You may have read that the Pope was in Ireland. He's just left. According to our bizarre national media, all went totally smoothly. This is despite the fact that attendances at the various Pope shindigs were pretty feeble, bringing to mind those that turned out for the inauguration of one President D. Trump over in... Continue Reading →
I guess most of you already know the background to this. (For those unfamiliar with this story, be assured of its international significance. Check out, for example, this New York Times feature. Or this BBC Podcast. Or just go read Wikipedia.) I'm from Tuam. This whole issue disturbs me on several levels. And the prospect... Continue Reading →
Is it libel if the person actually said it? Oh well. This guy has been saying stuff. A whole lot of stuff actually. Today he's been discussing the forthcoming abortion referendum in Ireland: A COUNTY councillor has defended claims that the abolition of the Eighth Amendment will lead to sex slavery becoming “normalised”. Leitrim Independent... Continue Reading →
Guess what. Vaccines are not part of the Christian creator's divine plan for the universe. We know this because they are not mentioned -- anywhere -- in the Christian Bible. So says this lady, as reported by this website. To quote: I just decided to just Google what the Bible says about vaccinations. There’s NOTHING in the Bible... Continue Reading →
From the Guardian: Romanian court tells man he is not alive A Romanian court has rejected a man’s claim that he is alive, after he was officially registered as dead. For more, see here. I mean really.