Tag Archives: Patrick Corrigan

Where Are All The “Je Suis” People?

It is now eighteen months since the horrible incident in Paris, when several journalists on the French satirical magazine “Charlie Hebdo” were murdered by Islamist terrorists. The great and the good of Belfast society…ie journalists and Bloggers gathered at Belfast … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , | 8 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

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

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , | 6 Comments

“Je Suis A Lazy Irish C***”

Can it really be true that BBC presenter threw a punch at his producer and called him a “lazy Irish cxxx”? Surely most people would have a problem with THAT word. And surely it is racist to refer to a … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , | 4 Comments

Je Suis SDLP

So things have got nasty. Overnight the Constituency Office of Alban Magennis, SDLP MLA for North Belfast was attacked. The SDLP Office is actually above a business on the Antrim Road and as you will see, the people who daubed … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | 10 Comments

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

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , | 9 Comments

Gerry Conlon Memorial Lecture

Interesting Event last night. The Gerry Conlon Memorial Lecture in St Marys College, Falls Road in the heart of West Belfast. Organised by SDLP and with Alex Attwood MLA presenting the event…it says a lot ABOUT SDLP and indeed FOR … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Amnesty Event Falls Flat

The Amnesty Event at An Feile failed to sparkle. And certainly no fireworks. The Panel chaired by Patrick Corrigan Allison Morris…Irish News BBC Investigative Reporter. Kevin Magee….BBC Investigative Reporter Barry McCaffrey….a reporter with “The Detail” . What we had was … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , | 8 Comments

Right Of Reply: Patrick Corrigan

A few days ago, I posted a bog “A Tale Of Two Corrigans” in which I noted that Patrick Corrigan, top man in local Amnesty International, made a very public speech last Saturday, criticising American record on human rights and … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , | 28 Comments

A Tale Of Two Corrigans

Here is an odd thing.Yesterday I was looking thru the Amnesty International website when I spotted a blog by Patrick Corrigan, the Amnesty Man in Belfast and occasional contributor to letsgetalongerist website Slugger O’Toole. The blog was actually a text … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , | 13 Comments