September 25, 2013

Alcohol concern

Excise on wine brought in around €231 million in both 2011 and 2012, according to Department of Finance figures.* The take for the first nine months […]
September 23, 2013

Political foreplay?

Sometimes it seems that even the most tenuous reasons are employed to force smoking into the news. We know that Stubbs Reilly will cram some tobacco […]
September 19, 2013

O’Meara gets away with it again

On Tuesday I debated live with Kathleen O’Meara of the Irish Cancer Society. This morning she was on the air again promoting the idea of plain […]
September 17, 2013

How’s that for timing?

Don’t ya just love a bit of irony. I’ve just got back from Dublin and this morning’s TV3 interview and I read this in the […]
September 17, 2013

Breakfast briefing

I was on TV3 this morning. I was on Ireland AM debating with Kathleen O’Meara of the Irish Cancer Society. Her employers want the Finance Minister […]