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Eurovision – RTE to run an enquiry this week as to how the songs are picked?

No doubt there were many thousands of us cringing behind the sofa, as we watched Ireland being eliminated in what was a lacklustre second semi Final, with the exception of the Bearded Lady, who was brilliant and humble. It’s tragic … Continue reading

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As Hogan cracks his eggs we find he’s no Fanny Cradock…#Irishwater

Oh no! Not another celebrity cookery show. Hulk Hogan’s Omelettes De jour will see Phil joining Nigella, Nevin, Dylan, Marco Pierre and all the other kitchen icons, in the frontline of the food business. But for the show to be a … Continue reading

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Bertie Ahern got his mug on the cover of….

Amazingly and brazenly, Bertie Ahern got his mug on the cover of prestigious Millennium Millionaire, [UAE’s equivalent to Forbes Magazine], a magazine that is read almost exclusively by the rich, the powerful and the sophisticated. At thirty grand a pop … Continue reading

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John Lennon was assassinated by odd-ball, psychopath Mark Chapman, thirty three years ago….

John Lennon was assassinated by odd-ball, psychopath Mark Chapman, thirty three years ago, last Saturday [8th December], gunned down as he strolled from his limo to the entrance of his New York home, the Dakota Apartments on the posh upper … Continue reading

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We are Japanese if you please……

Luckily Big Phil Hogan had no reason to be on Enda Kenny’s trade mission to Japan. Had big Phil come bursting through the door, his heft might have alarmed the locals into thinking Godzilla had been hired, at a six figure … Continue reading

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Technology. Multitasking can be bad for your health don’t tweet and chew gum…..

Hold your breath I may have pulled it off. At very least I have him rattled. I’m talking about Siri; that disembodied know-all irritating voice that physically represents nowhere in the world, an amalgam of accents, rolled together into a … Continue reading

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Dinosaurs…Last Sunday, in the snug of a pub in Stoneybatter, I was reacquainted with the core of my being….

Last Sunday, in the snug of a pub in Stoneybatter, I was reacquainted with the core of my being, the essence of my existence. This reconnection was neither planned nor anticipated and I suspect it is probably something that happens … Continue reading

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Alex Ferguson. His exit from Manchester United has been graceless and ugly.

The old age pensioner, challenging the politicians, stood his ground as he faced the barrage of photographers and journalists. Megaphone in hand, he was not going to be dissuaded by anyone from saying what he had to say. And boy … Continue reading

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Hertz…Did you know that the radius of the Earth can shrink or expand by as much as 11 kilometres

Did you know that the radius of the Earth can shrink or expand by as much as 11 kilometres. I never knew that until I became exasperated by Sir Bob Nostradamus Geldof‘s global warming gloop, in an address to young … Continue reading

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The Monarch and the Pontiff looking for a Miracle.

On April 27th, next year, Pope Francis 1 will canonize two past popes, John XX111 and John Paul II, in the biggest Twofer in the history of the church. To achieve that aim, they have to bend the rules ever … Continue reading

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