July 29, 2013

Captain Reilly and his crew

Smokers might be glad to know that the incredibly inefficient HSE has been successfully re-shuffled at the top as of last week. Stubbs Reilly made his […]
July 25, 2013

Tobacco control’s hidden agenda

As with all else involving the tobacco control industry, everything has a hidden agenda. So far, they have only piously voiced concerns about the safety of […]
July 15, 2013

Hospital smoking policy – breath of fresh air or height of hypocrisy?

Due to a friend being seriously ill, I had cause last month to visit the Cork University Hospital many times. At all three entrances when you […]
July 8, 2013

Time to try an e-cigarette

I tasted my second electronic cigarette today and I tried it at my desk, in the office. I was ‘vaping’ or creating water vapour. There are […]
July 1, 2013

Another fine mess

You could dedicate an entire blog to the mess the HSE is making of its brief. While it is always ready to have a go at […]