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Local Fine Gaelers declare their support in leadership race

 

Smooth transition in France contrasts with upheaval at home

Well, the French do not waste time, do they?

Political maneuverings at home and abroad

The French election has come and gone and Monsieur Macron has handsomely defeated Marine Le Pen.

A week of gains and losses, home and abroad

Well, what a varied number of conversation items we have this week.

May you live in interesting times

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Do you remember the late 1990s and early 2000s, that hubris filled era of post-Communism, new Labour and Blairism, the Celtic Tiger, and the free reign of unregulated, laissez faire capitalism, in short 'The End of History', and the seeming utter triumph of the Centre-right?

Politics is a cruel business

Well, the heading this week says it all – politics really is a cruel business.

A week of remembrance and resignations

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“In Flanders Fields the poppies blow

A week of remembrance and resignations

“In Flanders fields the poppies blow

Taking a satirical scalpel to the body politic

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"THE BEST satire has always been militantly about the present," declares Galway poet and critic Kevin Higgins, who turns his witty, devilishly humorous, eye and words upon Alan Kelly, Irish Water, Official Ireland, and Jeremy Corbyn’s enemies, in a new collection.

Much is lost twixt the shovel and the Charvet

Aren’t we a great little country after all for our exorbitant wages in the most extraordinary of places.

 

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