Monthly Archives: January 2016

UK Maintenance – EVEL should do as EVEL is!

Originally posted on the mirror@wordpress.com:
Time for EPEP – English Pounds for English Palaces Westminster Palace  has suffered years of neglect and urgently needs major work. Built between 1840 and 1870 and damaged during WWII, it now features…

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Save Moore Street (again)

Originally posted on Choosing the Green :
I seem to have written a piece about Moore Street in Dublin every four to six months or so, since my last visit there. As the (de)construction looms ever closer, it has happened a…

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An interview with Dad (from 1965)

Originally posted on Scéalta Ealaíne:
We had a lovely evening with some of my oldest friends at the weekend. Sorry, I should rephrase that. I mean I’ve known them for years and years but we’re all still quite…

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1999 – Death of boxer, ‘Irish’ Jerry Quarry.

Originally posted on Stair na hÉireann/History of Ireland:
Jerry Quarry, nicknamed ‘Irish’ or ‘The Bellflower Bomber,’ was an American heavyweight boxer. Quarry was rated by Ring Magazine as the most popular fighter in the sport, from 1968–1971, during…

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Freedom of Speech

Freedom of speech; saying what you want to say, when you want to say it. Expressing yourself. Your opinions, beliefs, desires. Seems like a basic human right. Denied to many people over the course of human history.  People have fought … Continue reading

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