Eoin Butler: writer, journalist and Mayoman of the Year

Tripping Along The Ledge

free the chip shop five

They called it ‘perhaps the most shameful night in our community’s history…’

But what about that time the handicapped boy was locked in a phone box and he pissed himself? What about then?? Read the rest of this article here.

Published: Mongrel Magazine, August 2004


free-the-chip-shop-fiveA grave injustice has been done. Five young men have been punished for a crime they had very little to do with. Barred for life from Marco’s Take Away in Stoneybatter (the fast food outlet of choice for a new generation), tut-tutted at by every pain-in-the-hole auld one in a two mile radius, and for what? The muddled testimony of a henpecked chip shop owner? The palsied lies of his stubby-fingered wife? Read the rest of this entry »