Experts…pah!

Experts…pah!

Experts, pah!   I was listening to Pat Kenny on Newstalk discuss the water pipe leakage in Co. Louth and I was struck for the umpteenth time in the last couple of years or so, how the testimony of an expert was largely ignored or mistrusted as the ramblings of some kind of ‘paid shill’ …

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Repeal the 8th?

Repeal the 8th?

The 8th Amendment and all it relates to, is such an emotive subject. It speaks to the very fundamentals of our belief systems, whatever your religious persuasion or lack thereof. I seriously struggle with the concept of abortion but I equally struggle with the rights of children to have a chance in life with parents …

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Left, Right, Centre…who cares?

Left, Right, Centre…who cares?

It’s been an interesting time to be a politics nerd. Trump, Brexit, the British General Elections, Irish political inertia, Leo Varadkar’s slick leadership election win and now Grenfell; it’s a confused chaotic cauldron of talking points. It’s enough to make me reflect at length about where politics is going and how the 20th century left/right …

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