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Dublin West: Peter Casey, Sean O’Leary, Stephen O’Loughlin (Independent) (8 Days To Election)

Peter Casey is a failed Presidential and MEP candidate, whose quest for a place in Irish politics has now followed the ever reducing path to a Dail run (presumably its the locals next if this doesn’t work out). I have … Continue reading

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Wikileaks: Irish Edition!

The same old thing. Stuff that is either not much of a surprise to begin with, or so unshocking as to barely deserve a paragraph. Fianna Fail Ministers didn’t get on with the Greens at times? The state was invoked in negotiations with radical … Continue reading

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The Donegal By-Election: Predictions

For what its worth, here’s my predictions for the Donegal by-election. Voting continues as of time of writing, and the count is scheduled to begin tomorrow at 9AM. No breathtakingly tense coverage this time out, because the result is increasingly beyond … Continue reading

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Ann Sweeney, NIP, And The Smoking Ban (Now Updated)

I usually have lots of time for independent politicians. They tend to be more honest, more direct, and more free to speak and act than party affiliated candidates and in governments like the current Dail, they can be big players in the fortunes of … Continue reading

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