Tuesday November 24, 2020

Strike while the weather is hot(tish)

Garvan Grant reports on plans to allow public sector workers strike for a week each during the long, hot summer of 1913. Sorry, 'during the short, cold summer of 2013'.

18th May, 2013
The GPO on O'Connell Street if -- or perhaps when -- the North Koreans take over.

If you're bored and there's nothing on telly except Skint (in Scunthorpe!) or Irish Girls Go Mad in Ibiza, why not read James Plunkett's novel Strumpet City? It will transport you back to a rather quaint era when the poor were poor, the rich were rich and the government supported the wealthy and powerful because it was just so much easier.

As you may have heard, the novel has been named as the Dublin: One...

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