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Another Q&A from a member of the SIX COUNTIES BLOGGERS webring ;-)

* What is the title of your blog? - 1169 And Counting....

* Why did you call your blog.... - It is a 'link' to the issues posted ie the '1169' is in reference to a particular date in Irish history.

* Briefly, describe your blog, if you can. - An Irish Republican blog , concentrating on the Irish republican point of view regarding the Irish 'Question' .

* Why do you blog? - To voice an opinion on an issue we hold to be important.

* What has been your best blogging experience? - Being nominated as 'Best Irish Political Blog' : still waiting to get past the nomination stage !

* What would be your main blogging advice to a novice blogger? - Set a schedule ie one/two posts a day/week and stick to it .

* What are your favourite blogs? - Other political blogs , of any political persuasion.

* What is your favourite book? - Any book on Oscar Wilde .

* What is your favourite film? - 'Once Were Warriors' - a hard-hitting social 'drama/docu'-mentary.

* What is your favourite poem? - 'The Gentle Black And Tan' : google for same (on our blog , perhaps!) and find out why I like it so much...

* Who are your 'Top 10' favourite musical artistes or bands? - Not really into music/bands to claim that I would have a favourite ten , sorry !

* Who is your favourite comedian? - Bertie Ahern ! Before he 'took to the stage' , it was Charlie Haughey !

* If you were to relive your life to this point, is there anything you'd do differently? - I would have had more children !

* What would you call your autobiography? - 'From 1169 to Date...'

* Who would play you in the film about your life? - Sandra Bullock , of course !

* What are your hobbies, apart from blogging? - Reading , writing and playing games with my kids !

* What is your most treasured possession? - My photograph collection .

* Who are your sporting heroes? - Haven't any !

* If you won a million on the Lotto what would you spend it on? - Family and friends , and a certain political Cause !

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