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Entries Tagged as 'Anglo Irish Bank'

Freefall fairly free from oestrogen

September 7th, 2010 · 1 Comment · Feminism, Irish Media, Irish Politics, Recession

Lenihan was at the races when the head of the ECB called and he didn’t remember Cowen swearing during the talks where the Government guarantee was agreed on. And oh Brian Lenihan can speak French. What else can we garner from last nights Freefall other than the programme makers love shots of traffic and big […]

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‘Mr. Drumm, It’s Charlie Bird from RTE, Can I talk to you?’

April 1st, 2010 · 8 Comments · Irish Media, Michael Lynn, MSM

Update: Video is at the end of this post Have a look here – at 22.54 minutes in and watch Anne Doyle calmly introduce the TV News moment so far for 2010. Charlie Bird is back viewers … back with a bang. After over a year of isolation and loneliness as RTE’s Washington correspondent, Charlie […]

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One door closes, a constituency awaits

February 20th, 2010 · 3 Comments · Irish Politics, Recession

With the departure of George Lee (who?) a by-election may be on the cards in Dublin South, but it’s not expected anytime soon.  However one of the possible candidates looks like he has a bit more time to canvass. Shay Brennan, a vice president for corporate treasury in Anglo Irish Bank ( FF candidate and […]

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The fruit tree/economy that dare not speak it’s name

January 21st, 2009 · 4 Comments · Irish Media, Irish Politics, Recession, Same Sex Partnerships

Miriam Lord writes in today’s Irish Times about the busy day yesterday – attending the Dáil commemoration and the recalling of the Oireachtas to debate the legislation needed to nationalise Anglo Irish Bank. The first event was mixed with the vibe of the second it seems. Yet even though the country is going through “turmoil? […]

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