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Revolutionary Remembrance: That John Bruton Article

John Bruton seems to have suddenly become the poster-boy for the anti-nationalist side of the commemoration debate, those who seek less of an emphasis on the military side of things, in preference for more of a focus on the political, … Continue reading

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New Government: Defence, Geographical Spread And Other Quick Thoughts

A few points about Ireland’s new Government: Sad to see Defence, a seperate Ministry for the entire history of the state, shoehorned in with Justice, Equality and Law Reform. Alan Shatter (FG), is a fine choice for any of those departments, a former … Continue reading

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And Here We Go (24 Days To Election)

The 30th Dail is done, with some good speeches seeing us off. Gormley especially I was quite surprised at, seemed like the kind of speech one makes when he has nothing to lose anymore. Kenny was confident, Gilmore was his usual and I … Continue reading

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