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Don’t Blow into the Bag

In Blog, Humour, Politicsby Fedayn8 Comments

While Danny Healy-Rae was getting Ireland the kind of headlines we haven’t seen since Cowen’s departure, we thought we’d check the stats to see how many deaths weren’t quite enough for our mumbling asshat councillor-come-publican. Thanks to the people at the Road Safety Authority for the following statistics on Road Deaths in Kerry. 2004-2006 saw an average of 15 road deaths per year, 2008 saw a high of 19 deaths … Read More

Sunday Screen: Charles Haughey Parading

In Blog, History, Humour, Politicsby Rashers Tierney4 Comments

Here’s an old documentary of Charles Haughey parading around Ireland like the top notch prick he was. It’s a sure fire way to ruin that Sunday morning. We’d advise watching with extreme care. This video nasty came to us via Conor McCabe. He had this to say on it. “Charles Haughey’s documentary on how fabulously wealthy he was. Made in the 1980s it has Haughey flaunting his wealth while telling … Read More

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Gombeen #5: Dermot Desmond

In #rabble5, Gombeen, Humour, Illustration, Politics, Print Editionby rabble3 Comments

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.