Ó Cadhla Challenges PJ Coogan to Debate this issues

Is having Victoria’s name on our streets obscene? Has 96FM Opinion Line handled this issue with fairness and independence? Last February, my good name was allowed to be slandered by the 96FM Opinion Line show, and, despite specific request sent to them via email, they have never addressed the issue. Here is the complaint I … Continue reading “Ó Cadhla Challenges PJ Coogan to Debate this issues”

Tipperary International Peace Award to Honour War!

This week the Ballykisteen Hotel at Limerick Junction, Tipperary is to host an awards ceremony for the ‘White Helmets’, something which has generated protest and objection. One would think that a Peace Award was just for that, to promote peace. But what do you do when the award is given to warmongers? The White Helmets … Continue reading “Tipperary International Peace Award to Honour War!”

Maureen Quill tells us to SHAG OFF!

This was the message delivered by Maureen Quill to a group of citizens collecting a petition asking for a referendum on our membership of the European Union. Ms. Quill is a former teacher with a history in politics, she is a former TD, member of Seanad Éireann and a former Lord Mayor of Cork city … Continue reading “Maureen Quill tells us to SHAG OFF!”


To honour the Irishmen and Irishwomen of 1916 we must make a reality of the principles for which our forefathers laid down their lives – we must cherish the children of our nation equally, we must have unfettered control of our own destiny, we must assert our sovereign right. To do anything less is to … Continue reading “1916-2016 CENTENARY YEAR”

Letter to my Neighbours

IRISH WATER ? A .PDF image of the A5 flyer used to distribute this letter can be downloaded here. Dear Neighbour, I would like to encourage you to support the Boycott of Irish Water – because it is the right thing to do. Government policy to impose water charges is wrong, it is not in … Continue reading “Letter to my Neighbours”

Elmvale Residence Resist Water Meters

Elmvale residence continue their resistance to Irish Water, they have invited people to join them at 5.30am in anticipation of the early arrival of work crews.  They are taking a stand to resist the imposition of water meters in their estate… along with many others throughout the country. So far Irish Water have used heavy … Continue reading “Elmvale Residence Resist Water Meters”

Have they done their duty?

An article by Diarmaid Ó Cadhla With elections coming in May we need to ask whether we have been represented by our Council? Have we been consulted on the issues? have our preferences determined the policy of Council? The vote in these elections is to decide who we want to represent us… do we continue with … Continue reading “Have they done their duty?”

How many more scandals?

Welcome to 2014, not much has changed I’m afraid, the scandals continue. On January 1st our water services were handed over to Irish Water, we are to be charged for it from October next.  John Tierney, CEO has said that anyone who doesn’t pay will have their supply “disrupted“, whatever that means. We hear that … Continue reading “How many more scandals?”

Do we know what Local Government is?

There are elections due in May… Politics these days is almost like a dirty word, it is associated with junkets, corruption, back-room deals, dishonesty, dynasties and generally something divorced from the people. It is a sad reality that today the vast majority of citizens are effectively excluded from our democratic process, we have no say … Continue reading “Do we know what Local Government is?”

Do we feel saved?

The Troika ‘bailout’ programme ended on the 15th December, we are advised that we are emerging successfully from the economic crisis and are ready to re-enter ‘the markets’. Imagine a problem gambler being promised that once they have paid their losses they will be allowed straight back into the bookies office – that they should … Continue reading “Do we feel saved?”