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A new film which recreates the events leading up to the fateful night of September 29, 2008, when the Irish government guaranteed the entire domestic banking system and unwittingly started one of the most expensive bank rescues in history, is to be screened as part of a special live event at Mayo Movie World in Castlebar on Thursday evening.
Taoiseach Enda Kenny’s government’s travel spend has exceeded Brian Cowen’s by one third since assuming office.
ON MONDAY July 28 2008 Sean Fitzpatrick played 18 holes of golf with Brian Cowen on Druid’s Heath at the foot of Wicklow mountains. Afterwards they had dinner at the resort’s hotel.
Connemara based TD Éamon Ó Cuív failed in his bid to become the eight leader of Fianna Fáil yesterday, despite speculation over a last minute surge in support.
Ireland’s political landscape is about to enter a new era. Political change is coming fast, and at last the people of Ireland know when they can finally have their say on which political party or parties are best served to lead this country through these tough economic times.
An Taoiseach Brian Cowen should hang his head in shame “for all the lying and bad decisions made”, according to Ballina Sinn Fein representative Dorothy Cosgrove Canavan.
Beverley Flynn TD met with An Taoiseach Brian Cowen recently to press the case for urgent improvements to the N5 between Mayo and Longford.
Mary White, Green Party TD for Carlow/Kilkenny, has supported Minister John Gormley’s call for national consensus on the public finances for the next four years.
For the moment Brian Cowen is safe in his position as Taoiseach, but let no one be fooled, he is a dead man walking. He says he is not “on probation” but the only one who believes that is himself.
Irish sport was dealt a severe blow this week when Micheál O Muircheartaigh retired from his vocation of enriching the Sunday afternoons of the nation. For over half a century his insightful, energetic and witty commentary on radio set the bar for GAA commentary at an impossibly high level. The alternative commentators on RTE TV simply could not compete with a man of such eloquent genius. Hence an entire generation turned down the sound on the TV and tuned into RTE Radio 1. It was a pleasure and an honour to listen to a man such as this, poetic, cultured with an innate sense of history and humanity. He became the sound of Sunday.