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  • ‘It won’t be romantic, it will be merciless’

    April 20, 2009 @ 10:44 am | by Deaglán de Bréadún

    Naturally one feels enormous sympathy for the family of the late Michael Dwyer who was shot dead by police in Bolivia last week. Complete and accurate information about the incident is not yet available and we may never know the full facts.


    Michael Dwyer (1984-2009)


  • Denmark may provide the answer to Lisbon impasse

    August 31, 2008 @ 1:08 pm | by Deaglán de Bréadún

    It now looks as if the Government may adopt the Danish strategy from 1993, whereby that country voted again on a previously-rejected EU treaty, approving it the second time with a number of opt-outs.  But a second Irish referendum seems unlikely to be held  until the local and European elections are out of the way next summer. (more…)

  • Now get out of that: the Lisbon conundrum

    August 25, 2008 @ 10:46 am | by Deaglán de Bréadún

    It’s not every day you see prominent Fianna Fáil people disagreeing in public. This was the spectacle provided by the Humbert Summer School in Co Mayo (the programme bilocates between Ballina and Killala).  (more…)

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