December 24, 2010

Season’s greetings

We wish a happy and peaceful Christmas to all our readers, and even our detractors. ‘Tis the season of goodwill to all men, so in the […]
December 13, 2010

Media soils the memory of a good man

I only met Gerry Ryan once. It was a two hour chat about technology in a Dublin pub. I admit that I was excited to meet […]
December 8, 2010

Down in the bunker (sorry, Brian Cowen’s office)

The Scene: Brian Cowen’s office The Time: The day after the budget The players: The two Brians and Mary Harney, Michael Martin and a senior civil […]
December 8, 2010

Old reliables off the agenda at last

As an Irish citizen who has been through over one hundred budgets of various kinds in this country, yesterday’s stood out for being the single most […]
December 7, 2010

Ireland’s smokers: more sinned against than sinning?

Forest Eireann supporters will know that one of our three national daily broadsheets, the Irish Examiner, chose to ban input from FE because, according to their […]