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How your chicken may look under an independent Scotland.

There’a buke in that.


Kentucky fried Britain: The piece of chicken shaped like a map of the UK as it will Iook if Scotland goes independent (MailOnline)

Thanks SH

And in case you’re still confused, John Oliver of HBO’s Last Week Tonight With John Oliver laid it out for US viewers earlier this week.

(Thanks Claire Coffey)


Local Water charge protestors outside the second day of the Labour Party Think-In at White’s Hotel in Wexford town.

From top: William Duggan, Nikki O’Brien and various protestors outside the hotel on Abbery Street, Wexford this morning.

Meanwhile…Joan Burton under fire over ‘skin a cat’ remark (

(Sam Boal/Photocall Ireland)


This morning.

Aine Fitzgerald writes:

“Astronaut Al Worden of [the 1971 NASA moon expedition] Apollo 15 [Worden is recorded as the 'Most isolated human being" - while orbiting the command module Endeavour he was 2,235 miles away from any life] is presented with a Limerick GAA jersey at Caherelly National School this morning…”

Top pic: NASA

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RTÉ reports:

UK house prices have reached a new record high of £272,000 on average after surging by 11.7% over the last year, according to an official report.

The UK’s East Midlands, the West Midlands and the South West have now joined London, the East and the South East in having price levels higher than their pre-financial crisis peaks of 2007/08, the ONS [Office for National Statistics] added.

UK house prices reach record high in July (RTÉ)

Pic: Daniel Berehulak/Getty Images