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SAINT PATRICK’S DAY 2020: LETHAL GAME CHANGER How strange and surreal it is to be writing this. Two weeks ago it would have been inconceivable. A week ago, hopefully, unlikely. That was then and this is now. The Corona Virus has struck with all the immediacy of an asteroid impacting. It’s not in China, like … Continue reading SAINT PATRICK’S DAY 2020: LETHAL GAME CHANGER 2004 CXLVIII
THAT ELECTION RESULT Ireland is still coming to terms with the General Election outcome. Is it a sign that populism is alive and well and thriving in Ireland? After all results across Europe have shown a rise in support for populist parties, so why not in Ireland? Has populism here, honed on the Water Charge … Continue reading THAT ELECTION RESULT 2003 (2) CXLVII
THE 2020 ELECTION Sinn Fein 24.5%; Fianna Fail 22.2%; Fine Gael 20.9% Sinn Fein 37; Fianna Fail 38; Fine Gael 35; Greens 12. The Headlines say it all. A storm blew through the Irish political scene on February just as Atlantic storm Ciara was battering Ireland. In the General Election Sinn Fein polled more votes … Continue reading THE 2020 IRISH ELECTION 2003 (1) CXLVI
GENERAL ELECTION DAY SATURDAY 8 FEBRUARY 2020: A SCREENSHOT As I write we are well into the second week of the General Election campaign; the vote to take place on Saturday 8 February. Though the early opinion polls show the two main parties neck and neck, as they have been virtually since 2016, it has … Continue reading GENERAL ELECTION DAY : A SCREENSHOT 2002 CXLV