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Clusterf**k To The Aras: Gallagher And Mitchell

It is a very big surprise to see Sean Gallagher doing so well in this race. Saying that, it was inevitable really, if I had put any thought into it. Higgins and Gallagher, the two candidates without any major flaws, … Continue reading

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Clusterf**k To The Aras: Sorry (I Was Caught)

So, three candidates are falling away. Mary Davis. The revelations about her earnings in recent years make for uncomfortable reading. While she may have been perfectly entitled to the massive amounts of money that she earned, I would have deep-seeded … Continue reading

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Clusterf**k To The Aras: The Late Late Debate

Having watched the Late Late debate, I thought I’d share a few quick thoughts on each of the candidates. Gay Mitchell – Strong and confident in most of his answers. – But, not much time to answer due to the … Continue reading

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Moments In Irish Presidential History: Patrick Hillery And The Late Night Phone Calls

In order to understand the most notable moment in the Presidency of Patrick Hillery, one has to understand one of the more complicated Presidential powers. The President appoints the Taoiseach and his/her government, once they have been selected by a … Continue reading

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How Crowley Could Have Won

Fianna Fail has decided to turn its back on the Presidential race, a decision I am somewhat dumbfounded about. The crazy way that Martin has approached celebrity candidates, the spurning of Brian Crowley, the way the entire affair has become … Continue reading

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