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In a book called Das Kapital, first published 154 years ago, Karl Marx predicted capitalism would, in time, transform everything into a saleable commodity.
Now I know last week in the aftermath of Christmas I wished you all a Happy New Year. But I am compiling this on January 1, 2019, so I think it is only appropriate that I would repeat my New Year message to each and every one of my readers. I also have to say thanks to you all, because every day I go out I meet someone who has read my previous column and has a comment or two to make. So thank you for that.
I will begin this column by noting and paying respect to the late US president George Bush who died recently. I have not any particular memories about him but I have always felt that he was a most honourable person, and that seems to be the general opinion now upon his passing. I noted at his funeral home that his faithful dog who he has had for years was keeping watch on the rug outside, and I thought well, the late president must have had very admirable human traits. May he rest in peace.
Barack Obama’s former Chief Speechwriter, Cody Keenan recently unveiled a statue of the US former President and First Lady, Barack and Michelle Obama at the Visitors Centre at The Barack Obama Plaza by Swinford based Sculptor Mark Rode.
Barack Obama’s chief speechwriter unveiled a Mark Rode statue of the former President and First Lady, Barack and Michelle Obama, at the visitors' centre at The Barack Obama Plaza today.
There seems to be no downtime from tragedy and events now. As our news cycle goes to sleep on one side of the world, another erupts with a vengeance on the other side. Perhaps in years to come, the true impact of the events of the past two years on our mental health will come to be analysed and quantified.
The French election has come and gone and Monsieur Macron has handsomely defeated Marine Le Pen.
Insider notes with amusement that the past three years have been catastrophic times for what, in the fantastic place that is the mind of the average Irish Times or Guardian journalist, passes for the 'the political centre'.
Galway milliner, Suzie Mahony will showcase her Spring/Summer 2016 Collection on September 20 at London Fashion Week. Her couture collection will feature as part of the House of Ikons Show at the Hilton London in aid of the Princes Trust.