Leo's “exchange of wit” spoiled his moment on the world stage with Trump.

A week of gaffes and guffaws in Irish politics

World of Politics with Harry McGee – harrymcgee@gmail.com We have had a spate of political gaffes in the past week, some trivial, some serious. At the lowest end of the scale was the momentary embarrassment...

We’d all be more laid-back if fellow travellers sat up straight

A Different View with Dave O’Connell Fans of the English soaps will forever remember Ricky, the Butcher boy whose role in life appeared for so long to involve nothing more exacting than playing the part...
Ray Silke captain both Corofin and Galway to All-Ireland titles in 1998 pictured with his daughter Fáinse.

Silke recalls the days when his Corofin side came of age in ’98

Talking Sport with Stephen Glennon You would often wonder what makes an All-Ireland winning team so special. One of the best people to answer this is Corofin’s Ray Silke, who has not only the distinction...
Charlie Adley

Blood will be on Tory hands if war returns

Double Vision with Charlie Adley I’m so sorry; I apologise to those people in Ireland who believe that the English feel increasingly hostile towards your country. Nobody set out to damage the Irish. Generally, few English...
The Taoiseach meets the Terminator in Texas.

When it comes to personality politics, Leo is giving it socks

World of Politics with Harry McGee – harrymcgee@gmail.com So Leo Varadkar took time on his visit to the US to go to a film festival in Texas – bumping into Arnold Schwarzenegger, as you do,...

Are photos really photos if they’re just on a phone?

A Different View with Dave O’Connell The awful truth is that I have more photos of the last six months of my life than I have of the first 50 years – and yet I...


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