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If It’s The Fourteenth…It Must Be The Thirteenth.

So welcome to Monday 14th July 2014. Or as we call it here the Thirteenth. The Twelfth is really a three day event. The Eleventh Night Bonfires, the Twelfth Parades….and the Thirteeth is the big day for the Royal Black … Continue reading

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It’s Zero Sum Stupid!

Bad week for nationalism. Hence the gloating on Slugger O’Toole and the admiration there for Jim Allister of the TUV. He socked it to Sinn Fein this week or to paraphrase Slugger …it was a victory for common sense and … Continue reading

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Orange Order Has Cunning Plan

The Orange Order has a cunning plan…not quite sure if it is “cunning” in the Baldrick sense of the word….or in the Blackadder sense of a fox who is Professor of Cunning at Oxford University. Most towns have town parks. … Continue reading

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13th July……..1980

In July 1980, I attended the Olympic Games in Moscow. I was of course a single man…..and spent a lot of spare time following Sport (especially Athletics and Boxing) in Ireland. Indeed I did a lot of running myself around … Continue reading

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