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Born in Ireland and inhabiting the mythical Republic. Completely opposed to Free staterism, Unionism, West Brits, gombeens and seáininí. Of Druidic persuasion, incredibly witty and incisive and modest.

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socaire has commented 1,234 times (41 in the last month).

  1. Comment on About ‘that’ crossroads: Moderate Unionism at Twaddell, April 2014
    on 24 April 2014 at 5:27 pm

    Chris, is that ‘camp’ illegal or would you just like it to be? I can’t see the ‘authorities’ standing back and not taking any action if it is. Am I naif?

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  2. Comment on #Villiers, re-hashing Larkin and victim typologies
    on 17 April 2014 at 10:28 am

    Dig the cool Americanese, Daddio. What ‘stuff’ do the McCartney sisters need to know apart from the fact that their ‘bro’ got into a bar-room brawl and was killed. Guilty parties tried to cover their tracks. End of story. As for the remark about the murderers in government,well, that’s fairly run of the mill holier than thou Stoop Down Losers Party that Mr Gould regurgitates ad nauseum.

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  3. Comment on “Post-nationalist Ireland has arrived.”
    on 13 April 2014 at 11:42 pm

    Charles, what you really mean is that the SDLP have bowed to pressure from the klingon community and rolled over to show how really amenable they are to reasoned argument. And Pete, I was born in Co Tyrone in Ireland so Michael D must be my President as he is to all SDLP members – isn’t he?

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  4. Comment on Cartoon – The Statesman
    on 9 April 2014 at 5:21 pm

    I know this doesn’t apply to me but it is very interesting nevertheless :-)

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  5. Comment on A reminder that “nations and states can evolve as well as endure…”
    on 9 April 2014 at 12:06 am

    aquifer, we’re here so long now that I forget but I’ll bet you can prove when you landed. Which of the landgrabS did you come in on?

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  6. Comment on A reminder that “nations and states can evolve as well as endure…”
    on 9 April 2014 at 12:03 am

    No, Mick, just updated my e-mail and gravatar disappeared so I went to gravatar page, re-chose my original gravatar, synchronised it with my new e-mail, clicked ‘select’ and lo and behold – rien. Life is stressful enough – as I’m sure you’ll agree – without tussling with hitech at my time of day.

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  7. Comment on Cartoon – The Statesman
    on 8 April 2014 at 11:58 pm

    Very astute, Reader. I could be a banker and call myself honest. All subjective. I also realise that to carry a principle to extreme is a form of mental disorder and to have no principles is also undesirable. Who rules where the dividing line is? Some smartass posting on a blog?

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  8. Comment on A reminder that “nations and states can evolve as well as endure…”
    on 8 April 2014 at 7:20 pm

    Six counties may be under British control but there is no doubt it is Irish soil peopled to some extent by British klingons.

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