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Oh dear oh dear….

May 22nd, 2012 · 8 Comments · Uncategorized

Earlier today at a ‘wisdom and youth’ referendum photo op from the government political parties. Deputies Derek Nowlan,  John Lyons and Ciara Conway and Senator James Heffernan doing the YES … or something. (Who took the photo? I want to credit it but my source didn’t divulge!) [ cialis for less 20 mg | no […]

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Another identity altogether

March 18th, 2012 · 1 Comment · Homophobia, Irish Politics, LGBT, Uncategorized

Voices from outside the Irish America LGBT community have joined in criticism of the exclusion of lgbts from the New York St. Patricks Day parade which took place yesterday.  (Post from Joe My God  with great pictures from the Irish Queers protest.) There is a new avenue of criticism this year targetting the local NBC affiliate who […]

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Texting and Tweeting in … 2

March 13th, 2012 · 5 Comments · Uncategorized

A government minister has admitted that political party press offices are often behind texts and Tweets sent to the broadcast media. Leo Varadkar has also confessed that includes the Fine Gael party. The Minister says he has a “big problem” with broadcasters reading out e-mails, text and Tweets. Minister Varadkar says the communication which pertains […]

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Texting and tweeting in…

March 13th, 2012 · 1 Comment · Uncategorized

The person appointed to review RTE’s live programmes and their audiences may wish to refer to the following from this years Fianna Fáil Ard Fheis Clár.  (Other examples will shortly be available. ) For years play spot the hack has been a popular game when watching RTE current affairs.  Audience researchers spend a lot of […]

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Missing Hearts and Body Parts

March 10th, 2012 · 3 Comments · Uncategorized

The usually very savvie Rachel Maddow turned her attention to the stolenheart of St. Laurence O’Toole. I think we need to talk to her about scrap metal crime or maybe she is onto something. Or maybe Tourism Ireland could run ‘creepy crime’ themed breaks. Visit msnbc.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the […]

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