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Fine Gael Leader Enda Kenny TD has invited newly elected Fine Gael TD George Lee to speak at a public meeting in Castlebar. The meeting will focus on the Lisbon Treaty and specifically Europe and jobs. It is taking place at the TF Royal Hotel in Castlebar on Monday September 28 at 8pm. The Fine Gael MEP for Ireland North West Jim Higgins will also be speaking at the meeting.
The Lisbon Treaty referendum victory is a boost for Brian Cowen and Fianna Fáil nationally. In any match the captain, regardless of how well he played all season, is the recipient of the cup.
Having survived the Lisbon Treaty vote last weekend, An Taoiseach Brian Cowen will have yet another bout of nerves to contend with this weekend.
Fine Gael is likely to run a new strategy at the next general election, one that will divide the city into a western and eastern half, in an effort to knock out Fianna Fáil and win two seats.
DURING REFERENDA on European treaties - such as during the recet Lisbon Treaty campaign - you will meet the odd excitable type who’ll tell you that he’s voting No because some closet member of Youth Defence or the Communist Party of Ireland told him the treaty would end Irish neutrality.
Ceann Comhairle John O’Donoghue has finally succumbed to public and political pressure and resigned. Well actually after the weekend he will take the shameful step, that is if the Government haven’t already fallen.
Fine Gael Leader, Enda Kenny, TD, has welcomed the success of the recent public meeting on the Lisbon Treaty held in the TF Royal Hotel in Castlebar. The meeting was hosted by Jim Higgins MEP with Dep George Lee as the guest speaker. The attendance at the meeting was very encouraging as the room was full to capacity and showing the interest in the event.
Kilkenny Fine Gael senator John Paul Phelan has said that he was extremely taken aback at his party leader, Enda Kenny’s, shock statement that he would abolish the Seanad if Fine Gael got into government.
A good friend of mine is currently reading Pat Leahy’s Showtime - The Inside Story Of Fianna Fáil In Power and sent me a quote from it which he found noteworthy.
In Thus Spoke Zarathustra, Friedrich Nietzsche put forward his idea of eternal recurrence, a concept which posits that all lives and events will continue to recur in a similar form infinitely.