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The lovely girls competition

And the Fine Gael cronyism circus continues to entertain…

This week we hear that former Communications Minister Michael Lowry, who was condemned by the Moriarty Tribunal for his role in assisting Denis O’Brien to win the contentious second mobile phone operator licence, passed the Taoiseach Enda Kenny a bizarre handwritten note during a recent Dail sitting. 34 more words


Getting Irish politics out of the closet

After a week that saw a number of much discussed revelations made by our elected representatives, it seems that the line that once divided personal from professional life is evaporating.  569 more words

Current Affairs

1985 profile of "Cllr Mark Mortell" from Young Fine Gael Paper 'Futureline'

From the December 1985 edition of the Young Fine Gael paper ‘Futureline’ a profile of then Councillor Mark Mortell.

Irish Politics

Leaflet from Tom O'Higgins - 1973 Presidential Election

From the 1973 Presidential Election a leaflet from former Fine Gael TD Tom O’ Higgins who was running as The National Coalition Candidate. He was defeated by Fianna Fail candidate Erskine Childers.
Many thanks to the sender.

Irish Politics

Conservative Irish Minister of Health, Leo Varadkar - "I am a gay man"

Irish Times: Leo Varadkar’s brave interview will be seen as a significant moment in Irish society, a future clip on ‘Reeling in the Years’ which will provide a signpost to our maturing as a country. 81 more words