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Alison O'Connor's Erratic Empathy

It’s been a trying week for Alison O’Connor, who discovered twitter is mean, a fact that should come as no surprise to anyone who has ever been on twitter. 1,164 more words

John Drennan Wrote a Book and Its Amazon Page is Beautiful

Among the strange cultists of the Sunday Independent, John Drennan was noteworthy only in the sense of resembling Milos Zeman (in terms of health, physique and intellect) after a two-year long pub-crawl, a truck full of woodbines and a stressful fifth divorce. 969 more words

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Kathy Sheridan and the Modern Prince

Kathy Sheridan, Irish Times Liberal-about-town and crusader of the collapsing centre, responsible for gems like this, is reacting to the Grenfell tower disaster and the UK election. 1,368 more words

The Amazing, Evolving Taoiseach

Bit late to getting a Cork Irish Examiner membership so missed this moving piece from Alison O’Connor, another in the genre of ‘Area Man Becomes Taoiseach Before Onset of Middle Age… 544 more words

Noel Whelan Pens Ode to Youth

In a week where certain sections of the UK commentariat seem to have convinced themselves that their own offspring are on the verge of joining the red guards… 841 more words