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Democracy The day after they won the election I cleaned out my Nationwide account, Filled my satchel at an unfinished estate With palm-sized and weighted rocks And went looking for the chanting crowds. Kevin O’Shea,…

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Flying With Pigs


When I re-tweeted Labour Councillor Cian O’Callaghan’s news statement calling on Labour not to enter coalition with Fine Gael, Brendan Ogle suggested such an eventuality was akin to pigs flying. Maybe so. But then humans…

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Election Daze


Okay, it’s finally here. So let’s talk briefly about outcomes. The issue of coalition is problematic. It’s true that if, for example, the Labour Party went into government with Fine Gael then that might ameliorate…

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