What if things had been a little different in Bethlehem back then and, say, there had been Gardaí around?

We all know the Christmas story. It’s told over and over again every year. Even those who don’t have an ounce of religion, know all about Bethlehem, the stable, the shepherds and the wise men. But what if a few things had been different back then? What if, say, there had been Gardaí around and, … Continue reading What if things had been a little different in Bethlehem back then and, say, there had been Gardaí around?

How Garda cutbacks led to FIVE Gardai with THREE cars arresting ONE drunk

It’s hard to remember a time when there wasn’t a row over garda resources. There’s one right now in the context of the attacks and threats to the executives of the Quinn group on and near the border. But I remember one way back in the seventies. I don’t think this story was a set … Continue reading How Garda cutbacks led to FIVE Gardai with THREE cars arresting ONE drunk