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Bradley Informed

A minister named Karen Bradley,/ Whose brief’s Northern Ireland,/ sadly Has had to admit/ To knowing jack shit/ About it, which went down quite badly./// A minister named Karen Bradley,Whose brief's Northern Ireland, sadlyHas had to admitTo knowing jack shitAbout … Continue reading

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McGuinness is Off

Sinn Fein vice-first-minister Martin/ Abruptly declared he’s departin’/ And blasted Arlene/ We take this to mean/ Election campaignin’ is startin’./// https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2017/jan/09/martin-mcguinness-to-resign-as-northern-ireland-deputy-first-minister Sinn Fein vice-first-minister MartinAbruptly declared he's departinAnd blasted ArleneWe take this to meanElection campaignin is startin. — Mick Twister … Continue reading

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Selling Like Het Cakes #2

A judge ruled a baker should make/ A pro-gay equality cake/ The bakery Ashers/ Said we’re no gay-bashers/ But God tells us what we can bake./// http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-northern-ireland-32791239 A judge ruled a baker should make A pro-gay equality cake The bakery Ashers Said we're … Continue reading

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Never Say Never

There was an old man who said NEVER/ Accept no concessions whatever/ Until Dr No/ Embraced his old foe/ And joined a peace-making endeavour./// http://www.independent.co.uk/voices/comment/ian-paisley-death-from-fire-and-brimstone-to-a-peace-once-thought-impossible-9730348.html There was an old man who said NEVER Accept no concessions whatever Until Dr No Embraced his old … Continue reading

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Police Process

There was an old man from Belfast/ Whose pals carried out the odd blast/ He then worked for peace/ But now the police/ Are keen to examine his past. ///http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-northern-ireland-27233712 There was an old man from BelfastWhose pals carried out … Continue reading

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Flag ag

There is an old Union Flag/ That’s causing a fair bit of ag/ There’s major disquiet/ About when to fly it/ In Belfast – hey bull, meet red rag! ///http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-northern-ireland-20954910 There is an old Union Flag/That's causing a fair bit … Continue reading

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No Blasts From The Past

There was an old man in Belfast/ Whose pals were behind the odd blast/ But he and Liz shook/ So we’ll now overlook/ McGuinness’s IRA past.  /// http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-northern-ireland-18607911

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