Category Archives: Ireland

St George and tomato bread

Editorial note: If you have not yet read our mission statement above, please do so in order that you can put our blogs in context.  23 April 2014 Today is the feast-day in the Christian calendar of mythical dragon-slayer St George. … Continue reading

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Hay Wrap

Antigone1984: This nugget is performed by Irish rock band “The Saw Doctors”, which was formed in Tuam, County Galway, in 1986.  

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Don’t fix it if it’s not broken!

Editorial note: If you have not yet read our mission statement above, please do so in order that you can put our blogs in context.  22 January 2014 Children from two to ten years old should “feel the texture of a  … Continue reading

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Crystal balls-up

Editorial note: If you have not yet read our mission statement above, please do so in order that you can put our blogs in context.  20 January 2014 “One great advantage of the present time, which is the outcome of many … Continue reading

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Dulce et decorum

Editorial note: If you have not yet read our mission statement above, please do so in order that you can put our blogs in context.  10 November 2013 Before our generation the names of those who had died for Ireland were … Continue reading

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The best lack all conviction

Editorial note: If you have not yet read our mission statement above, please do so in order that you can put our blogs in context.  18 July 2013 Things fall apart; the centre cannot hold; Mere anarchy is loosed upon the … Continue reading

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Taking sides

Editorial note: If you have not yet read our mission statement above, please do so in order that you can put our blogs in context.  21 March 2013 TAKING SIDES In the autumn of 1937 the London-based Left Review asked 148 … Continue reading

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Skydiving without a parachute

Editorial note: If you have not yet read our mission statement above, please do so in order that you can put our blogs in context.  24 February 2013 “While we were at Stratford we had lunch with a man I’ve known … Continue reading

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Monotheism with two Gods

Editorial note: If you have not yet read our mission statement above, please do so in order that you can put our blogs in context.  6 February 2013 “When I told the people of Northern Ireland that I was an atheist, … Continue reading

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Jam tomorrow

Editorial note: If you have not yet read our mission statement above, please do so in order that you can put our blogs in context.  3 February 2013 Yesterday the London Guardian published an obituary of Irish trade unionist and human … Continue reading

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