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Obituary: Martin McGuinness

Pat Stack looks at the struggles which shaped Martin McGuinness and calls out the double-standards of the British Establishment’s response to his death.

The death of Martin McGuinness has allowed two fairly standard, and on the face of it contrasting, narratives to emerge. 1,277 more words


Thursday Doors

Not the best quality images for Thursday Doors this week, as they were taken from the car as we traversed Dublin city, so you’ll have to forgive me. 309 more words


There I am in the paper #20

I’m back from a wonderful few days away, refreshed, with patience and rest fully topped up.  As promised here is last weeks column from the Irish Examiner’s Feelgood supplement. 629 more words



Everyday we learn something new so for those of you who haven’t a clue what my title for this post means, it’s ‘slawn’. Irish for goodbye. 193 more words


All At Sea

It’s 6 months since my ‘vacance en France’ and despite processing my photos quite quickly on returning home, until now I haven’t gotten around to putting together any blog posts about it. 119 more words


8 Myths about St Patrick's Day & the Irish

Today is Saint Patrick’s Day – the one day a year that the world celebrates Ireland and ‘Irishness’. It’s the most widely celebrated national holiday in the world, with festivities going on in almost every corner of the globe. 769 more words