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  • To Hell rather than Connaught

    May 8, 2009 @ 2:12 pm | by Harry McGee

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    Fianna Fáil’s woes have been compounded by the mess in North-West.

    Fine Gael’s major delay in announcing a candidate for Dublin South looked like a dodgy strategy for a long time, leaving the field open to Senator Alex White, Labour’s very plausible candidate.

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  • Celebrity politicians

    May 7, 2009 @ 1:08 pm | by Harry McGee

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    The idea of a celebrity is fairly loosely defined in the modern context.

    I opened the pages of the Evening Herald yesterday to see a photograph of a wedding of a TV3 ‘personality’ of whom I had never heard. It promised a full follow-up splash feature in the next edition of VIP magazine. I for one will be rushing out to my newsagent the moment the magazine lands. (more…)


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