Category Archives: letters to Madam

Letter to Madam on quotas

Madam, I await with eager anticipation the amendment to the new quota system for candidate selection that imposes a limit on family members of politicians being candidates in elections. There is a significant under representation in the candidate line up … Continue reading

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Claims about an assault on academic freedom

Image via Wikipedia This is the longer form version of a letter I sent to Madam last week in response to the calls for a public meeting about supposed challenges to academic freedom. It was and is a tad too … Continue reading

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Letter to Madam

Image via Wikipedia Madam, Repeated calls for a national government betray the lack of understanding on the part of some of the electorate that politics is about more than just personalities and who sits around the cabinet table. It’s meant to … Continue reading

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Good banks, bad banks, and costly wind-ups.

Image via Wikipedia This time one year ago the proposal from Richard Bruton, then Finance spokesperson of Fine Gael, that we should look to wind down Anglo-Irish Bank in an orderly fashion over the medium term and adopt a “Good … Continue reading

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