Tag Archives: ireland

Brex for the Border

As Britain negotiates Brexit/ The border continues to vexit/ With May’s coalition/ In fragile condition/ This could be the issue that fexit./// https://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/news/republic-of-ireland/dup-vows-to-block-any-brexit-border-deal-which-separates-ni-from-rest-of-uk-36376499.html As Britain negotiates BrexitThe border continues to vexitWith May's coalitionIn fragile conditionThis could be the issue that … Continue reading

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Border Trouble

A Brexit conundrum that’s bubbling/ Is looking increasingly troubling,/ A deal on the border/ Demanded in order/ To head off a veto by Dublin./// https://news.sky.com/story/ireland-threat-to-veto-brexit-trade-talks-over-border-issue-11144679

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Martin’s Parting

An IRA leader named Martin/ Won plaudits for putting his heart in/ To ending a war/ That not long before/ He’d played a significant part in./// http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-northern-ireland-39185899 An IRA leader named MartinWon plaudits for putting his heart inTo ending a … Continue reading

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Near the Bone

A firefighting crew played a blinder/ By using a big angle grinder/ To cut off a ring/ Stuck on a man’s thing/ Tho vaseline might’ve been kinder./// http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-northern-ireland-39285486 A firefighting crew played a blinderBy using a big angle grinderTo cut … Continue reading

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Eire Gets Fairer

The Irish have now had their say/ From Dublin to Donegal Bay/ A motion was carried/ That folks can get married/ No matter if straight or if gay./// http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-32856232 The Irish have now had their say From Dublin to Donegal Bay A … Continue reading

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Terror Error

A bomber got rather a shock,/ His bomb going off at half-cock./ The master of terror/ Made one basic error:/ He didn’t put forward his clock.///  http://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/news/local-national/republic-of-ireland/dublin-bomber-may-have-blown-himself-up-because-he-forgot-about-clocks-changing-30150589.html A bomber got rather a shock, His bomb going off at half-cock. The master of … Continue reading

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A Show of Hands in the Dail

There was an old Irish TD/ Whose colleague he pawed on his knee/ The louche politician/ Expressed his contrition/ For all this was aired on TV. ///http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-northern-ireland-23269961 https://twitter.com/twitmericks/status/355374707941457920

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Enda’s Referenda

There was an old fellow named Enda/ Whose country enjoyed referenda/ He won one today/ Getting Ireland’s OK/ For Angela Merkel’s agenda. /// http://www.telegraph.co.uk/finance/financialcrisis/9305423/Ireland-heading-for-yes-vote-in-referendum.html

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Monday July 25, 2011

There was an old envoy of Rome/Was told that he had 2 go home/The pontiff found troubling/The new line in Dublin/On priestly abuser syndrome. http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2011/jul/25/vatican-ireland-child-abuse-row

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