Monthly Archives: April 2013

LOOKING OUT IN COMFORT FROM THE LONG GRASS.

A NATION OF DOCILE , OBEDIENT SHIT-TAKERS. From ‘The Daily Star’ newspaper , December 2012 : he was right then and he’s still right, unfortunately. “There’s no doubt they have us where they want us. We seem to have become … Continue reading

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MARTIN COREY – GREAT INITIATIVE BY CABHAIR.

‘THERE WILL BE ANOTHER DAY…..’ By Peadar O’Donnell ; first published in January 1963. I was, therefore, all the more taken aback to get word, by telephone, that Black James Duirnin and Widow Biddy Doherty were in Sligo Jail – … Continue reading

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HISTORY REVISED , FIANNA FÁIL AND PROVISIONAL SINN FÉIN STYLE.

‘THERE WILL BE ANOTHER DAY…..’ By Peadar O’Donnell ; first published in January 1963. Two car-loads of police came to Pat Harkin’s door and Pat – tough , courageous man though he was – would as soon they had given … Continue reading

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CABHAIR LEAVES THE PITCH A WINNER !

CABHAIR RAFFLE ADDS TO THE MAYHEM OF A SPORTS-MAD SUNDAY AFTERNOON ! The Dubs and Chelsea , Spurs , Man United , Sunderland , Stoke City , Newcastle United , Man City and the local street bowlers (apologies if I’ve … Continue reading

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‘PROPERTY TAX’ : DOES YOUR HOUSE EARN ?

‘THERE WILL BE ANOTHER DAY…..’ By Peadar O’Donnell ; first published in January 1963. The stationmaster at Fintown risked a ‘phone call to me in Dublin to tell me I must do something about this at once, else “this other … Continue reading

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MARGARET THATCHER : AN APPRECIATION. OF SORTS.

Thatcher – “A bounder , a liar , a deceiver, a cheat…..” Not forgetting that even Margaret Thatcher had parents and , therefore, was loved at one time or another by at least those two people and will be missed … Continue reading

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MY FRIEND , THE ENEMY : ASKING A ‘FOE’ FOR HELP.

‘THERE WILL BE ANOTHER DAY…..’ By Peadar O’Donnell ; first published in January 1963. I woke PH O’Donnell out of his bed, and he told me that I was the greatest fool of a man that ever walked the roads … Continue reading

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