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Brian Cowen emails me

February 28th, 2009 · 9 Comments · Irish Politics, Recession

This email arrived in my inbox at 9.12pm – if you signed up to hear more about Fianna Fáil on their new website you were included. I think we’re talking 17,000 plus addresses but I’m open to correction on that. What do you think of it? More Obamaification? Dear friend, I’ve just come off stage […]

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State of the Nation Part Deux

February 6th, 2009 · 16 Comments · Irish Politics, Recession

‘If we decide to wallow in sea of doubt don’t be suprised if we remain in the turbulent waters we are in today…’  Brian Cowen, Dublin February 5 2009 What you mean you missed it again? Don’t worry you are not a completely incompetent media consumer – An Taoiseach Brian Cowen spoke without a script […]

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Did you miss the State of the Nation Address from Cowen?

February 3rd, 2009 · 3 Comments · Irish Media, Irish Politics, Recession

You did? Me too! I was watching the RTE news at 6-1. But RTE’s Political staff David Davin Power and David McCullagh told us on the 9 pm news tonight that the press conference which was shown in part on 6-1 news was actually a State of Nation address! Actually government press officers and FF […]

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Sing along a Taoiseach

January 28th, 2009 · 6 Comments · Irish Politics, Recession

Yesterday Brian Cowen told (shouted at actually) Dáil Eireann that he’ll be leading the country his way. Which of course led me and a few others to be thinking of Frank Sinatra and our dear leader singing a long a Frank. This led me to watch Leaders Questions this morning in the Dáil waiting for […]

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‘I know him’ …

November 25th, 2008 · 4 Comments · Irish Politics

Image via Wikipedia Maman Poulet’s ears were burning today… What is the connection between Brian Cowen and Rody Malloy, Director-General of F?S?? “I know him and he has been an excellent public servant down through the years,” he said. “I have every confidence in him.” Is it Offaly? Rody is from Birr… Maybe it was […]

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