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“Lord” Ballyedmond…An Alternative Tribute

Its not exactly classy to speak ill of the Dead. And maybe, Death is so much of a tragedy to the bereaved that we should just hold our tongues at even the most unlikely “tributes”. But sometimes the record just … Continue reading

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A Touch Of Frost

David Frost 74….hmmm. I actually remember That Was The Week That Was. I suppose I was 11 years old. It was late night Saturday viewing and as I recall “open ended”. Live TV certainly. A stock company which included singers … Continue reading

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Alan Whicker Dies

TV Reporter Alan Whicker has died aged. He was eighty seven. Best remembered for the ” Whickers World” series which concentrated too much on the lifestyles of the rich and famous…much parodied in style. Indeed Monty Python did the spoof … Continue reading

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Another Slugger Obituary

Another obituary on Slugger O’Toole. “Sir” George Quigley former civil servant gets the gushing Dimbleby treatment. George was of course one of the head honchos in the British-Irish Studies Institute, one of the most insufferably boring institutes in they crowded … Continue reading

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