Monthly Archives: September 2011

Quiver in abject trepidation, you lot…

…yes, it’s time for all you social networking moguls to FEEL THE FEAR. Be warned: Data Commissioner na h-Eireann has its EAGLE EYE on you. Don’t say you weren’t warned.

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Oh no, I’ve said too much. I haven’t said enough.

I can’t believe it. I work in a university and nobody seems to have noticed that R.E.M. have split up. Here’s Spin’s 10 all-time favourite R.E.M. moments…

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Anyone else now for the lasht few Choc Ices?

This just in: your next-door neighbour (and their dog) has just made themselves unavailable for comment on whether or not they will run for the much-coveted Aras of Office Na nUachtarán. Political analysts are completely nonplussed as to what difference … Continue reading

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My glorious, garish, gaudy Salthill

“SUNDAY AFTERNOON on Salthill promenade and it’s being buffeted by the remains of Hurricane Katia sweeping in from the Atlantic. Sheets of rain wash across the choppy waters of Galway Bay. As a shower hits, we scurry into a shelter.” … Continue reading

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“It was literature wearing pyjamas in public.”

Why would a genius able to do so much with words settle for doing so little? What did he get from stamping on fleas when he could have created dragons? No Irish writer of his era was funnier, but so … Continue reading

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