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Video: Watch Prof Arulkumaran tell Senator Mullen – “if you don’t support legal abortion then you support illegal abortion”

Senator Ronan Mullen and and Mattie Mcgarth TD have taken it upon themselves to be the nations protectors of women during the the 8th amendment committee hearings. Well that’s not true, they represent the catholic church in these hearings. Their … Continue reading

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Irish Water – A typical Irish fiasco

First things first. There were, allegedly (depending on who you ask in Fianna Fail these days) two underlying reasons to set up Irish Water. First was to invest in our Victorian era water and sewage infrastructure, secondly was conservation. By … Continue reading

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Bertie to rejoin Fianna Fáil?

They say all politics is local, but Fianna Fail in Dublin Central unanimously voting to ask for Bertie to rejoin Fianna Fáil is a bit like asking your violent, abusive, alcoholic ex partner to give things another go while he’s … Continue reading

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Ceann Comhairle pays tribute to Eamon Gilmore on his last question time as Labour leader

Ceann Comhairle Sean Barrett has paid tribute in the Dáil to Tánaiste Eamon Gilmore who had his last foreign affairs question time as leader of the Labour Party to an empty Dáil chamber. The only Labour sinner on hand to witness … Continue reading

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Niall Collins and the clemency letter

You will be reading a lot about Fianna Fáil TD Niall Collins in the next few days. The 41-year-old Limerick TD and has landed himself in hot water because he wrote to a judge seeking leniency for a convicted drug … Continue reading

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The Enda Shuffle

As a general rule; politicians dancing is a bad idea. Unperturbed, Enda Kenny decided to bust some moves to Pharrell Williams’ hit song Happy while attending the Bloom festival in Phoenix park yesterday. I expect dancing like you’re driving a … Continue reading

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The first rule of Gerry Adams Club is: You do not talk about Gerry Adams club

Sinn Féin are bit touchy about Gerry Adams lately. This text, sent by a member of the Sinn Féin UCC branch, read: “Lads, off the back of the news about Gerry Adams, members of the Cumann are NOT to make any statement … Continue reading

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Bertie’s digout to Fianna Fáil local election candidate backfires

You’d be forgiven for waking up this morning and thinking you’ve travelled back in time to the last decade. The big stories of the day are – Seanie Fitz of Anglo fame and the Irish Independent are reporting Bertie Ahern addressed … Continue reading

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TDs scheduled to ask Ministerial questions didn’t bother to show up (video)

Unbelievable scenes in Dáil. The Leas-Cheann Comhairle (Deputy Chairman) of Dáil Éireann, Michael Kitt, called the names of 15 TDs to ask almost 30 questions to Minister Bruton and none of them show up.

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