In an anonymous article, one person tells us how they dealt with being diagnosed with Asperger’s Syndrome at the age of 22. Early in the morning of the 30th May 2013, at the age of twenty-two, I was diagnosed with Asperger’s Syndrome or High Functioning Autism depending on your definition or preference.  It hadn’t yet reached the staggering heat which characterised last summer, but it … Continue reading Eureka.

Ming Runs for European Parliament

Motley’s Luke Luby looks at Luke ‘Ming’ Flanagan’s decision to run in the up and coming European election. Luke ‘Ming’ Flanagan, the outspoken pro cannabis Independent TD, has announced that he is planning to run for European election this coming May, in a largely anti-Euro campaign. Making the announcement via Twitter, he said that:”I have made the decision to contest the European Election Constituency of … Continue reading Ming Runs for European Parliament

Garda Phone Tapping

Luke Luby examines the Garda phone tapping scandal, which is believed to date back to a Gsoc investigation in 2010. Revelations have been brought to light that show An Garda Siochana took part in the systematic and illegal bugging of calls from the public to certain Garda stations for almost three decades. These revelations have sparked a number of questions about why such bugging took … Continue reading Garda Phone Tapping


Motley’s Luke Luby looks at the latest on-goings in Crimea. “The Russian people became one of the biggest, if not the biggest, split-up nation in the world.” That’s how Russian president, Vladimir Putin, is trying to justify his annexation of Crimea, which he announced on Tuesday, March 18th. The comment came as a part of a speech Mr Putin made at a speech made to … Continue reading Crimea

Alaa Abdel-Fattah and Ahmed Abdel-Rahman

Motley’s Luke Luby examines the activities of Alaa Abdel-Fattah and Ahmed Abdel-Rahman, two demonstrators charged with holding an illegal protest last year, upon reports that they have been released on bail. Alaa Abdel Fattah and Ahmed Abdel Rahman, left-wing organisers of the 2011 uprising that toppled President Hosni Mubarak have been freed on bail, according to reports published on Sunday March 22. The pair, who … Continue reading Alaa Abdel-Fattah and Ahmed Abdel-Rahman