Author Archives: deisesupes

About deisesupes

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

The Busker

1989. TWAS the night before Christmas, and not a creature in Larchville was stirring. Actually, there are two lies there. It was two days before Christmas, and it was particularly noisy in Larchville because the Park Inn had just closed … Continue reading

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A State of Emergency

This column appeared in the Waterford News & Star on Tuesday, November 28. Read the View from the Blue, and many other columns, including The Phoenix, every week. NOBODY is afraid of the monster, until it appears under their bed. … Continue reading

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A medium belief

DO you believe in an afterlife? I’m not asking a question for the sake of it here…I genuinely want to hear your answers. I have written about religion many times before and I think people know which side of the … Continue reading

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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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