STABLE DAIL NEEDED FOR BIG ISSUES.
February 22nd 2020
When I came home in the seventies I was asked to join Fianna Fail by their Meath T.D. Brendan Crinion. I declined, thinking from my background it was probably better to keep my head down. Then...
FINE GAEL READY FOR A BEATING.
February 8th 2020
Imagine for one moment if your brother, your son, or indeed any friend or relative, is beaten to death with a nail-studded bar. Imagine also if it was falsely suggested by a senior politician...
LEO & CO LOSING RACE FOR VOTERS.
February 1st 2020
Unfortunately this week I find myself back in hospital in the good care of the staff of St. James’s. Every morning I draw the blinds in my room to see the shell of the National Children’s...
DRUG LORDS THREAT TO EVERYONE
January 25th 2020
Well folks, I have taken drugs. Marijuana quite a lot when I was at Harvard, cocaine once. And, as I recall, admitted to this in Hot Press. Is this now a qualification to be Taoiseach ? Of...
ITS ALL TO PLAY FOR IN ELECTION
January 18th 2020
I wonder how it feels to be in the Leader’s Last Chance Saloon because that’s what it boils down to for Varadkar, Martin, McDonald and Howlin. Take Vlad, the tone deaf, for a start. He opens...
January 4th 2020
Welcome to 2020 and the certainty that the only thing we can be certain of is the path that uncertainty will take. Take Fine Gael’s biggest beast now transformed into the European Trade...
WAS IT SAFE TO LET A GUY LIKE CORBYN INTO NO.10
December 15th 2019
So you have to hand it to them, their game plan worked. It was high risk and like a speeding rocket they had to shed some parts, like the M.P.’s who lost the whip. From the beginning Dominic...
TIME HAS RUN OUT FOR FINE GAEL
December 7th 2019
I’m not going to mince my words but this government has lost its moral authority – the wheels have not just come off Leo’s wagon, it is sinking in the mud. The position in my view...
VOTE GREEN TO PROTECT KIDS FUTURE.
November 16th 2019
I’ve been in hospital this week and had a chance to reflect a little. One of the things that cheered me up was getting a phone call from my two grandsons in Slane and the other was a somewhat one...
November 2nd 2019
Order, Order, the Brits are heading for an election. Boris has got what he desired, Jeremy Corbyn what he has sought to avoid. The Scottish Nationalists are hoping they are heading towards...