Tag Archives: Terence O’Neill

Appalling Vistas

In the summer of 1966, a man called John Patrick Scullion was murdered in the Clonard area of West Belfast. It is the first killing of the (modern) Troubles. He was shot outside his home and died two weeks later. … Continue reading

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Ashes To Ashes…Norn Iron 1960s

I never really “got” Ashes to Ashes …or for that matter Inspector George Gently, Foyles War, Call The Midwife and WPC 54. Nostalgia…it’s not what it used to be. We live it seems in washy washy times and the only … Continue reading

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“Starring Peter Robinson As Terence O’Neill”

Hollywood (California) should never be allowed to re-make movies like Casablanca or Gone With The Wind. In the 1970s they did re-make the classic John Ford western, Stagecoach, with Bing Crosby in the role of the boozy doctor. Nor should … Continue reading

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