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7am O’Connell St.

In #rabble13, Blog, Illustration, Print Edition by Benny Profane0 Comments

Benny Profane takes over this edition of our regular flash fiction column, and finds himself wandering around in the shadow of the spire with a raging comedown. Sounds familiar. Coming-to on O’Connell Street. It’s 7a.m on a Sunday morning in mid-March. I can’t remember at what point I left the rave. I’m in that delirious and tenuous twilight stage of inebriation; after the high and becoming more lucid but still … Read More

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It’s Time To REIT!

In #rabble13, Blog, Illustration, Print Edition by rabble0 Comments

  Above: Political Moose served up this slice of satirical ink for #rabble13. With monstrous cranes leering over the Dublin cityscape, we can hear echoes of “the boom is back” in every back arsed bar in the country. As far as us rabblers  see it it, it’s not so much an economic recovery as a feeding ground for scavenging bastards like those real estate investment trusts. So, we decided to take … Read More

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Paradise Lost.

In #rabble13, Blog, Illustration, Sport by Gearóid Ó'Ríada0 Comments

After the GAA’s recent €55 million deal with Sky Sports, All Ireland medal winner Gearóid Ó’Ríada takes a look at how an increasingly greedy guts GAA hierarchy is threatening the ethos of volunteerism at the grassroots of the national institution.

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Gombeen #12

In #rabble12, Blog, Culture, Gombeen, Humour, Illustration, Politics, Print Edition by Scratch dat itch1 Comment

People don’t get corrupted but they do get deceived. The gombeen has been transformed from the days of collecting the landlord’s rent to now sowing regime illusions. The monster propaganda machine (RRR T EEEE!!) has no more important role within it than to anchor the Late Late. The host, the self-confessed nerd, the Blackrock boy, the Peter Pan of Donnybrook, known to us as Ryan Tubridy, is there to tell … Read More