Tag Archives: GAA

Brooks And Done

The problem with being a Blogger is that we get filled with our own self-importance. I tend to blog about EVERYTHING because I feel that I have some kinda duty to do so. In two thousand years time, historians will … Continue reading

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Getting Shirty On Campus

Lets talk…Primary School. In my day 1957-1963, primary school children did not wear uniform. Some kids were better dressed than others. Nowadays primary school children wear uniform. Arguably a standardised uniform makes it more difficult to tell children from affluent … Continue reading

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Just 54,000 Babies

The Census revealed that the population is 48% Protestant and 45% Catholic. That looks significant but closing gap. Yet apparently it is a difference of 54,000 which does not seem that big at all. As the Unionist population is getting … Continue reading

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Ping Pong Diplomacy…Norn Iron Style

The object of Unionism is to destroy Nationalism. The object of Nationalism is to destroy Unionism. Things are really that simple. The Good Friday Agreement provides a basis to put this on hold………providing as it does a set of obstacles … Continue reading

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GAA and the Police: Outreach

I was also at a Gaelic Athletic Association event in a local club (not my own) today. Tournament for underage teams under 8 under 10 etc. All the kids received a black goody  bag with the the slogan “Be Social Dont be Anti-Social”. … Continue reading

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The GAA and Orange Order are Part of the Problem in “Northern Ireland” ?

A few weeks ago, I wrote an article (previously unpublished) in which I wrote about a Debate/Panel Discussion on the GAA and Orange Order. The Subject: “The GAA and Orange Order” are part of the problem in Northern Ireland The … Continue reading

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