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[Witness] Cop Thuggery and the League of Ireland

In #rabble1, Politics, Print Edition by Marcas MacCaoimhín1 Comment

League of Ireland fans are no strangers to police thuggery. Marcas Maccaoimhín looks at a recent incident. The recent meeting of longford town and bohemians saw supporter-garda relations reach a new low. Pepper spray, a riot control substance which is banned for use in warfare and was not even deemed necessary in london this summer, was deployed. Bohs fans had been enjoying pre-match pints and mingling with locals for two … Read More

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{NAMA Links} Get your head around our wonderful NAMA Republic

In #rabble1, Politics, Print Edition by James Redmond1 Comment

Eamonn Crudden constructs a nightmarish vision of the property crash by mashing up the useless daily bleating of RTE analysis with disjointed ghost estate imagery. In blending dismembered economic banter from shows like Pat Kenny with dark, dread inspiring electronica he encapsulates the fear stenched atmosphere pervading the early days of the recession. That is, of course, before we grew immune to economic gloom…

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{Pitch Invasion} Sideline View

In #rabble1, Print Edition by Mark GrehanLeave a Comment

Watching football in a stadium is about as HD as you can get. Mark Grehan tells us why no pub will have the same atmosphere as a League of Ireland ground. While Dr Groove looks at sport and marketing. A few pints are to be had before a match. This is to wet the vocal cords to either chant for the team or roar abuse at the match officials. There … Read More

{Pitch Invasion} Sport More than a Marketing Tool

In #rabble1, Print Edition by Dr. GrooveLeave a Comment

Revelations Ch:18 Verse 2. ‘…Babylon the great is fallen, is fallen, and is become the habitation of devils, and the hold of every foul spirit, and a cage of every unclean and hateful bird.’ Jello Biafra in his prediction of how marital law would be declared said that sport casts would continue as normal. The new opiate of the people is live sports piped into your life via flat screens. … Read More

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Take Five #1 Finally, Cheap Falafel.

In #rabble1, Print Edition by rabble1 Comment

Finally, Cheap Falafel. Those over priced super market kits can go fuck themselves as this humble street food comes to dublin at a price we can all finally afford. Several fine Dublin establishments have served falafel for years now. But face it – they were a rip off. It’s always remained a mystery to any Irish person with experience of the wondrous Mao falafel chain in Amsterdam, with its ‘help … Read More