Mary Lou McDonald, the Leader of Sinn Fein in the South, was on radio yet again during the week. In another recent interview she stated that she believed the IRA campaign in Northern Ireland was justified and she was again …Continue reading →
About John Mallon
A sixty something male, happily settled with two adult brats and my rock of common sense. I've worked at lots of jobs, done lots of things, had many experiences hairy and otherwise and have met some really interesting people in my life as well as a fair share of pricks too. I have witnessed change, some of it just for the sake of it and I hope this blog will communicate the "how it was" as well as the "how it might all turn out." I am a libertarian, mildly catholic, strongly christian and I like to practice what I preach. I hope you enjoy my observations and some of them serve you well in your life.
All through the Celtic Tiger years and for most of the resultant austerity, most informed conversation centred on the economy. Indeed most uninformed conversation did also. We moved from discussing life in terms of millions to using billions instead and …Continue reading →
This bloody lockdown gives a fellow far too much time to think. I turned 64 last month and over the following few days I had too much time to think about that too. So here are some of my aimless …Continue reading →
Now, where was I? Oh yes, I was on about this troublesome life we all lead. Well, you may have noticed that it has just got a lot more troublesome lately. We are, apparently, in the grip of a pandemic …Continue reading →