Tag: politics

Varadkar & Martin Mark Civil War Anniversary By Kicking Lumps Out Of Each Other

THE FIRST official commemorations marking the 100th anniversary of the Irish Civil War descended into unsavoury scenes as Taoiseach Micheál Martin and Tánaiste Leo Varadkar engaged in a physical fight during a plaque unveiling at the Four Courts. Initially a sombre and respectful reflection on the devastation wrought by the Civil War which saw over… Read more »

This Party Was Caught Fundraising Using A ‘Charity’ Lottery So It Just Changed The Law To Make This OK

A GOVERNING party in Ireland mostly widely known in the past for rampant corruption and an addiction to brown envelopes declared itself a ‘charity’, exploiting a legal loophole which allowed it to stage fundraising raffles. After being caught doing so and shutting down the raffle, refunding all tickets for the €500,000 raffle, you’ll never guess… Read more »

US Senators Announce Clamp Down On Use Of Finger Guns

MEMBERS of both sides of the political divide in America have finally come together to work on ridding the country of the scourge of the two-finger ‘bang-bang’ hand gesture that had become rampant in the nation. The controversial salute had been responsible for outbreaks of utter cringe in offices, schools, bars and public spaces for… Read more »