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TD’s – they watch Youtube – especially David Davin Power and Zombies!

March 13th, 2009 · 1 Comment · Elections, Irish Media, Irish Politics

Much mirth in Dáil Eireann yesterday during the committee stage of the Electoral (Amendment) Bill 2009 – an interesting bill with amendments being tabled on electoral expenditure limits, website costs and the like. Alan Shatter could hardly control himself as he recounted to the house his frequent visits to Youtube to view that clip of […]


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Music for a Party Leader II

March 7th, 2009 · 3 Comments · Irish Politics

So tonight it’s the turn of John Gormley to take 30 minutes of Saturday Evening television coverage. Last week I asked for suggestions for musical accompaniments for Brian Cowen. Suggestions for John? (@Allancavanagh apologises for the first one 🙂 )


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Green Party rescue Equality Authority?

March 7th, 2009 · 5 Comments · Equality, Equality Authority, Irish Politics, Social Policy

Unfortunately I won’t be able to attend the Green Party Convention in Wexford this weekend. There is however excellent coverage online from bloggers and the Green Party themselves with livestreams, liveblogging, twittering TD’s and a convention blog page. Tonight party leader and Minister for Environment, John Gormley, welcomed delegates to the conference. He brought good […]


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