With another annual budget blood letting over, our politicians are coming out in their hordes to justify their disgusting ways. So rabble has devised this rather traditional way of revenging their cuts. Make them squirm folks. Strike now while they gobble up airtime.
Irish originality is an issue. Generally the work that clogs our local walls tends to over-reference past styles and overseas artists. Irish-directed stand-out work, outside of contained spaces such as the Drogheda Bridge Jam, is rarely acknowledged. This is unusual for a small country, or it would be if we had an Irish-managed version of the form to offer.
Out there among the clusterfucks of wholesale financial “products”, Desmond broods over his €1.35 billion fortune and laughs in the face
of the now deceased “Robin Hood Tax” which Consigliere Noonan sorted out recently, ensuring speculative behaviour on the markets will not be be reasonably taxed.. No! That cold, hard cash has to come from Household Charges, Water Taxes and Civil Service Pensions.
Remember that Dublin bus Tshirt that got the maker in a spot of legal warning? Well, Tshock are back with this rather nifty riff on the logo used to celebrate the 1988 millennium of Dublin. 2013 will mark 25 years since the people of Dublin celebrated 1000 years of history with a year-long extravaganza involving milk bottles, 50 pence pieces and an inflatable giant. The Dublin 1988 Millennium anniversary … Read More
ADW has taken a stanley blade to our post-boom wreckage in more ways than one. carving numerous stencils and hurling well-aimed barrages of humour at the myopic fools that landed us here. We were more than a little peeved to see him getting his knuckles rapped at the Kings of Concrete. Redmonk caught up with him and found out what happened.
You wouldn’t think that Eilis O’Hanlon was bought up in working-class 70s west Belfast, the niece of IRA chief Joe Cahill. Part of a social group that was framed within the same language that she is now using against others.
Newsboys are no longer to be seen on the streets of Dublin today, but in the early 20th century they had a huge visible presence on the street. From the 1913 lockout up to the 1930s, their role in Dublin history is often over-looked . Donal Fallon takes a look at this unique group of youngsters.
Paul Bloof jumped off a ten foot wall some time ago, it left him in a wheelchair for a while. When you go from being a regular hyperactive sociopath to a wheelchair-bound invalid overnight suddenly you have a lot of explaining to do. The events have be recounted to one and all so the hows , whys and medical updates were uploaded to a blog site called Body Salami to … Read More