Moloney Outs Himself!

In a press statement on Sept 14th, which coincided with the submission of his affidavit to a Belfast Court, Ed Moloney outlined his view of his Belfast Project debacle (“summarizing the essential facts”) and then states that what he has just written proves that he was...

The Ballot Paper in This Hand

  The Irish News phoned me the other day for an interview: they were doing a feature on the thirtieth anniversary of the Assembly elections which were held in twelve constituencies under PR on 20th October, 1982. I had forgotten all about it. Back then, I was the...

Hunter S. Thompson

Finished ‘Fear and Loathing at Rolling Stone – The Essential Writing of Hunter S. Thompson’. Hilarious and informative writing from the man who invented ‘Gonzo’ journalism, that genre comprising a mix of irreverent, trenchant journalism with literary (or fictional!)...

Fernando Pessoa

So disquieted by ‘The Book of Disquietude’ by Fernando Pessoa to the extent that I couldn’t finish it. You feel immoveable, that the story is leading you nowhere except into depression and perhaps even death! Not sure where I first came upon his name but a few years...

Explain, Ed?

Ed Moloney has some explaining to do. In his affidavit to a Belfast Court two weeks ago he stated categorically that Dolours Price in her interviews with Anthony McIntyre for Boston College’s ‘Belfast Project’ does “not once mention the name Jean McConville… nor that...