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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What’s Another Year?

Well the first day of my 27th year has dawned. On this day Jim Henson died, the first Japanese woman climbed Everest and the first Academy Award was presented. The British No.

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George’s St- Red Berry Restaurant

The Red Berry Restaurant has impeccable taste. From the elegantly sinuous wooden chairs to the lighting everything speaks of restrained Asian Style. Nothing on its menu would look out of place at your local Chinese take-away, but when the food arrives you get one of those moments when you realise you've been eating the shadows in Plato's Cave and the real thing has just arrived.

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Meet me in St. Louis

It's a bad pun but one that's getting lots of use this week, here in sunny Urbana, Illinois. The National Conference on Media Reform is happening this week end and many of my fellow media students are heading to it. In US terms it's just down the road, being about two and a half hours away.

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Fergal IS Bananaman!

With Court finishing up on Thursday for one of it's periodic holidays, I'm at something of a loose end for a couple of weeks. Unlike some of my colleagues, I won't be going on the Bar Soccer Club trip to Valencia (that's Valencia with a "c". Think Spain, not Kerry).

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Dumbo

From Planet Potato : “Paudge Connelly TD (and who the fuck is he you might ask, I hear you) has justified his salary by posing the silliest proposition heard in the Dail this year ‘Mr. Connolly: Information Zoom I propose the adjournment of the Dáil under Standing Order 31 to discuss a matter of urgent public and national concern, namely, the urgent need for Internet service providers ..

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Tuppenceworth Towers

An insight into the hidden world of tuppenceworth's headquarters. So far we have ripped up the horrific swirly green carpet inherited from our predecessor publication "Ireland's Own- Interiors". The banisters have been transformed by the stinky magic of gloss paint to a bitter chocolate (80% coco, from the look of it) from the previous nicotine cream/grime colour.

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