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Shit music on the radio

Shit music on the radio

It took about ten minutes to work out something was wrong and another twenty to find the cause, but it was all my own fault. The vague sense of unease. The feelings […]

Why is it harder to buy anti-psychotics than a gun in the USA?

Why is it harder to buy anti-psychotics than a gun in the USA?

The greatest democracy in the world has a problem with guns.

Orlando murders reveal darkness at the heart of the American project

Orlando killer was just another in a long line of American mass murderers

Religious education in Ireland

Religious education in Ireland has been a contentious issue for generations, just as it has been in many other countries, but Ireland is almost unique in Europe in making religion […]

Brexit and the language of the barrow-boy

Brexit and the language of the barrow-boy

Britain might leave the EU. A foolish move.

House painting

House painting

I hate painting. I hate it with a passion normally reserved for Brussels sprouts and Enya albums. I hate it more than listening to Brian Lally commentating on a GAA […]

Muhammad Ali -- the Greatest

Muhammad Ali — the Greatest

Muhammad Ali, gone from among us

Trump and Pegida visit. Making Ireland's Mid-West fascist friendly.

Trump and Pegida visit. Making Ireland’s Mid-West fascist friendly.

Let’s make money from the Nazis

Cooking out - why do we barbecue?

Cooking out – why do we barbecue?

A barbaric summer pleasure

Paying €60 for a short plank in Dunnes Stores

Paying €60 for a short plank in Dunnes Stores

Paul Costello designs a small cheeseboard