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  • Cling to Nurse for Fear of Something Worse?

    May 16, 2012 @ 9:51 am | by Deaglán de Bréadún

    Anecdotal evidence was suggesting the Fiscal Treaty referendum was going in a negative direction so it was a little suprising to see the RedC poll in the Sunday Business Post indicating a very comfortable margin for Yes.

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  • 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…)

  • Teutonic Knights on White Chargers Rescue Celtic Tigress

    March 20, 2009 @ 10:28 am | by Deaglán de Bréadún

    If Ireland finally goes hopelessly, completely broke, will somebody come the rescue and who will it be? An article in a leading international publication this week suggests that the Germans will be our saviours. (more…)

  • Economic crisis could threaten democracy

    December 31, 2008 @ 11:10 am | by Deaglán de Bréadún

    No one needs reminding that as we face into the New Year there is massive economic uncertainty. Layoffs are already widespread but by the springtime we could be looking at a minor tsunami in that respect, at least that’s the implication behind some of the commentaries. (more…)

  • Rocking the Cradle of Democracy

    December 11, 2008 @ 12:05 am | by Deaglán de Bréadún

    The Pork and Beef saga at home has distracted attention from the social and political turmoil taking place on the territory of one of our EU partners. Since they’re so far away and get such an enviable amount of sunshine, we Irish think we have little in common with the Greeks. (more…)


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