History is in the eye of the ignorant

I am getting older and spend my time looking backwards at history. That is true history, not the history proposed by twenty somethings just out of university. As a lad I was able to talk to my Grandad, he told me about the First World War. Not from history books, but from the sights and … [Read the full story]

On this day…in 1972

In Londonderry, Northern Ireland, 13 unarmed civil rights demonstrators are shot dead by British Army paratroopers in an event that becomes known as “Bloody Sunday.” The protesters, all Northern Catholics, were marching in protest of the British policy of internment of suspected Irish nationalists. British authorities had ordered the march banned, and sent troops to … [Read the full story]

Mrs Brown’s Boys star was depressed and in debt

Brendan O’Carroll says Mrs Brown’s Boys saved his life when he plunged into depression over a $4million debt. The Irish comedian, who writes and stars in the award-winning sitcom, begged God to let him die after he was left penniless after he poured the cash into a film flop. He said: “It was the first … [Read the full story]

Brian McFadden gets help from serial womaniser Callum Best

Brian McFadden appears to be dealing with his split from Delta Goodrem in the manner you might expect from a man of his stature. Rather than sit at home licking his wounds and ruing the day he met his ex-fiance the former Westlife singer hit the town in his native Dublin. And who better to … [Read the full story]

Axl Rose is nothing more than a ‘cockhead’

So, Guns n’Roses are coming to Perth on Saturday 11th December. The great Axl Rose will be rocking at Perth Motorplex at Kwinana Beach. Except that he’s not so great…really. I mean the only good thing about GNR was Slash. Admittedly, with all of the hype, he’s over-rated. This isn’t Slash’s fault, it’s just the … [Read the full story]