Tag Archives: DUP

New foundation at the City Hall

We’re not sure who first said, “I have seen the past and it doesn’t work” but we suspect the author knew a thing or two

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War of words over which party provides best “value for money”

A WAR of words has broken out among Castlereagh Councillors over which party is providing ratepayers with the best ‘value for money’

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Our young Mayor fails to talk the talk

Our Lord fell three times on the road to Calvary, so let’s not be too disappointed that the youthful

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Waxing not so lyrical

When Squinter read that there’s a play starting at the Lyric soon called Molly Wobbly’s Tit Factory, at first he thought it was a homage to bare-bellied taxi drivers (see story left). But then he asked about the office and learned that it’s actually a musical.

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My marathon highs and lows

HIGHLIGHTS 1. Sheltering in City Hall with marathon veteran from New York Fr Brian Jordan — chaplain to the trade unions of the Big Apple — before the 9am start while thousands were getting drenched outside waiting for the Lord Mayor Niall Óg to sound the starting horn (gun for off apparently decommissioned).

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Give the man a chance

A WORD of caution to all those lining up to giggle at Mike Nesbitt as he prepares to spend 24 hours with a family living in straitened circumstances: Not so fast. For while a Sinn Féin member or DUP member from West or East Belfast might be laughed out of court if they suggested they were going to spend a night in Ballymurphy or Ballybeen

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