Talking of unfinished revolutions we learn this evening that Joan Burton, Tánaiste, minster for social protection and Labour Party leader, was trapped in a Garda jeep during a visit to Tallaght with dozens … Continue reading
When a senior politician from a party representing the moderate British Unionist or pro-Union vote in the north-east of the country publicly acknowledges the colonial origins of “Northern Ireland” and … Continue reading
On the streets of Droichead Átha, the very definition of flannbhuí. And a beautiful example it is.
Over on the Brown Moses blog Richard M. Lloyd has a lengthy examination of the technology behind the so-called barrel bombs as used by the al-Assad forces in Syria’s civil … Continue reading
As I face up to the troubling fact that wanting a certain type of car is not the same as being able to afford a certain type of car, along … Continue reading
A busy few days occupied with the internal workings of PCs and TVs (not to mention some hill-walking thrown in for good measure) so apologies to the many (many!) people … Continue reading
Since I’ve gone the personal route today some more revelations. I love cars: fast cars and old cars (unfortunately the two don’t always go together – unless one earns considerably more money than … Continue reading
A little break from the usual mix of politics and culture. Urban Speed Car Meet, a reposting from Red Stripe Adventure, for all you classic car lovers out there. Okay, me!