Monthly Archives: May 2015

Equal Marriage Referendum

I was in Dublin today. I wanted to be there. Hard to explain. At Connolly Station, one young woman with a “Tá” sticker. It gave me the impression that a lot of people would be wearing stickers. In fact, very … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , | 14 Comments

Ballymurphy 1971…No Words Are Necessary

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

“Anti-Royal Visit” Protest in Belfasto

I am on my way home from a Éirigí organised protest at the visit of Charles Windsor to Ireland. Of course Éirigí and I are hardly soul mates but I think it was important for a republican-nationalist socialist like myself … Continue reading

Posted in Conflict Resolution | Tagged , | 9 Comments

Charlie Meets Gerry

If “Prince Charles” was at my front door, I would not go out and meet him. I dont think I can be more clear that I am not a big fan of the English “Royal Family” or Monarchy in general. … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

“Je Suis Jenny Palmer”

Councillor Jenny Palmer and her husband, John have left the DUP. Councillor Palmer was a member of the Board of the Norn Iron Housing Executive. Two years ago she alleged that Stephen Brimstone, highly paid Special Advisor to Minister Nelson … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Would The Real Editor of Slugger O’Toole, Please Stand Up

I am a bit worried about Mick Fealty. He no longer appears to know what is going on at Slugger O’Toole and yet he is the Editor. Still grieving the loss of Naomi Long and comforting themselves with predictions about … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , | 1 Comment

Westminster Election 2015: South Belfast

The Results: South Belfast is a strange consituency. At Assembly level, the six seats are held by five different parties. The sixth seat is held by SDLP. Much has been made of the fact that Alasdair McDonnell has won the … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment