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Outcasts In from the Cold?

Its heartening to hear suddenly everybody wanting to look after our own Coming out of the closet of carers now the migrant …

Ill Go Where Im Sent

Invitation received: all were excited Again their friends where they are twinned they would meet Its not a junket: this, this is …

We Are Spectators on Another Greek Tragedy

As Alexis Tsipras capitulates to the EU/IMF,we remember one of austerities victims… The death of Dimitirs Christaupolos shows the callous effect that …

Yes It’s No

Tell them from Sparta, passer by Here, according to their laws, we won’t lie! Athens, to crush, the market seeks… They did …

God Is Not a Banker

This was written after the referendums we rejected were rerun… Votes cast ignored Desire to refer to electorate taken as affront This …

Toddling Along to the Polling Booth

Yesterday, Enda Kenny told Paul Murphy to “toddle along” to Irish water to find answers to his questions, showing utter contempt for …

Was Your Dad a Metre Man?

Did he install the meters Or did he stand in the way Of the men who installed the metres But were sent …

Reboot Banagher Horse Fair…

We will see you, as a sure thing, in September On the Main Street among the proud horses there We’ll walk among …

Being the Embarrassing Relations

Embarrassing relations – we all have them ! You put them upstairs, or in a back room So they are not seen, …

Warning to Politicians

Where fear drove comfort out; straw on the floor Was price of conquering security. “A Warning to Conquerors” – Donagh MacDonagh We …

Christmas Card to the Homeless

Every homeless person is something to somebody. This was the Jonathan Corrie story >>> More than a face, you have a name, …

Christ Was Crucified In Dublin

As if once more nailed to a cross In Dublin, Christ was crucified Where on a street beside the Dáil The least …

We Are Not the Enemy

We are not the enemy, the folk who pay the bills, Who try to pay their mortgages, who themselves through suicide kills …

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