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How many civil servants (and their wives) does it take to…

November 27th, 2008 · 5 Comments · Irish Politics, Uncategorized

In today’s Irish Times report on the trip to Orlando taken by Mary Harney and Rody Molloy and the ministerial recollection on the hairdo’s I am struck by the number of people in the travelling party. THE THEN tánaiste and minister for enterprise Mary Harney travelled to Orlando, Florida, at the expense of Fás in […]

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Who had themselves beautified in Florida?

November 26th, 2008 · 8 Comments · Irish Politics

You may remember one of the more salacious details in F?Sgate is the payment of a bill via a FAS credit card to Solutions Nail and Beauty Bar in Florida in August 2005. How many Government Ministers were in Florida in August 2005? We know Mary Hanafin was there – but was Mary Harney also […]

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One down – Molloy resigns

November 26th, 2008 · Comments Off on One down – Molloy resigns · Irish Politics

Image by féileacán via Flickr And how many more to go? We’re only seeing the tip of the iceberg or as Gavin said the opening of one very deep rabbit hole! By the by I heard that the next president of the GAA is an Assistant Director General in F?S – it may or may not […]

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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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