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Radical Change doesn’t have to be all that radical

Radical Change doesn’t have to be all that radical

      General Election 2020 has sent shockwaves through the Irish political establishment. Nobody saw it coming. Sinn Fein were not running enough candidates. Even on a great day the consensus was that they would come in third in seat count. The race was between Fianna Fail and Fine Gael and one or other of them would lead a government.   On a very bad day they would be forced to go into coalition together. They haven’t even the…

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Racism is a distraction

Racism is a distraction

‘It’s the foreigners fault’ and ‘We should look after our own’ are statements I have heard more than once recently. It hasn’t been common but it is happening more than it used to. Each person that expressed these views was at pains to point out that they were not racist. They had ‘foreign’ friends. Each person lamented the politically correct culture that meant they could never say what they were telling me openly. As they were making their points from…

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