THIS may not be the best week for anyone who feels overwhelmed almost to the point of despair by the travails of this small Republic to look beyond these four green, damp fields in the hope that, elsewhere, better angels prevail.
Tue, 04 Apr, 2017
AUSTRALIA’s government will follow its historic apology to Aborigines last year for past injustices with a similar apology to childimmigrants and Australian-born children who suffered in state care during the past century, a cabinet minister said.
Mon, 31 Aug, 2009
Deputy Martin Mansergh’s Dáil question asking how many people are earning more than €300,000 may have been primarily a public relations stunt to justify the recent increases in ministerial salaries, but it was gratuitously insulting to the Irish people.
Thu, 22 Nov, 2007
HAVING been reduced to tears by the Taoiseach’s famous interview with Brian Dobson on RTÉ news last year, I pity Bertie Ahern having to exist on a mere €310,000 annual salary (plus expenses, driver, jet, make-up, etc) which he has been forced to accept.
Wed, 21 Nov, 2007
EVERY year it rolls around, and every year, despite the intellectual abasement, the blatant psychological abuse of ill-educated individuals, not to mention the exploitation of the psychiatrically unsound… regardless of all these factors, people tune in in their millions.
Sat, 02 Jun, 2007