Monthly Archives: April 2012

Olympic Update

Irelands latest qualifier is Derek Burnett in Clay Pigeon Shooting.

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Hugh News RIP

Saddened to learn of the death of Hugh News, former SDLP Assembly Member for Armagh (his area being North Armagh particuarly Lurgan). Ar dheis De go raibh a anam. Hugh News was elected in 1973, held his seat in the … Continue reading

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King Of The Road? Or Route 66?

My DRD Translink Pass arrived today. Thank you Nelson McCausland. This means in ten days, I can travel for free on public transport anywhere in Norn Iron. This makes me feel like I am hopping a freight train with Boxcar … Continue reading

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Almost Interesting Piece About Co-Terminosity

I see Nicholas Whyte has a piece on Slugger O’Toole., the website which is a partner of Stratagem, which advises Rowntree which has given the Alliance Party £98,000 since 2007. Mr Whyte is a former advisor to David Ford MLA, … Continue reading

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Moderating The Moderators

I received an email earlier asking me if I had seen a rather unpleasant comment about me on another blogging site. I hadnt. And when I did look at it, I did not think it was THAT bad. Certainly rude. … Continue reading

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Jon Stewart

I am a big fan of Jon Stewart but I am not entirely sure that I agree with a campaign to have him moderate a Presidential Debate. Indeed I am not even sure it is a serious campaign. I read … Continue reading

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Olympic Update

Some more qualifiers for the London Olympics: Boxing: Paddy Barnes (Belfast), Adam Nolan (Wexford) Athletics: Caitriona Jennings (Marathon) is the fourth woman qualified but a maximum of three will be selected. Judo: Lisa Kearney (Belfast) Cycling: Martyn Irvine (Newtownards) Badminton: … Continue reading

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