Tagged By Ireland

Changing perceptions of China in Europe

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Chinese Vice-President Xi Jinping’s visit to Ireland last month highlighted the way in which the impact of the international financial crisis is bringing about a change in the perception of China in Europe. It is useful…

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Time to get new negotiators

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I have an article on Politico.ie about the Fiscal Compact Treaty, and how all the economic decisions made by the Irish government are not dictated to them by our “EU masters” but follow the usual…

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#Occupy_Quality_Street!!

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Don’t Mention the Chocolate War. I was Mention It Once, But I Think I am Get Away with It. Unless you have been living in a yurt (which is a tent containing pro-biotics), you will…

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From the Wires

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There is a passage in Adam Phillips’s most recent book On Balance where he quotes Freud biographer Ernest Jones as observing that it is not the people we hate the most that we want to kill,…

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J19 Against the Europact

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As many are no doubt aware this Sunday will see demonstrations in Dublin, Cork, Galway and Limerick in solidarity with the Real Democracy Now movement across Europe. June 19th or J19 is the day that…

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