The Standards in Public Office Commission published the 2011 General Election expenses from all registered political parties and candidates last month. It is interesting to see how the war chests are spent and how many companies earn from elections being held. Election Mall (based in the USA) were paid €149,435 by Fine Gael for publicity […]
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March 10th, 2011 · 26 Comments · Feminism, Irish Politics
On Tuesday night I wrote a post in preparation for the new Cabinet. Well one member of it. I had it nearly finished and saved ready to go after the announcement. After the annoucement of the members of the cabinet today I didn’t publish it and thought about trashing it. But there it is for […]
March 4th, 2011 · 5 Comments · Irish Politics
From Enda Kenny’s weekly email to FG members tonight I know the Irish people are weary. They have been lead down a path of despair and desolation in recent years that was not of their own making. I am acutely aware of the untold and unjustified suffering so many have endured, and continue to endure, […]
February 28th, 2011 · 5 Comments · General Election 2011, Irish Politics
No analysis here of the events gone by. Well not yet. In fact you will have enough of that everywhere else on and off line. Thanks to all for helping me out before and during the campaign and also on making the count more accessible. Special thanks to everyone for all their emails, tips and […]