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Tired of Pollyanna Nationalists!

I have seen on the streets in Dublin this Christmas, collectors shaking their buckets with sanguuine efforts and aggressive vigour.

They almost try to elicit a kind of collective guilt “how could you not want to donate to our cause

When nice words just are not enough!

Recent events in my community have prompted me to write this blog. I know that people extract whatever meaning they want from a text, in order to suit their own agenda.

So, at the risk of sounding like an utterly …

Al Porter – Thinking with the wrong head!

For me, the saddest part of this whole episode was that he was ‘exposed’ in the papers on the same day that a prominent RTE employee, was caught in a sting operation, after going to Leeds to meet the 13 …

Sad days for FA (Friedreich’s Ataxia)

I was very sad to see the ugly tentacles of the “charity” business in full squalid action again.

Regretfully, this time, the exposed activities are concerning the organisation for my own disorder ATAXIA IRELAND.

I very much want this not …

Ticketmaster, U2 and Profiteering.

On Monday morning, I finally got through on the ticketmaster line to be told that all the tickets were gone.

I was told that the lines had been crazy and a number of the U2 tickets for their concert in …

Christmas and New Year……just more obstacles to get through!

My absolute best wishes for those with disabilities who are trapped with all that freezing snow in New York or anywhere else.

Worse still to be trapped by your disability and circumstances, with the inflicted ordeal, that comes from dealing …

The support for Trump cannot be dismissed!

Third Presidential Debate:

The final debate between these two, has pushed me back definitely to the side of Hillary Clinton.

I think Trump has become a parody, entirely of his own making.

To be honest, I don’t know how anyone …

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Where’s the reward for safe driving in Ireland?

I’m so annoyed with insurance rates. Despite having seven years no claims bonus, my insurance still nearly doubled this year.

I just don’t see the logic!

Let the boy racers and the people who have big crashes justly pay the …