This Is A Rebel Song



‘Row over Rockall – a tiny eroded volcano in Atlantic – hints at eruption of hostility a no-deal Brexit will set off’ (Collette Browne, Independent)

Related: The Wolfe Tones vow to climb Rockall and claim it for Ireland as fishing row with Scotland rages on (Ken Sweeney, The Irish Sun, June 11)

Yesterday: Between Rockall And A Hard Place

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11 thoughts on “This Is A Rebel Song

        1. GiggidyGoo

          ROFL Renua would be more in your line. After all, wasn’t it a Fine Gaeler who jumped ship to form it? After she didn’t get her own way?

  1. The Old Boy

    All territorial and economic claims on uninhabitable islets hundreds of miles out to sea are spurious nonsense.

    1. Spaghetti Hoop

      As per the UN Convention on the Law of the Sea, which the Brits ratified in 1997. Yet they still claim sovereignty because they plonked a Union Jack on it in 1955 and gifted it to the Scots in 1972. The area offered oil and gas reserve potential as is well known and studied.

      I enjoyed Scottish Fisheries Minister Fergus Ewing speaking on the wireless at the weekend, repeatedly warning Irish fishing vessels to ‘cease and desist’. It was all very Paisley-ite.

      This current dispute is not about fishing at all.

      Leave it to the gannets – ’tis their home.

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