Tag Archives: Mick Fealty

The Great Annual Tweet Up…Part One (NICVA)

   J Thursday 26th March 2015. NICVA, Duncairn Gardens, Belfast. Part One of the Great Annual Tweet Up. A joint event organised by NICVA and Slugger O’Toole. I am never very sure what NICVA is. On Thursday, I arrived about forty … Continue reading

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Banned by Slugger O’Toole

Bizarrely I find myself banned from posting on Slugger O’Toole. I have tried posting a few things tonight but I keep getting a message saying that I am banned from posting. Now you might well say that I do not … Continue reading

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Norn Iron’s Leading Political Couple?

It is now five years since Mrs Iris Robinson left Politics. She and husband Peter were both MPs and MLAs when she stepped down. The reason/s she left Politics need not concern us. They were for many years Norn Iron’s … Continue reading

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Norn Iron…The Musical

So….August. Its the Silly Season and over on Slugger O’Toole , Mick Fealty is making his annual appeal for a new flag for Norn Iron. Something with which we can all identify. I cant log in to Slugger and comment. … Continue reading

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Slugger: Sods And Odds

No reply from Slugger O’Toole about my “yellow card” on their anti-republican, anti-SDLP message board. To his credit, Alan …the acceptable face of Sluggerdom has put a comment on my Facebook that my comment “was deemed dismissive and did not … Continue reading

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Celebrity Stormont

Now that Fearghal McKinney (SDLP) has joined his former Ulster TV News colleague Mike Nesbitt (UUP) in Stormont…it is surely time to throw out the 106 other MLAs and replace them with our best loved journalists and celebrities. I daresay … Continue reading

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Fearghal McKinney MLA

Congratulations to Fearghal McKinney, who becomes a MLA tomorrow. Elected on a clear majority over Claire Hanna (commiserations to a very able candidate). The voting 113 to 69 will surprise many.I honestly thought Fearghal would win.But the margin surprised me. … Continue reading

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Party Funding…Alliance Party

Over on Slugger O’Toole, Mick Fealty produces an excellent post on Party Funding and speculates as to why SDLP are a bit reluctant to have donors based in the Republic of Ireland named publicly. He speculates that it does not … Continue reading

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BBC Ulster Scots (sic) Word Of The Day

I was inspired by a thread on Slugger O’Toole to look up the Ulster-Scots (please dont snigger) word for “scoundrel”. I did not have far to look because it is actually the Word of the Day on the BBC Ulster … Continue reading

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Zero Sums

I am of course grateful to Mick Fealty of Slugger O’Toole for drawing attention to this blog a few days ago. irritated surprised or not at all surprised that he quoted part of bathe blog”A Bad Marching Season Is A … Continue reading

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