Archive for March 2008


March 30, 2008

The Independent leads today with a story attacking Dennis O’BrienQuelle surprise!


Does The Independent…

March 29, 2008

…actually pay Kevin Myers for this kind of stuff?

Cathal O Searcaigh is right…

March 27, 2008

…about one thing anyway: he is lying in the gutter. And that’s where he belongs.

Some of the attempts at justification by his fellow Aosdana members are stomach-turning, but at least Mannix Flynn has the courage to tell it like it is.

Guess what happens when…

March 22, 2008

…you appoint a succession of muppets as Ministers for Justice?

First we had Mr. Zero Tolerance, then we had Mr. Pompous Ass and now we have Mr. Smug and Self-Satisfied.

This is what happens.

“Three attacks in six months. It’s hard to believe. I’ve been working the streets of Dublin for 25 years and I’ve never seen anything like this. It is like a war zone out there at three in the morning. I feel so sad that this has happened to my city.”

I’m sad, too. And mad – especially when I read the next sentence:

Not one of the perpetrators of the attacks has been brought to justice.

That says it all.

It’s official!

March 21, 2008

Brian Lenihan is a muppet.

Okay, Mr Justice John Edwards actually said that the grounds for his ruling were the inadequacy of reasons given, irrationality and the perceived arbitrariness of the process.

But that’s just legal jargon for, “Brian Lenihan is a muppet”.

There’s an old saying…

March 21, 2008

It goes like this: if you lie down with dogs, you get up with fleas.

Bertie Ahern lay down with some particularly flea-bitten dogs over the course of his political life – Haughey, Burke and Lawlor, in particular.

Now watch him scratch.

And isn’t it interesting how the Fianna Fail dogs have suddenly stopped howling for the blood of the Tribunal?

Quick question

March 20, 2008

I’ve just been listening to RTE and I have to ask: is there a more smug, irritating, self-satisfied gobshite out there than Derek Mooney?

Other than yours truly, of course 🙂