Issue 2 - 2024 200dpi

30 August 2007 Edition

Fifth Column

30 August 2007

Gurkhas on the Falls Road

The famous and feared Gurkha warriors, those plucky little fighting men from the rugged mountains of the enchanted Himalayan kingdom of Nepal, were patrolling the Falls Road and Shankill Road last week – protecting car clampers.
The Gurkhas are notorious for being very liberal in their use of the kukri hunting knife, slicing enemies’ throats with the... Free article

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Letter to the Taoiseach

30 August 2007

'The Flight of the Earls' has been a recurring theme at festivals and summer schools this year, particularly in the top half of the country. Are we celebrating or are we commemorating? Free article

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