FLANAGAN MOVE OUT OF ORDER.
May 26th 2018
I remember the days when Fine Gael were known as the law and order party. If ever there was a threat to the security of the State, or if anybody sought to undermine our legal system, the Blue...
YET MORE SHAME FOR THE TRUMPS.
May 19th 2018
Donald Trump’s behaviour is not exclusively bringing shame on the United States. That honour is extended to other members of his family. Ivanka Trump in particular has attracted the ire of...
LEO OWES THE VICTIMS REAL ACTION.
May 12th 2018
It was nothing short of heart-breaking to listen to Emma Mhic Mhathuna’s interview on Morning Ireland on Thursday. If anything emphasises how horrendous this all is, her words do. “I’m...
PRINCIPLES DON’T GO VAR IN POLITICS.
April 14th 2018
t seems to me that there is a deep sense of unease developing in the ranks of the Blue Shirts. What really rankles the rank and file of the party is the idea of Fine Gael going into government with...
WE NEED TO TECH CARE OF OUR DATA.
April 7th 2018
On Thursday morning I went for a walk. It is a daily routine and gives me an opportunity to connect with nature and gather my thoughts. It was a beautiful day and the daffodils were flourishing...
SHOCK AND FLAW FROM OUR LEADERS.
March 31st 2018
I have to say that over the Easter break this Government might think about how they could clean up their act. First of all, I find it astonishing that the Attorney General, who is after all the...
OUR IDENTITY IS PRECIOUS – SO PROTECT IT.
March 24th 2018
I have to say I finally got a good laugh out of Brexit when I opened my newspapers on Thursday. There is outrage amongst British Conservatives that their brand new shiny blue passports which will...
SAINTS AND SINNERS ON PADDY’S DAY.
March 17th 2018
Not long ago I wondered whether I was going to live to see this St. Patrick’s Day. So now that I’ve survived to see it, I don’t give a damn what the weather is like. I will just enjoy the...
STORMS ARE BREWING IN EU & US.
March 10th 2018
I have to say the last week or so has been absolutely weird. It wasn’t just the Beast from the East, the snow, TV3 broadcasting the weather from the Castle and waking up in the morning thinking...
TAKE A MO AND REACH AGREEMENT.
February 17th 2018
When I heard that the talks to get the Northern Ireland Executive up and running had collapsed, I’m ashamed to say I groaned. It may have something to do with having a recent near death...