Tír gan teanga, tír gan anam

Published · 14min


The original is here, and it has some comments worth reading.

I’m, of course, referencing Risteárd Ó Bodchroitheadoir‘s (aren’t cross-linguistic puns a fine thing!) latest piece, “We Can Do Without Irish“. As with other pieces, whether I agree with the writer’s points or not is …


Fisking Kevin Myers: “Why I believe same-sex unions can never be called a marriage”

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This could’ve been written better, but I still stand by just about everything in it. I’ve vague recollections of just hammering the thing out and posting it. Myers was and remains somebody who ought to have been a wankstain on his father’s underpants. I’m glad …

Ireland Politics Asshats

McDowell says Gardai ‘were unprepared for Dublin riot’

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Here‘s the Breaking News article.

What kind of fools does he take us for? Really. There wasn’t a cognizant person in this country who didn’t think there’s be some trouble. Does he really think that saying that “An Garda Siochana had prepared for a low key …

Ireland Politics Asshats

The lot of you can bugger off back to Northern Ireland

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Clashes in Dublin over loyalist march.

It’s time for some righteous anger and disgust from me over what’s been happening back home. However utterly wrongheaded and pointless I think the “Love Ulster” march was, I’d no problem with it going ahead. However, the last thing anybody with …