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  • Who said sports and politics don’t mix?

    November 19, 2009 @ 5:12 pm | by Harry McGee

    I was in Buswell’s Hotel a short while ago covering a press conference. As I left by the lobby I spotted Dermot Ahern, the Minister for Justice, being interviewed by a camera crew.

    What was it about? Bankers’ pay? Tiger kidnappings? The Criminal Justice Bill that’s going through the House at the moment?

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  • If it worked for Bertie…

    November 12, 2009 @ 5:21 pm | by Harry McGee
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    Fianna Fail have recently started doing these video diaries, showcasing the musings of Brian Cowen on the economy, Europe…. and Ireland’s chances against France in Croke Park on Saturday night. (more…)

  • A Terrible Beauty Is Gestating

    March 24, 2009 @ 10:45 am | by Deaglán de Bréadún

    We are about to see a major event in our political and industrial history. Or then again, maybe not. The one-day national strike could still of course be called off, but if it goes ahead it will amount to the political equivalent of climate change. (more…)


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