Person: Jerry Daly
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
Thu, 23 Apr, 2015
Is it not sad that some people believe alcoholic drinks should be sold on Good Friday. I cannot understand why some people cannot accept two dry days a year.
Thu, 05 Mar, 2015
In the name of rational commonsense and honesty, what exactly does Niall Horan, of One Direction, mean when he states that the band’s new album will be “more edgy”?
Tue, 19 Aug, 2014
Let’s be brutally honest please, and face the fact that if the USA had been in Russia’s position, and had its recent past, they would have sent troops and armour into Crimea, also.
Mon, 10 Mar, 2014
Jerry Daly (Letters, Nov 7) criticised the recent World Boxing Championships in Kazakhstan, for the non-use of safety headgear.
Tue, 12 Nov, 2013
It is very hard to believe, shocking, shameful and totally unacceptable that no safety helmets were worn at the World Boxing Championships in Kazakhstan.
Thu, 07 Nov, 2013
Back in the glorious 60s days of beautiful, magical pop music, a band whose members did not play their own instruments would have been treated with contempt and laughed into oblivion.
Sat, 31 Aug, 2013
The fact that Richie Boucher refuses to lessen his obscene grotesque enormous salary is sick and stinks to high heaven.
Fri, 03 May, 2013
The brutal, merciless, iron-fisted way that the property tax will be collected will vaporise Fine Gael in the same way Fianna Fáil was vaporised in the last election.
Thu, 28 Feb, 2013
The absurd assertion by the Government that it will create 100,000 jobs by 2016 is as anomalous as saying that Kilkenny will win the Sam Maguire Cup or that a donkey will win the Epsom Derby.
Thu, 10 Jan, 2013
Considering that the first commandment of God is “I am the Lord they God, thou shalt not have false gods before me”, one wonders about the sinfulness of people who regard Alex Ferguson as a God.
Wed, 07 Nov, 2012
Vis-à-vis the James Bond films scenario, Sean Connery had more style, class and gravitas than all the other Bond actors put together.
Tue, 16 Oct, 2012
Midfield duo Davie Pyne and Seán Finn were the two outstanding performers for Glanworth in their Avondhu U21AFC final triumph over Fermoy in Ballyhooly on Saturday.
Mon, 16 Apr, 2012
The investigation by the Vatican into clerical child abuse is a whitewash as it should have been carried out by non-Catholic secular lawyers of the highest integrity and not by senior Catholic clergymen.
Fri, 23 Mar, 2012
IN light of the fact that many people existing below the poverty line have to decide between spending money on food or heating — the only way they can pay the household charge is by paying €2 every week.
Wed, 04 Jan, 2012
SEEING that Martin McGuinness is now making himself out to be a man of 100% peace, conciliation and dialogue, why didn’t he join the SDLP or Alliance Party in the early 70s and not Sinn Féin/IRA?
Sat, 08 Oct, 2011
THE glaring similarities between the Vatican “whitewash” letter to the Government and Richard Nixon’s denial during Watergate and Willie Whitelaw’s stance on Bloody Sunday are typical of what cynics expected.
Fri, 09 Sep, 2011
NOBLE and honourable Padraig Pearse and James Connolly, who were au fait with constructive pragmatic and positive violence as a vehicle to effect regime change must be turning in their graves at the stupid, blind, senseless violence of IRA dissidents at present.
Fri, 29 Apr, 2011
SEEING that the Catholic Church teaches that “anger” is one of the seven deadly sins, what is one to make of the Vatican reacting with “anger” at the Murphy Report probing into their information on clerical abuse of minors.
Thu, 16 Dec, 2010
BY supporting the proposed pay rises in Anglo-Irish Bank, Alan Dukes has gone from hero to zero in my estimations.
Tue, 30 Mar, 2010
IN his letter (March 12), Jerry Daly says public sector unions should get the “Thatcher treatment”.
Mon, 22 Mar, 2010
PUBLIC sector unions are hell-bent on bulldozing the economy into oblivion.
Fri, 12 Mar, 2010
CAN anything be done to ensure criminals cannot hide their faces from the cameras after they have been convicted?
Tue, 03 Mar, 2009
THANKS to the arguments presented by the politicians of all our major parties I decided to vote yes to Lisbon.
Tue, 23 Sep, 2008
IF Germany or France could have voted no, the Lisbon Treaty would be beyond resurrection.
Thu, 14 Aug, 2008
IN view of the international forces that are helping to drive our small economy into recession, Taoiseach Brian Cowen must think global and act local.
Thu, 17 Jul, 2008
IN view of the barriers that must be overcome to get a medical card, I wonder if applicants must be dressed in rags and searching waste bins for food scraps in order to qualify.
Sat, 12 Jul, 2008
TOM COOPER’S vitriolic letter about Ian Paisley (‘What was Paisley doing in Rebel County?’, April 29) filled me with disgust.
Sat, 10 May, 2008
BARACK OBAMA’S irrational comments about Americans who lose their jobs clinging to guns and religion revealed an ugly character flaw and were totally at odds with the utopian, holier-than-thou persona he has been trying to project.
Fri, 25 Apr, 2008
WITH a combination of Jack Lynch’s pure goodness, Charlie Haughey’s intelligence and Bertie Ahern’s ruthlessness, Brian Cowen seems to have the potential to be the best Taoiseach since Sean Lemass.
Mon, 14 Apr, 2008
ARE there not some nasty similarities between the Olympic Games in Berlin in 1936 and Beijing 2008?
Tue, 08 Apr, 2008
AS voters are divided 50/50 on the question of the Taoiseach’s credibility, one wonders whether he is half innocent or half guilty.
Tue, 11 Mar, 2008
MATT BUSBY’S Man Utd was magnificent and honourable in itspursuit of football greatness.
Mon, 11 Feb, 2008
WILL the wording of the Lisbon Treaty referendum be the usual gobbledegook that we get in these European plebiscites, or will it make plain sense to ordinary people?
Wed, 02 Jan, 2008
SOME gimmicky innovations in electric shavers are as unnecessary as pyramid-shaped tea-bags.
Mon, 17 Dec, 2007
WHILE the Beatles and Elvis had a far greater number of high quality songs, some touches by Led Zeppelin were magic from heaven. They were to music what George Best was to ball-dribbling and the Rolls Royce and Ferrari are to motoring.
Thu, 13 Dec, 2007
IS Finance Minister Brian Cowen trying to say the Celtic Tiger is going on a starvation diet?
Fri, 26 Oct, 2007
IS there any chance some Fianna Fail politician might admit the truth about the decentralisation fiasco?
Tue, 13 Dec, 2005
HAVE the new plans for Dublin airport been drawn up in the interests of Government expediency or those of the travelling public?
Fri, 27 May, 2005