LEO, KNOW YOUR PLACE AND DON’T LET GOODWILL SLIP.
July 25th 2020
I think Leo Varadkar still thinks he is Taoiseach. First of all, in a decidedly odd move, he demands that he should have an aide-de-camp. This is a privilege and an honour only normally enjoyed...
JAB HOPE MUSIC TO MY EARS IN WORRYING TIMES
July 18th 2020
I’ve been feeling rather unsettled for a while. As a nation we have been doing so well at beating back the dreaded virus and yet there was talk of house parties and the gathering in Dame Lane in...
WISHING THIS NEW COALITION ALL THE WEST.
July 4th 2020
While I was in St. James’s Hospital watching all the excitement surrounding government formation, I thought, wasn’t it amazing to see Cromwell’s name dug up because of the lack of Ministers in...
TRUMP’S STUPIDITY IS LAID BARE.
June 20th 2020
Just as I was beginning to feel less intimidated by the dreaded Covid-19, ominous news from China where they have a fresh outbreak in Beijing. A lockdown is threatened. Is this the beginning of a...
GREENS DAY MAY HAVE ALREADY COME AND GONE.
June 13th 2020
Remember Extinction Rebellion ? I thought they had a point as climate change does place a threat to the future of mankind. Every time I think about my grandchildren’s future, I think about...
WORLD NEEDS TO KNOW TRUTH ON ORIGINS OF VIRUS
June 6th 2020
As Covid-19 continues to kill thousands around the world, leaving a trail of economic destruction in its wake, people are left feeling bewildered by it all, and rightly wondering how in the hell did...
BORIS RIGHT-HAND MAN NOT LIKELY TO HIT THE ROAD
May 30th 2020
Thank God for this glorious weather. Otherwise I think I would fall into a state of gloom. The Concert business has fallen off a cliff and the hospitality sector has been decimated. No wonder...
LAST ORDERS FOR OUR PUBS AS WE KNOW THEM
May 23rd 2020
This week I have to admit that I am feeling seriously discombobulated. It all started on Claire Byrne Live when she and Joe Duffy went to McCoy’s Pub. Yes, I am talking about the fictional pub...
GIVING ME HOPE THAT BETTER DAYS ARE ON THE WAY.
May 16th 2020
There is, quite naturally, a lot of doom and gloom throughout the land these days and now the Government is turning its concern to the devastation the pandemic has heaped upon the economy. The...
I THANK GOD WE DO NOT LIVE IN TRUMP’S STATES
May 9th 2020
The deeper we move through this Covid-19 crisis the more I find myself questioning the fundamentals of life. Let me start with America. What is so shocking is President Trump viewing those who...