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Tipping point

March 28th, 2009 · 8 Comments · Irish Media, Irish Politics

I’ve been trying to get some sort of hold on what I think this week’s events are about. So here goes… Picturegate was not about the pictures, not about the gallery and someone putting the pictures into a gallery. It’s not about gender or the exasperating comment heard from Mary O’Rourke this week ‘if a […]


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”Shockin’, boss, shockin’. No respect for the dignity of your office.”

March 26th, 2009 · 4 Comments · Irish Media, Irish Politics

Miriam Lord, Queen Bee of parliamentary sketch writing, on Portraitgate/Cowengate in today’s Irish Times. The Taoiseach’s mobile phone rings twice while he is on his feet during Leaders’ Question. He doesn’t take the call. It’s probably from one of the knicker-twisters, getting in touch to tell Brian that the Garda Emergency Response Unit can be […]


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