Category Archives: Irish Stew

Happy Women’s Day. Here’s what we’re (still) up against.

What are we working for? CHANGE. And what are we working to change? These things, among many, MANY others: If you’re driving while female, be careful about honking your horn at anyone blocking the road. Some asshole with a crowbar … Continue reading

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Canada and Ireland: BOLO!

Attention, fellow Canadians and friends in Ireland: Have you seen this man? If you have, please return him to Mexico, where he’s wanted: Canada or Ireland could be the two countries where one would find Javier Duarte, a fugitive from … Continue reading

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Music for a Sunday: When Irish eyes are smiling…

And no, this is not the familiar shamrocky tune that Ronnie Ray-gun and Lyin’ Brian Mulroney ruined at their “summit”, either. This one’s much prettier: And why are Irish eyes smiling today? Well, the other day, something remarkable happened on … Continue reading

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Mexican cardinal thinks priestly pedophilia “shouldn’t be published”

Ah, Mexico. So close to the gringos and so far from Jesus. Sure, you’ve had more than your share of priests molesting kids over the centuries and all, not to mention the embarrassment of a rather prominent Mexican priest and … Continue reading

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White Ribbon Day Links Roundup

Today is White Ribbon Day, when it’s the menfolks’ turn to demonstrate all over the world against domestic violence and pledge to be better people. To that end, I have the following links for you to peruse and enjoy: First … Continue reading

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Icelandic funnyman wants to mack on Julien Blanc. Dafuq?

Squeal like a pig! While Ireland is working hard to make sure Julien Blanc doesn’t get so much as a look-in on their green and rugged turf, a very different situation seems to be brewing in a country just one … Continue reading

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“A dignified conversation with protests”

Irish peace activist Margaretta D’Arcy was recently released from prison. She’s 79, she has cancer and arthritis (from a broken neck!), and one would think someone in that condition would be more than happy to take to her rocker and … Continue reading

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What’s wrong with this picture?

Yup, this is in Ireland. That is a man’s hand on a woman’s butt (how charmingly patriarchal!) And, coming on the heels of this, it makes me want to smack a different kind of bum…the kind that trots around all … Continue reading

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Dear Ireland: Could you please loan out your president?

The reason I ask is because this is just so damn satisfying to hear: That was Michael Higgins, in 2010, when he was a member of the Irish parliament. He has since been elected president. And this is the Reader’s … Continue reading

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