Thu, 25 Feb, 2016
This was no thriller, there had been far too many previews of Budget 2016: The Movie to allow for any suspense about what it contained. Anyway, after years of those stressful cliffhanger austerity blockbusters, we deserved the feelgood budget delivered by the Government yesterday.
Wed, 14 Oct, 2015
Greek voters yesterday returned Alexis Tsipras to power with a strong election victory, ensuring that the charismatic leftist remains Greece’s dominant political figure despite caving into European demands for a bailout he once opposed.
Mon, 21 Sep, 2015
The new political party formed by three high-profile TDs will be called the Social Democrats; Cork camogie captain urges others not to hide their feelings; People of West Cork were plunged into mourning yesterday following the death of a worker at the Clona Dairies plant, and Jodie Kidd popped into a Cork pub to pull pints and have the craic.
Wed, 15 Jul, 2015
It was reported thatattempts are being made to split the Right2Water campaign, if this is true, and many say it is not, it would be disturbing as Right2Water is the only social movement capable of effecting real change in Ireland.
Tue, 02 Jun, 2015
When, in 1597, Shakespeare included the line “uneasy lies the head that wears a crown” in Henry IV, Part II, he can hardly have imagined how relevant, how very pertinent and precise, his observation would be on this small island more than four centuries later.
Mon, 16 Mar, 2015
In relation to the Greek financial situation, now that the dust has settled following the recent election, it’s interesting to observe that all the promises, threats of defaulting made by the anti austerity party Syriza are unravelling.
Fri, 06 Feb, 2015