TERRY PRONE

TERRY PRONE: Election campaigns were exciting and creative but not any more

I do remember stories of voters at the God-help-them age having their hands guided in the ballot booth, writes Terry Prone

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TERRY PRONE: Rape is rape. Groping is groping. Let’s not confuse the issues

The ‘non-consensual sexual experience’ phrase lumps together everything from a feel to rape, writes Terry Prone

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TERRY PRONE: Shining the light of experience on the transition from child to adult

The capacity to stand back and say ‘go for it yourself’ is an important gesture of parental empowerment, writes Terry Prone

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TERRY PRONE: Always give the impression you’re on top of everything, as PJ Mara did

In a campaign, HQ is a warzone, fuelled by paranoia and occasional outbursts of euphoria, writes Terry Prone

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TERRY PRONE: Hatred can overcome diplomacy when it comes to US presidential campaign trail

Donald Trump has not only proven that negative campaigning works, he has proven that vulgar personal abuse works too, writes Terry Prone

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TERRY PRONE: Seeing in high definition the folly of imprisoning wild killer whales

Way to go, if you want to create an adult killer whale ready, willing, and able to attack a human, writes Terry Prone

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TERRY PRONE: It’s obvious but worth repeating: Dogs are not just for Christmas

Dog should not be given as presents for Christmas — the time of year when no one as the time or energy to look after them properly, writes Terry Prone

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TERRY PRONE: The Elf on the Shelf is a spurious and coercive ‘tradition’ that should be shelved forthwith

Choking is too good for this globe-trotting, malicious informer. Down with Elf on the Shelf, says Terry Prone.

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TERRY PRONE: Durex arrived, the pill happened, but the baby pressure stayed

Women still get asked when will they hear the patter of tiny feet, or when are they going to get on with it, writes Terry Prone

 

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TERRY PRONE: This involuntary talkfest about incontinency is peeing me off

We should NOT talk more about anything. We should talk less about almost everything, writes Terry Prone

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TERRY PRONE: Smith is a top negotiator, albeit for himself, but we could use his skills

If the average income of a farmer is €28,000, what is the fair multiplier of that for the CEO? asks Terry Prone

 

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TERRY PRONE: Gay Byrne only wanted to entertain the country, but he ended up changing Ireland

Gay Byrne picked the most argumentative leftwingers, some of them fresh from student activism, to serve as researchers on the ‘Late, Late Show’. Terry Prone says he helped shape Ireland.

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TERRY PRONE: The issue isn’t the accusations, the issue is the manner of the outing of Pat Carey

Pat Carey is gone. As a child might say ‘gone, gone’. He is now in the worst of all possible worlds, writes Terry Prone

 

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