There was more controversy in Irish politics last week when two Green party ministers failed to vote with the new government that they have just agreed to support. A Fianna Fail TD, Willie O'Dea, was annoyed that the new Green ministers got away with a slight reprimand, a gentle slap on the wrist, and were … Continue reading Sit, Act and Vote- A Relic to a Bygone Era.
Liverpool are champions of everything. They are reigning European champions. They are reigning world club champions. And, most recently, they became English champions again. They achieved our holy grail after a long and, at times, painful 30-year wait. Reds all over the world rejoiced and celebrated this achievement. However, Liverpool's success has exposed deep psychological … Continue reading A Major Psychological Blow to Man Utd Fans
It is difficult for many Europeans to understand the attraction of the Republican party for the American people. Trump is considered a laughing stock and someone not suitable for any public office. However, even before Trump, the Republican party seemed very extreme to people on the other side of the Atlantic. They are against providing … Continue reading Ordinary Decent Republicans
Everything has changed. It has happened very quickly. Things that were important no longer matter. The Premier League, the NBA, the Euro's, the golf (Masters, PGA tour, the Ryder Cup), and the Olympic games all centerpieces of the 2020 calendar are suspended, postponed, or canceled. Other major cultural and leisure activities have also not happened … Continue reading All Changed-Changed Utterly.A New Normal.
Up until this point, the democratic debates haven't been very enlightening as there have been far too many candidates on the stage, so topics got little more than a superficial treatment. There were, broadly speaking, two distinct camps, (1) the progressive camp and (2) the moderate camp. The significant difference between the two camps was … Continue reading Democrat Debate (Nevada 2020)
My earliest memory of being "a red" was when I watched a match on a small portable TV(a 14 inch TV) that was sitting on a tall cupboard in the corner of a neighbor of my aunties' living room. I was about six weeks shy of my seventh birthday. It was a cup final — … Continue reading Liverpool- Becoming a Red
Irish people have a problem. The political system is broke. The 2020 campaign is well underway; however, despite people carefully choosing a candidate to vote for, they have no idea what the government will be once the votes are counted. It is almost certain that no party will win an overall majority, so the new … Continue reading The Irish General Election 2020