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Moran welcomes Government review of US pre-clearance at Irish airports

Independent Alliance Deputy for Longford-Westmeath, Kevin ‘Boxer’ Moran, has welcomed a Government commitment to review the operation of US pre-clearance at Dublin and Shannon airports.

At home and abroad – so many issues

Well, there is so much to talk about this week both at home and abroad, so let’s begin with abroad.

‘Trump’s hair might get caught in the helicopter blades, that’ll be the end of him’

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IF YOU are going to Jason Byrne’s latest stand-up show, Propped Up, there is a good chance you might see the comic - or indeed find yourself - standing on stage wearing a wolf mask - If so, Galway city is to blame.

That was some year

What a tumultuous political year it’s been! It began with a sense that despite much turmoil and insurgency across the globe voters would shy away from the radical choices and that something akin to the ‘status quo’ would prevail. It ended with Madonna with no sense of irony berating the President-elect of the USA for engaging in sensationalist acts and rhetoric in order to generate publicity.

Rhetoric and reporting as the season draws on

“There’s a crack in everything, that’s how the light gets in” - Leonard Cohen.

Fear born in Paris was used to reshape world affairs

And so here we are, at a place in international affairs where it seems everything has been turned on its head. This week last year, as people gathered in Paris for a football match, to go to a concert, to enjoy life, we did not know the fear that would be used for much of the following 12 months.

Trump in the White House, students in school, and rugby fame

Hello to all the Advertiser readers. As I am writing this, in the very early hours of Wednesday morning, it looks like Trump is in the White House. Students are back in school, and Ireland is king of the rugby world. Now, how is all that for a starter paragraph to my usually placid weekly column?

Race Week at the Western Bar and Restaurant

The races are coming to the Western Bar and Restaurant. Be sure to come, taste the completely re-defined gourmet experience, and enjoy the thrill and excitement of this year’s Galway Races.

Standards of political commentary in freefall

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Insider has been a keen observer and participant in political affairs for close on 40 years, and one of the biggest changes he has seen in that time is the decline in the standard of political reporting and analysis, seemingly deteriorating at a quickening pace with the passing years.

Fancy a piece of Happiness. Want to be in the next viral Galway video?

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When you’re on a roll, you’re on a roll, so go with it.

 

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