Tag Archives: Republic of Ireland

Sausages and Grapes….

So will the Northern Ireland situation escalate out of control?  Will the streets be alive with the fires of red hot Ulstermen?  Or will the whole thing collapse into where it should always have been – petty bickering and political … Continue reading

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From Here to There….

So here we are the morning after the night before. Super Thursday, what a pointless pieces of Americanism, has taken place and the votes are going to be counted over the weekend so that by next week we’ll know what … Continue reading

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‘Tis the Season…

It only seems like yesterday when Brexit was the talk of the town – not sure what replaced it?   Anyway, it is Brexit season again and this time it is for real (where have we heard that before?).  We have … Continue reading

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Scottish Independence….

Is it really 6 years already?  Seems like a generation ago. (Very poor joke – I apologize)   Anyway, as things stand at the moment it would seem that the SNP will get a solid majority in next year’s Holyrood elections … Continue reading

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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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