Tag Archives: democracy

March Madness

It’s been hailed as a triumph of democracy, but we have to wonder how worldwide demonstrations against a democratically elected President, who has just taken office can indeed be deemed anything but sour grapes by a bunch of sore losers. … Continue reading

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The life of Brian

Spare a though for our local Firhouse councillor Brian Lawlor who failed to get re-elected in Friday‚Äôs local election. A member of Fine Gael, Brian has worked tirelessly on behalf of the Firhouse community over the years and is always … Continue reading

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Groupthink

In a recent discussion on Newstalk, one contributor made an interesting point about homogeneity in our political landscape. We all know that our main parties, while divided on historical ideological grounds, are all really sides of the same coin and … Continue reading

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