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THE PHILIP ROTH I NEVER MET

Philip Roth

by Phil Space UNLIKE everyone else writing on this very sad weekend, I am unable to remember the moment when I first met Philip Roth. The extraordinary feeling when he swept into a fashionable literary party in downtown Manhattan was something I never experienced. Indeed, it’s almost impossible to encapsulate Roth’s sheer genius as a... Read more »

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Rejected St Patrick’s Day Grand Marshals 

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Johnny Vegas  Frosty the Snowman  Yeti  Boris Johnson  Jack Frost  Fredro Starr  Arsene Wenger  Eddie Jones 

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Rugger buggers back in action

Schools Rugby

THE STANDS are full, the days are bright, the steroids are flying off the shelves (surely ‘Natural supplements’? – Ed). Yes it’s Schools Cup Rugby time and the fab Phoenix has all the teams to watch this year. The media is on fire with the legal threat by St Bicep’s College over the ineligibility of... Read more »

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Out-of-contract politicians may opt to move abroad

Gerry Thornley

By IRFU correspondent Gerry Corney MANY OF Ireland’s best known politicians may be plying their trade in the UK, France or Germany next year. When, as expected, a general election is called early in 2018 as many as 158 Irish TDs will be “out of contract” with some unlikely to have their national contracts renewed... Read more »

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RTÉ Festive Highlights

Amy Huberman

Strictly Come Striking Out It’s Christmas on exclusive Palmerston Road and Amy Huberman’s beautiful 80ft Christmas tree lights have blown. Worse still, the people next door are threatening court action. Luckily, Amy is absolutely radiant as she stars in this gritty drama. Mrs Brown’s Boys’ Secret Accounts The country’s favourite mammy gets a festive financial... Read more »

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Those ‘libellous’ Indo comments in full

@RobbiePITT — Re: robots taking over our lives, I know this seriously rich chap who has a mup… sorry, puppet, called Les that actually looks like he’s real when he gets him to sit, dance, sing and even bid for radio stati… (The online editor reserves the right to curtail any comments deemed unfit for... Read more »

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Eoin Kelleher - cavemen

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