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Irish General Election 2020 Odds, Tips and Analysis

Irish General Election 2020 Odds, Tips and Analysis

Irish General Election 2020 Odds, Tips and Analysis.   Quick Tips: Green Party to get over 9.5 seats 5/6. Fine Gael to get more than 42.5 seats 5/6. FF/Green/Labour/Independents to form next Government 11/1. John Maher (Lab) to take a seat in Cork North Central 7/2. Mary Linehan Foley to take a seat in Cork East 7/1.     Irish Politics has been reshaped on a number of fronts. The result of the 2016 General Election should have led to…

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Cúl Camps, Gaelic Games and me.

Cúl Camps, Gaelic Games and me.

My daughters are attending Cúl Camp for the first time this week. They never wanted to go before. During the school year a coach from the local club, Aghada, was in to school to provide coaching and both my girls got hooked. How bad. They’ve even joined the club. Dry evenings are now spent practicing skills in the garden. I mostly climb over the wall to get the ball back. Cúl Camps consists of both football and hurling. The girls…

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Move the Capital.

Move the Capital.

For Ireland to succeed, we need our regional cities to grow twice as fast as Dublin. I have paraphrased, but that was the gist of the Taoiseach’s message in a November visit to Cork. It’s hard to fault the commentary. Even if it does come from the person in the most powerful political position in the country who should be engaging in big action as well as big thinking. Dublin continues to grow in an uncontrolled way. The housing crisis…

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