Tuppenceworth.ie: Red Hot At Rouge

What can I add to Fluffy Dutton's ongoing escapades as a Pony Girl? Nothing much, really, as the entire endeavour renders me speechless with its bravado. Her latest, and unexpectedly Lithuanian-Crossover tinged, gig report features in her own words "Ponies. Prizes.

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Tuppenceworth.ie: A Better Irish Brew

Local Hero Kevin O'Donnell has set aside all personal safety, casting his weekly Units to the breeze as he gives us the benifit of his in-depth analysis of Irish micro breweries' output. He even chooses his top three micro brews- Curim Celtic Beer (Carlow Brewing Company, 4. 3% vol.

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Tuppenceworth.ie: Black Like Them

William Kincaid, who wrote the ever-popular article on the forgotten context for the Alamo returns to tuppenceworth's fold with the first of a series of articles on his life and times. This week (or month depending on when I get to put up the next set of articles.

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Freedom Institute- Make Up Your Mind Time

I'm currently keeping the link on the left to the Freedom Institute- a group of righty-fighty types- under review. (Our Evil Twin) Whether they will stay on the list of blogs will depend on their response to the uproar over the ugly post on immigration headed McDowell Hits Nail On The Head. There are now 79 comments in response.

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Four Court Doors- An Taisce

I have now heard from An Taisce, who intend to examine 'very closely' the application. According to the very forthcoming man I spoke to there, they would be objecting on very techincal grounds to the erecting of the railings I've written about below, blocking access to the front portico of the Four Courts building.

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Keeping Those Doors Open

So now, further to the post below, I went yesterday to stand and read the posted notice carefully. Sure enough, it intends that there be changes to the portico and the introduction of 'new gates and railings'. For further details, it invited me to go to Dublin 7 or Dublin 2 (Collins' Barracks or 51 St Stephen's Green) to inspect the plans.

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The Door to Justice

Justice shall be administered in courts established by law by judges appointed in the manner provided by this Constitution, and, save in such special and limited cases as may be prescribed by law, shall be administered in publicArticle 34, Section 1, Bunreacht Na hEireann (Constitution of Ireland) At the moment the Courts are on holiday.

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Meep Meep, Criminals!

I see Michael McDowell has launched an initiative against organised crime called "Operation Anvil". Doesn't he see that it failed for Wile E.

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Pedantry Update

Every now and then I tell people that when they say they have "the mother of all hangovers", they're paraphrasing Saddam Hussein. They never believe me. Not because they know better or anything; they just refuse to countenance the possibility that the phrase didn't exist before the 1991 Gulf War.

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