19Feb Recent Comments section at the bottom of the Homepage is currently out of action. Apologies…

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Liamy Mac … Read the rest

19Feb Brendan Hoban – admiring Tommy Tiernan as talkshow host

Tiernan reinvents the tired talkshow formula

Western People 16.2.21

I could never warm to Tommy Tiernan as a comedian. While I could enjoy his lavish natural skills – his droll humour, his turn of phrase, his diverting and sometimes absurd … Read the rest

19Feb February 19, 2021 – Friday after Ash Wednesday


Is not this the fast that I choose: to loose the bonds of injustice, to undo the thongs of the yoke, to let the oppressed go free, and to break every yoke? Is it not to share your bread with the hungry, and bring the homeless poor into your house; when you see the naked, to cover them, and not to hide yourself from your own kin? Then your light shall break forth like the dawn, and your healing shall spring up quickly; your vindicator shall go before you, the glory of the Lord shall be your rear guard. Then you shall call, and the Lord will answer; you shall cry for help, and he will say, Here I am.