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LUKE.

Two of the great pillars of folk music of the last century, were remembered this week for the integrity and steadfastness of their politics and  for their ability to inhabit a song in a very special way, a gift that is … Continue reading

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Biter: The GAA’s new Black Card is mighty welcome……

The introduction of the card is an attempt to take the cynicism out of hurling and football and the it will be shown for deliberate fouls, tripping an opponent , body checking a player after the ball has been played, … 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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Nanobots, I discovered, are microscopic robots……

There’s an old adage which says, if you want to make God smile, tell him your plan. Well whaddya know! 2014 and I’m still here, grimly hanging on to the coat-tails of the past, the present and the future, all … Continue reading

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NOO YAWK NOO YAWK!

The downtown bus on 2nd Avenue was crowded when I got on. Standing room only. I pushed my way to the back and found a spot behind a little old man. He was holding on for dear life to the … 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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