‘Mise (Saorstat) Éire’

‘Mise (Saorstat) Éire’

Some quixotic souls in the republican movement must last night have been sitting, breath bated, in Arran sweater and Celtic jersey wearing clusters.  They were waiting, no doubt with poitín in hand, for RTÉ’s ‘Ireland’s Call’ PrimeTime Special,...

Corbyn gets a car and a copy of Atlas Shrugged.

Jeremy Corbyn has gotten a Government Car Service car and a pay increase. Why people on my side of the house are going on about it is entirely beyond me.  The leader of Her Majesty’s Opposition has important responsibilities and functions additional to the job...
Don’t worry about the Government

Don’t worry about the Government

Some observations on the most interesting election since Sophia of Hanover. We didn’t call the election this way, no matter how many ‘prescient after the fact’ comments you read in media and online. People, like me, who put a small amount of money on...