HEALTH EXPERTS THROWN UNDER THE BUS BY LEO
October 22nd 2020
It is easy during this pandemic to feel very rattled and unsettled. I got that sensation on Monday when I saw the Tánaiste being interviewed by Claire Byrne. I thought that it looked like he...
LIVES AT RISK AS TRUMP FIGHTS TO STAY IN POWER
October 5th 2020
After a brief stay in hospital this week, I returned to isolation in the Meath countryside. My first walk in the lashing rain was almost a spiritual experience. I count myself lucky that I have...
I PRAY TRUMP IS TURFED OUT OVER PANDEMIC LIES
October 5th 2020
It is a shame when a public figure like former Commissioner Hogan hasn’t the good sense to realise that he was the primary cause of his own misfortune instead of moaning about a lack of due...
CAN’T MASK THE FACTS THAT WILL BEAT THE BUG
September 10th 2020
God, I do like people who speak sense, plain and simple, so it was a pleasure to listen to Professor Jack Lambert on Drivetime on Thursday ramming home the fact that wearing masks will stop the...
HOGAN STEPS DOWN AND SO SHOULD JUDGE
September 9th 2020
So the Commissioner bites the dust. From the moment he returned home to “self-isolate” it was clear he thought he could flout the rules. He was seen dining with others in the Restaurant in...
COMPLACENCY NOT AN OPTION IN COVID FIGHT.
August 27th 2020
Covid-19 is a killer. As somebody in a highly vulnerable category, I live with this thought every single day. Since early March I have confined myself to home, broken only by visits to...
ITS ALL KAMING TOGETHER FOR BIDEN CAMP.
August 15th 2020
Hallelujah I said to myself when the news broke that Joe Biden had chosen Kamala Harris to join his quest for the White House. Frankly, I hope when Donald Trump heard the news he nearly choked on...
TECH GIANTS ARE VERY TAXING ON OUR ECONOMY
August 8th 2020
So this week I find myself in St. James’s Hospital. I’ve been doing my damndest to stay out of the place, most particularly in these Covid times. The problem is you are not allowed any...
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...