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Image by Fergal OP via Flickr One has to wonder just what will be the impact of so many outgoing FF TDs who are going to absent themselves from the campaign under whoever the new leader is. I have to … Continue reading
I rather liked Strawberry Switchblade back in the day, and who would have thought I’d end up surrounded on all sides by this Kawaii look a decade later.
Image via Wikipedia It is hard at times to believe that the two men pictured come from the same place and in many ways a very similar background. Yet for all their common rural Kerry backgrounds Jackie Healy-Rae and Joe … Continue reading
Image via Wikipedia It’s unlikely but it is just potentially possible that Senator Pearse Doherty could run in to a problem that Senator Pascal Donohue faced in Dublin Central which is that despite being the person must likely to win … Continue reading
Image by infomatique via Flickr Indulging myself for a moment in some further speculative history based on the notion that FG, Labour and DL won enough support in 1997 to form a minority government with independents help that lasted as … Continue reading
Image via Wikipedia As an alternative to debt forgiveness for those who are finding it hard to pay mortgages for houses that are in significant negative equity I have to wonder if the creation of a tax debit charged against their future … Continue reading
Image by Labour Youth via Flickr I had a gander at the Galway planning enquiry site* and it would appear from what is there that the land in question had prior conditional planning permission reference no. 03222 granted for a … Continue reading
So someone believed to be an elected public rep, Eirigi councilor Louise Minihan, throws a paint bomb at Mary Harney and this is supposed to be a mark of that the wider public is thinking. Really, this self serving publicity … Continue reading
Response to cllr John Gilligan from An Taisce Limerick Association re: the Opera Centre and LGC report on boundary extension
I don’t normally use the blog for local stuff but in this instance I’m going to step outside the norm. A former Mayor of Limerick stated last week that An Taisce were responsible for the failure of the Opera Centre … Continue reading