? When did it become possible to do whatever you want, no matter how bad or how stupid? When did […]

Cell Phones

Cell Phones

Do you know what a cell phone is? No. It’s not an American mobile phone. It’s what the drug-dealing murdering scumbags in our jails use to run their operations while […]

Friends of the Earth

Friends of the Earth

I was sitting out the back with my neighbour Jimbo the other night, relaxing by the light from a pile of old tyres we were burning. Jesus, said Jimbo, this […]

Chicken or Egg?

You might have heard of the recent Fitzgerald Report on regenerating a number of troubled areas in Limerick. Squid included some local reaction to it, including this gem from a […]

The Italian Job

The Italian Job

Not everything I write here is true. Did you know that? Sometimes I make things up to keep you amused, but occasionally life smiles on me and something just happens. […]

Paedophile is not a word

Let’s get this nonsense out of the way right now. Paedophile is not a word. I remember when the perverts invented it about twenty-five years ago to cover up what […]

Anti-social behaviour orders

Anti-social behaviour orders

I see the new Anti-social Behaviour Orders are ready to roll. According to today’s papers, the adult version will be available for the new year, with children’s asbos following in […]