Mikey was a player once. He rolled with the big guys before everything went South. But even then, even when the high rollers wanted nothing to do with him, Mickey couldn’t be touched. He was a made man, a Wiseguy, a Goodfella and no matter what he does, you can’t touch a made man.
Fine Gael have chosen a photograph of a “ghost estate” to attack Fianna Fáil but they’ve shot themselves in the foot. Again.
Lucinda Creighton writes: I received a letter delivered by hand from Denis O’Brien effectively asking me keep to quiet and laden with strident attacks against my character.
Illustration: Angry Logic comics totally skewered the Nyardai in #rabble8. Would you like to see your work in rabble? Then get in touch. While Fine Gael politicians are immune from prosecution others get the 6am knock. Cellach takes a look at who’s calling the shots in political policing. Fired Retired Commissioner Martin Callinan’s former personal assistant Chief SuperNintendo Orla McPartlin ain’t one to take kindly to the … Read More
Mick Wallace has upset the cronies with more revelations on the “inner workings of this secret organisation” – NAMA. Addressing the hapless Enda Kenny at Leaders’ Questions today Wallace, who has done for NAMA what Catherine Murphy TD did for Irish Water, claimed that one NAMA insider provided favour for a developer in exchange for €15,000 in a bag. “There are many concerns, Taoiseach around the workings of NAMA. Cerebus … Read More
Waterford City & County Council have passed a bye-law banning bad language in the park. The council passed the bye-laws last week which include: “No person shall beg, gamble,use obscene or profane language, behave indecently or cause annoyance.” …and carry a possible fine of €1,270! Speaking to BBC News Fine Gael Councillor Lola O’Sullivan said: “The ‘no cursing’ rule is creating a lot of headlines,” she said. “But that law … Read More
The very popular Facebook page Renua Ireland has announced it is to change it’s name. The parody page of the new political party run by Lucinda Creighton and possibly (on again, off again) Eddie Hobbs was setup in the vacuum that surrounded Renua Ireland‘s press launch day. Announcing their decision today they said: “We came to this difficult decision as it was felt “the other lot” – those fiendish impostors … Read More
Isn’t that what you do during an election? One Fine Gael website has a had a facelift while others have vanished. Prompted by an Irish Election Literature post about Fine Gael’s election victory 4 years ago we had a rummage through some of their archive. All those whizz band dot eye ee websites? Gone. We’ve been here before. The Five Point Plan they were elected on? Gone. Healthcare? Gone. Quangos? … Read More
As news spread on Facebook and Twitter last night of a woman and a 15 year old girl injured outside a Fine Gael TD’s office it was interesting to see the media response. Despite no journalists on the scene of either the protests in Trim town or at TD Ray Butler’s home, RTÉ’s political staffer Mícheál Lehane was able to provide the following: FG TD Ray Butler says his family … Read More
We were writing a blogpost: "Derp or Wum? Pat Kenny and The Establishment call protestors criminals." Derp beat us. Tom 'Thatcherite' Parlon, Lise "Slate the Left" Hand, Mairead "Expenses" McGuinnes MEP and Pat the Plank continue the Irish media's Week of Wum. A right-wing circle jerk so obtuse we admit defeat and can only leave it here for you to gick over. From 20 mins, fiver to the first person who makes it to … Read More