Tag Archives: Republic of Ireland

72 Days

  When lost in a never ending storm it is always worth stating known facts rather than speculation based on speculation when trying to navigate your way out of the maelstrom .   So before I start to speculate these are … Continue reading

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How dare the Brits do something so stupid?….Post Script

It is sometimes very difficult to define what being British means:   Do you have to be English, Welsh or even Irish to be British?   It’s is very unsatisfactory. The answer to that question is of course Yes. Don’t believe me?  … Continue reading

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How dare the Brits do something so stupid?….

The Irish Times podcast Inside Politics is always entertaining as well as being informative.   Since I started listening I have brushed up on my understanding of the Republic of Ireland political landscape and the one thing that has struck me … Continue reading

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Then what?…

Having re read what I wrote yesterday about the problems that the Labour Party faces after the European Elections I feel I might have been a little harsh.  After all there is no suggestion that the party is about to … Continue reading

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Polishing Balls…

I hope this makes sense but as I’ve got a cold so my thinking isn’t as clear as it should be (I’ll let you decide whether my thinking as ever been that clear!)   So we are at start of yet … Continue reading

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Death of a Nation….

So this is it…the crack of doom.   No more a great nation.  No more a rich and influential place to do business.   No More.  No More. No More. All of this is nonsense.   Britain has endured over three hundred years … Continue reading

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Brexit Britain No. 05

Yesterday I visited the small Northamptonshire village of Lilbourne.   As I was walking around the fields to the east of Lilbourne I was struck by how it could be seen as an example of  so many of the issues tied … Continue reading

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With Ralph in my mind…

This is the second series of images made on the Streets of London on Sunday.   As I was making the images this morning I couldn’t help but hum Streets of London in my head. I think London may have change … Continue reading

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Ireland’s Borders are Europe’s Borders….

If we dismiss the recent comments by Donald Tusk as being at best unhelpful and certainly not the most diplomatic language ever used – perhaps it is something to do with the name Donald?   What are we to make of … Continue reading

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Lest we forget….

It is very easy to see Brexit as an abstract.   EU good – Britain bad or vice versa.   The same can be said about the debate over the Irish backstop – is this a cunning plan by the EU to … Continue reading

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