Author Archives: deisesupes

About deisesupes

Creative Writer, part time journalist, part time Graphic Design enthusiast.

Doing that thing you do

WE’RE all unique aren’t we? This is what I keep reading on Facebook anyway. “You’re unique…just like everyone else.” Of course, I’ve been saying for years that not only are we not unique, we’re so alike that it’s actually scary. … Continue reading

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Changes needed to beat the scum

A FEW months ago, I watched ‘Little Boy Blue’ and it was excruciatingly tough viewing. To watch a child die so needlessly is tough for anyone but when you have children yourself, it’s 100 times worse. The pain inflicted on … Continue reading

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This is why we can’t have nice things

This column was first printed in the Waterford News & Star on March 28 – a week after news of the North Quays development broke. IT’S been an interesting and very enlightening week. I’ve always believed that Waterford has a … Continue reading

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Remembering the Regina

Column originally published in the Waterford News & Star June 2014 OF all the buildings in Waterford that are no longer in use, I think the one that I miss the most is the old cinema on Patrick Street. I … Continue reading

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When money was money (written 2014)

WHEN I was a child, I remember how my father used to talk about going to the cinema for two pence, and making a night out of it for not much more. This was how life was in the 60s, … Continue reading

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A day in the life of a scumbag

Column – Originally printed in the Waterford News & Star December 2016 This week’s column is based on real events that happened right here in Waterford over the Christmas time. It’s a composite of a number of separate incidents, used … Continue reading

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What is life?

YOU know that phrase, “it was an eye-opening experience”? Well in that last few weeks it feels as if someone has gouged my eyes out – King Lear style – and sent them on a worrying tour of other people’s … Continue reading

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