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Karren Brady v Emily VanCamp

Emily VanCampKarren Bradyfrom stockie's ipad in the tankard;I know, I know. But it's summertime and I'm getting confused. What is 'The Apprentice' judge Karren Brady doing in the Hamptons on that ridiculous show 'Revenge'. And for that matter what is...
by A View from Kerry on Jun 26, 2012

Your moment of Zen

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by A View from Kerry on May 20, 2010

1 Down, Goodbye David Crozier

from seanie in the oyster tavern;David Crozier dead. I'm lost for words. No clue what to say. Don't know if I'm up or down. Quite cross with myself actually.Where was Ur anyway? Glad I won't have to remember the correct spelling of assegai aymore. Or...
by A View from Kerry on Apr 9, 2010

Kill a man. Go home. Don't do it again.

from paudie in skelper quanes blennerville;And so we have the justice system showing that it can be blind - blind to justice that is. Anne Burke took a hammer and battered her husband, who was in bed at the time to death - hitting him 23 times. She w...
by A View from Kerry on Mar 28, 2010

Miracle of Twitter

from stockie in riney's bar sneem;It's great to be of assistance to the paper of record. Thank to the Irish Times - it picked up our post on Mary Harney and quoted it Miriam Lord's excellent Dail report. (see Thursday 11th March IT).So we are a "mira...
by A View from Kerry on Mar 12, 2010

Women's Day, Soviet Style

from agnes in paudies bar;So this is where it comes from. A translation for you; "8th of March is the day of rebellion of the working women against kitchen slavery" and "Down with the oppression and narrow-mindedness of household work!"Who could disa...
by A View from Kerry on Mar 8, 2010

Young Women Die, So What

bloody cross 2, originally uploaded by Jo Naylor.from agnes in ashes camp;We now have the hand-wringing circus surrounding the death of Tracey Fay. It will go on for a few days, Liveline, weekend supplements, Sunday articles tv and radio talking head...
by A View from Kerry on Mar 6, 2010

American English Down the Men's Room, sorry, Toilet

from sean ban in the manhattan bar tralee;American English is getting worse. How impenetrable do you find the following piece of nonsense (I presume it's nonsense) from the web? NBC Deletes Message Board Overrun with Conan Separatists (and a Weird Ya...
by A View from Kerry on Mar 4, 2010

Discover Hidden Ireland, if you dare

from agnes in ulick's farranfore;This picture is from the US version of the Discover Ierland web campaign.No offence to Padraic, for I'm sure that it is he, but what hidden Ireland is he going to show me?A Magdalen laundry? A ghost housing estate? A...
by A View from Kerry on Mar 1, 2010

Irish Blog Awards - Not Nominated

from agnes in tadhgeen prendiville's castleisland;It came to my attention from twitter the the 2010 Irish Blog Award nominations have been published.How big is the list ? About 1,200 nominations. How many Sponsors? Around 17.Now far be it from me to...
by A View from Kerry on Feb 25, 2010

George Lee More Popular than Haiti

Marshall McLuhanfrom seanie in glenduff house tralee;Well that's it. Haiti gone from the populist media. 212,00 people dead. More to come. But we worry about George Lee and Charlie Bird. How many George Lees and Charlie Birds lie under the ruins of H...
by A View from Kerry on Feb 9, 2010

Anti-Abortionists to Support the Big Match ?

from agnes in charlies in kerins o'rahillys;Croke Park has a big match coming up - and a Rugby match at that. But the GAA will not have international rugby or soccer matches for much longer. Alternative sources of income will have to be found.Why not...
by A View from Kerry on Feb 4, 2010

Joycean Defamation, A Blogger Apologises

Mr Joyce, money and Irelandfrom sean ban in the thatch bar lisselton;So now I must be very careful with every word printed here. I haven't got a spare €100k lying around. I wonder does it matter if this blog is not based in Ireland? If it is, can I...
by A View from Kerry on Jan 31, 2010

Mark Little Leaves, But Only A Little

Mark Little's New Imagefrom Sean Ban in the abbey inn tralee;Very parochial I know, but I see Mark Little has decided that TV is not the future of news and is heading into the murky waters of the digital age. "Being successful on telly takes away a b...
by A View from Kerry on Dec 16, 2009

Do Women Fuck As Much As Men

from agnes wifiing at fels point;Here I am sipping a nice Bombay, ice n water,  looking at the work of Daikichi Amano. Now, you could infer the obvious (women as objects etc.) but why bother - use your noggin.I was thinking of all thos...
by A View from Kerry on Nov 23, 2009

National Day of Action

from stockie, still in club head bang bang tralee;God the nostalgia is wonderful. Just like Johnny Cash's vid, Bob's brings those totem poles back - kerouac, ginsbeg, all the black and white grainy pixels of memory, all those shards of reco...
by A View from Kerry on Oct 29, 2009

Bertie Tells Time Magazine, "It's the Media"

from seanie in the bar at beaufort golf club;Read the lastest from Time magazine - an interview with President-elect Mr. Bertie Ahern.Former Ireland Prime Minister Bertie AhernIt's the media. It's all the media. Fianna Fail and Bertie believe it's al...
by A View from Kerry on Oct 14, 2009

John O'Donoghue's Speech From The Dock

only following procedurefrom seanie in the red fox inn;So John O'Donoghue is not bitter - so he said in his resignation speech. Of course mention of the media peppered his speech, although he did say of his relations with the fourth estate - 'the bes...
by A View from Kerry on Oct 13, 2009

Ryanair 1 Panorama 0

from stockie in the castle bar;The logos probably say it all. Ryanair - cheap, bright and in your face. Panorama - expensive, arty, slightly discreet. What in God's name has become of Panorama ? Once upon a time it was either World in Action or Panor...
by A View from Kerry on Oct 13, 2009


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