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When 140 Characters won’t do

January 13th, 2011 · 3 Comments · Elections, General Election 2011, Green Party, Irish Politics

So I did say it was going to be a very long day. Worse off then when we started, people who are not going for re-election convince a Taoiseach who doesn’t reveal information and can’t run the country that he has done nothing wrong. So he’s going to have a chat with a load of […]

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In case you missed it

November 22nd, 2010 · 1 Comment · Elections, Irish Politics, Recession

You didn’t miss much. Tonight Brian Cowen said that his government will call a general election after completion of the budgetary process in 2011.  There are enough backbenchers calling on him to go to believe that he won’t be leading the government into that election. Brian Cowen’s statement 22/11/010 [ discount priced viagra | buy […]

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And then there were Seven

April 27th, 2010 · 7 Comments · Irish Politics

So as expected there were politicians giving up and ‘voluntarily forgoing’ their pensions all day. Labour’s 3 ministerial pension holders went first (not before time) followed by the Fine Gael crew (not before time either) and then came Bertie (Fianna Fáil were so fed up dealing with requests from the Press for comments on Bertie […]

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Advice to a Tweeting Taoiseach

April 5th, 2010 · 2 Comments · Uncategorized

Ok so it’s unasked for advice but here goes anyway. You may have heard that Brian Cowen is interested in blogging and twittering. On Saturday last while speaking to Marian Finucane about Twitter I had hoped to be able to deal with the matter of the Taoiseach and Twitter but alas there was only so […]

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The one where Cowen finds his Inner Obama again

February 4th, 2010 · 4 Comments · Irish Politics

‘The Pefect Storm’ Remember last year where Cowen made his non state of the nation address and only Harry McGee was in the room? Well tonight An Taoiseach was back talking off the cuff tonight at the Dublin Chamber of Commerce AGM. (Sean Whelan in RTE reporting on the Nine O’Clock news said Cowen was […]

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