March 30, 2014

The next ten years

I have observed many times before the smoking ban itself was employed to set the stage to take more money from all of us, and for […]
March 30, 2014

The last ten years

It’s hard to believe but the first ten years of the smoking ban was ‘celebrated’ (if that is the right word) in some quarters this weekend. […]
March 24, 2014

Smokers been humiliated, boozers and fatties are next

I’ve just got back from my interview on Morning Ireland, to mark the 10th anniversary of the smoking ban. You can read the background to it […]
March 19, 2014

The stupidity of Irish Rail

Irish Rail in their stupidity have decided to ban e-cigs both on the trains and in the stations. A man from Swords in Dublin wrote about […]
March 14, 2014

Now they’re coming for the drinkers

Mayfield in Cork, where I live, manages a colour all of its own. There’s always something happening and other things simmering in the background also. For […]