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  • ‘May you live in interesting times’ (Chinese curse)

    November 28, 2011 @ 9:40 am | by Deaglán de Bréadún

    The level of pre-Budget speculation is greater than ever and this can be attributed to two things. Firstly, kites are being flown about the dreadful things ministers might have to do, if they are pushed too far. A speech to your parliamentary party is a good vehicle in this regard, because it is bound to be leaked afterwards to the media. (more…)

  • We Need To Talk About Newspapers

    November 27, 2011 @ 12:15 pm | by Deaglán de Bréadún

    I have written this online. You are reading this online. No paper is involved. No trees died in this process of communication. Nor has any money changed hands. So where are we going?

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