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NFB Watches Wrestling #1: Armageddon 2005

Readers may know that I am a big fan of pro-wrestling, and I frequently find myself, through the use of some number generators, delving into the WWE Network archive to watch random stuff. It seems like everyone going has a … Continue reading

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Seanad 2020: The NUI Result

So another upper house university poll is in the books. It’s very much a case of as you were for the NUI, with the three incumbents re-elected, all with varying degrees of ease. Ronan Mullen topped the poll and was … Continue reading

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Who I’m Voting For In The 2020 Seanad Election

19 candidates to choose from, so this should be an easier task than last time. Let’s work through it, by eliminating various: -Candidates I’m inherently opposed to (Ronan Mullen). -Candidates I’m opposed to in terms of some aspect of their … Continue reading

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Ashtown (4 Days To Election)

Getting close now, and this will be my last “issue” post for General Election 2020. That issue is Ashtown, where I live and will probably (I hope) still be living for, at the very least, a fair proportion of the … Continue reading

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Roderic O’Gorman (Green) (10 Days To Election)

Having discussed all of Dublin West’s sitting TD’s and one of its main challengers, time to wrap things up with the people likely to be fighting it out for the four seats. Roderic O’Gorman is a long-time Green Party stalwart … Continue reading

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The Claire Byrne Live Debate (11 Days To Election)

I decided not to take in the Virgin Media debate last week, and I won’t be watching the RTE equivalent closer to polling day, because I simply cannot countenance an hour or more of Leo Varadkar and Michael Martin insisting … Continue reading

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Dublin West: Edward MacManus (Aontu) (12 Days To Election)

Edward MacManus is Aontu’s Dublin West candidate, having previously been a member of Fianna Fail (and a director of elections for the late Brian Lenihan), with whom he tried and failed to win a local seat in Castleknock in 2014. … Continue reading

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Constitutional Reform (14 Days To Election)

Two weeks out, lets talk about the highest document of the land. Ireland continues to remain one of the few places in the free world where the only changes permitted to the constitution are those that have been approved by … Continue reading

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Dublin West: Emer Currie, Leo Varadkar (Fine Gael) (15 Days To Election)

Emer Currie is a first time Councillor elected in the Casteknock ward last year. She is the daughter of former Fine Gael TD Austin Currie, and as far as I am aware is mostly known as being part of Frances … Continue reading

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The FAI (16 Days To Election)

Today, lets talk about a political grenade of significantly less seriousness than rent or insurance, but one that is certainly close to many peoples hearts all the same. The Football Association of Ireland is a basket case of an organisation, … Continue reading

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