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The last word (On Mr Deasy)

THE news that Sam McCauley were leaving Waterford came at a particularly worrying time for the city. Right now, we don’t know whether we’re coming or going. We keep hearing talks of positive developments but none of them are showing … Continue reading

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Too angry to make sense

I’m angry, very f**king angry…but I feel utterly useless. In another typical slice of Darren Skelton honesty, I’m genuinely starting to wonder what the point of this column is. In the beginning, it was about nostalgia – weekly slices of … Continue reading

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Food Freaks

I OPENED a can of worms on Facebook last week, and then someone took those worms and put them on a scone with some brown sauce, cheddar cheese and malteasers. How it came about was quite simple, and quite grotesque … Continue reading

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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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