Covidiot coalition

Though it may have fallen out of the news headlines recently, Ireland did have a general election over two months ago, and a government has still yet to be formed. So those at the helm during the current pandemic are only the acting government, having been roundly ousted by the electorate. This has not stopped … Continue reading Covidiot coalition

Brain off

While continuing to ponder the Seanad election, which I wrote about yesterday, the gormless idiotic face of (hopefully outgoing) Senator Ronan Mullen kept popping back into my thoughts. I still find it galling that creatures of his ilk are still getting to hold political office. There are still plenty dotted around Ireland, and no doubt … Continue reading Brain off

A better future in this?

As the number of cases of the corona virus around the world continues to grow, more and more countries are starting to see immense pressure on their health systems. This is no more evident than in Italy and Spain, where the number of deaths are horrifying. It is worth noting here why these two countries … Continue reading A better future in this?

The Predictable Part of the Aftermath

Writing this late on Monday evening, the election count is almost done. The unexpected surge from Sinn Féin (SF) has completely shaken up the political structure in Ireland, and whatever the outcome may be, this will go down as an historical election. Now that the votes have been (almost entirely) tallied, the focus will shift … Continue reading The Predictable Part of the Aftermath