Image by apanoply via Flickr The Dáil is back in plenary session on Wednesday. No doubt we will hear all the usual stuff about the politicians coming back from a [...]
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Greens in Australia and Ireland
Came across this video clip from Oz which I think is funny and pretty accurate.
To sell or not to sell? That is the question
Image via Wikipedia Politics is an unpredictable business but patterns emerge from time to time. One of these is the Government response to Fine Gael policy. We publish it, they [...]
A State Visit from Queen Elizabeth II?
With the news this week that a visit from Queen Elizabeth II may be in the offing, I have posted up below a piece I wrote on the subject of [...]
Keeping an eye on the National Debt
I’ve dedicated a portion of my site to looking at the National Debt – see the link above.
Labour-FF coalition now the only alternative to FG
The RedC poll yesterday was very interesting. A 7pc increase in support for Labour is huge. There are probably a number of factors behind it; their conference, the Clegg effect, [...]
Labour Conference – Imitation is the highest form of flattery
On Friday night I went to Leinster v Ospreys. The match was dull but had a bit of crack afterwards. I had a quiet weekend so I managed to catch [...]
Nightmare on Lower Mount Street
If today’s RedC poll results were replicated in a General Election. It would be nightmare on Lower Mount Street for Fianna Fail. The result would be FG 72 seats, FF [...]
How I spent Paddy's Week
Tommorrow the Dail is back in session. We will hear all the usual stuff about the TDs being back from their 11 day holiday. Actually, we only missed 3 sitting [...]
New Local Secondary School (Luttrellstown Community College)
Luttrellstown Community College is now up and running in temporary premises adjacent to Connolly Hospital. They have approx 60 children in First Year and will take 90 more in September. [...]