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Last Saturday, like many of our readers, I put aside to watch two main items on television : 1) the rugby quarter-final, Ireland versus the All Blacks, and 2) the proceedings in Westminster when Boris Johnson would endeavour to bring in his settlement with Europe.
A POLITICALLY charged Over The Edge reading will place on the day that may - or may not, there is the Benn Act - see Boris Johnson crash the UK out of the EU without a deal.
The Sheraton Hotel, Athlone, is the venue for an AIB hosted Brexit workshop for Westmeath businesses on Tuesday, October 1, and those who are trading directly or using the United Kingdom as a land-bridge are being encouraged to attend the event, which will commence at 7.30am.
What a time to be alive. The window for action on climate change is rapidly closing; democratic politics are under threat from a resurgent far-right in many of the world's most influential countries; and there are few obvious reasons for hope or optimism.
Official statistics released this week by the Society of the Irish Motor Industry (SIMI ) show that the total new car registrations for the month of August are down 13.3 percent (5,131) when compared with August 2018 (5,921).
President of the Irish Road Haulage Association, Verona Murphy has called on industry bodies and political commentators to exercise high levels of sensitivity in their public comments on Brexit in the coming weeks. In particular the IRHA President said that any alarmist or incendiary remarks will be seized upon by those driving for a hard Brexit in the UK.
September heralds the resumption of political activity with party think-ins and shadow boxing between the various parties preceding the return of the Dáil in the middle of the month.
I suppose the hurling final was the event of the weekend. But the result was disappointing, in that the gap between Kilkenny and Tipperary was 14 points, which did not indicate a very close game. Nonetheless, it is always exciting to see hurling played at a very high level, which this was, and the prowess and skill of the combatants on each team was not in doubt.
Fianna Fáil TD for Mayo, Lisa Chambers, says that Brexit is a real threat to the Agri-sector in Mayo and that every effort from government should be made to support farmers in the West.
BREXIT PARTY MEPs showed, not only their ignorance and bad manners when turning their backs on musicians in the European Parliament, but their cultural cretinism in disrespecting 'Ode to Joy', the final movement of Beethoven's magnificent 9th Symphony.