Archive for July 1, 2007

Bohs v Rovers – The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

I spent Friday at Tolka Park watching the good, the bad and the ugly of League of Ireland football. First, here’s the good: Bohemians fans bringing colour and atmosphere to the event. Opponents Shamrock Rovers are in a legal challenge with GAA club Thomas Davis over a new ground in Tallaght, so the Bohs fans had a giant crowd-cover flag emblazoned with a statue of Thomas Davis.

The video is from BohsTV. Now let’s look at the bad and the ugly. >>> (more…)

July 1, 2007 at 4:00 am 4 comments

Blem Has Blemmed Up the Urban Dictionary

A month ago, when That’s Ireland was a nipper, Paige Harrison at BlankPaige was asking Dubliners to blem over to Urban Dictionary, and give a thumbs up to defining ‘blem’ as ‘an exhortation to make a short, swift journey; e.g. will you blem down to the off-licence for me?’ Well, here is an update. >>> (more…)

July 1, 2007 at 2:16 am Leave a comment


A blog by Michael Nugent

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I also write Bionic Bohs, a blog about following Bohemians football club in the 1970s.

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As mentioned above, if you like Irish football and/or cultural nostalgia, I also write Bionic Bohs, a blog about following Bohs in the 1970s.