Tag Archives: Ireland

Is Ireland racist? The Waterford against Roma facebook page

The Roma community in Ireland have come under close scrutiny recently in Ireland. Thanks in no small part to Paul Connolly’s sensationalist brand of journalism. Gardai removed two blond children from their Roma parents because, as RTE reported, their “features, blond hair … Continue reading

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Twitters anti semitic Irish

Last week, someone or some organisation sent white powder and anti-Semitic material to the home of Minister Alan Shatter on Wednesday morning. They sent this photograph to his home.   The man in the photograph on the centre left is … Continue reading

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Irish anti-semite forgets to switch off twitter geo-tagging

If you’re going to be racist or homophobic on social media it is probably best to stay anonymous. The backlash can be fierce and unforgiving. It’s only natural that the recent Garda controversy would raise people’s hackles. People are quite … Continue reading

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A brief history of Irish political sex scandals

Politicians have been having ill-advised sex since the beginning of time. The advent of the internet, mobile devices and social media is changing the way politicians indulge in their sexual peccadilloes and how they get caught out. Unless you happen to … Continue reading

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Cllr Oliver Morgan and the curious case of the explicit video uploaded to Facebook from his account

Independent Town Cllr and local election candidate Oliver Morgan is literally the talk of the town in Dundalk again. Political loons may remember Cllr Morgan from 2010 after he was forced to step down from Fianna Fáil after he was … Continue reading

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Charlie Flanagan and Jerry Buttimer statements on same-sex marriage referendum. (video)

Chairman of the Fine Gael Parliamentary Party – Charlie Flanagan and Fine Gael TD for Cork South Central – Jerry Buttimer, make statements to the Dáil on the upcoming same-sex marriage referendum.

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Canvassers Beware!

Winston Churchill said – The best argument against democracy is a five-minute conversation with the average voter. But that was before the era of spin and social media. If a politician were to say the same thing today he would be … Continue reading

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Ireland’s same sex marriage referendum and the impending loon arguments.

Referendums; can’t live with them – can’t live without them, or this Government just gives that impression. Yesterday the Cabinet agreed to hold a referendum on same-sex marriage before the summer of 2015. That’s about fourteen to eighteen months of … Continue reading

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Labour Pains – Full list of elected Labour Party member resignations.

To lose one may be regarded as a misfortune; lose two or three looks like carelessness, to lose over thirty since the 2011 General Election is political suicide. Five have have resigned or retired because of personal or work reasons. … Continue reading

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The Peoples Front of Judea Euro election battle with The Judea Peoples Front.

  Some people will tell you the Labour party is not left-wing enough. These same people will usually bemoan the fact that there’s not a real left-wing party in Ireland, and what Ireland needs is a genuine left-wing party. This … Continue reading

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