Icebreaker Swans…

An trek from Irishtown to Harolds Cross involved the mocking of traffic, the taking of relief in a number of hostelries en route, and the noticing of a group of swans doing some icebreaking.

Yes.

Icebreaking.

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Der Fuhrer discovers Ireland’s less than flush…

So it’s a cheap laugh. But hey, I was bored.

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The Metrodome’s roof collapses

Amazing footage from Fox’s local affiliate in Minneapolis of the roof collapsing at the Metrodome.

Oh yes, and it’s from INSIDE the stadium.

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Pearse Doherty and Sinn Féin, canny lads

Sinn Féin have been playing a blinder the past while.

Firstly, they won their case to hold the Donegal by-election.  This was a massive win for them as it set them up to be able to be champions of democracy; another step further away from being primarily associated with IRA terrorism.… Read more...

Football – give us throwback kit days please

Yes, it’s a marketing ploy, but it’s a great one.

The NFL, purveyor of all things over-hyped, have one little gimmick that has me suckered hook, line and sinker.

Throwback uniforms.

The uni in the photo, as sported by Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers in yesterday’s game at Lambeau against the SF 49’ers, is a throwback to the 1929 season, the Packers’ first championship season.… Read more...