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  • Calamity Coughlan?

    March 2, 2010 @ 12:45 pm | by Harry McGee

    Tánaiste Mary Coughlan has a huge perception problem. Her reputation is probably unrecoverable at this stage. The Sunday Times gave her a going-over, not once but twice, the weekend before last.

    However, the evidence that has the commentariat dub her as Calamity Coughlan is thin on the ground, when you begin to parse it. I think she is lacking in the requisite skills for this job, but for different reasons than  my fellow members of the commentariat have chosen. (more…)

  • Political Stocking-fillers

    December 23, 2009 @ 4:48 pm | by Deaglán de Bréadún

    Political wonks, nerds and anoraks have an embarrassment of riches to choose from this Christmas in terms of books on the economic crisis and other related matters. (more…)

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