Donald Trump...truth is stranger than fiction.

Trump’s the embodiment of Chance the Gardener

World of Politics with Harry McGee – harrymcgee@gmail.com One of my favourite films of all time is ‘Being There’ starring Peter Sellers and Shirley McLaine. It’s about a simpleton, called Chance. He has lived his...
Moneypoint Power Station...closure recommended.

State faces major obstacles to weather the climate storm

World of Politics with Harry McGee – harrymcgee@gmail.com Last weekend I went for a run along the prom and saw the remnants of the spectacular storm in Galway Bay days earlier – a big mound...
Cllr Maireád Farrell: the wannabe weather girl.

Eleanor exposes Council’s amateurish storm ‘prep’

Bradley Bytes – A sort of political column by Dara Bradley Storm Eleanor was like a game of two halves – in which Galway City Council failed to turn up for the first. The Council...
President Michael D Higgins and Taoiseach Leo Varadkar...election tests for one or both?

Big questions on the horizon for the political year ahead

World of Politics with Harry McGee – harrymcgee@gmail.com It’s the big political question as we head out into 2018 – will there be a general election before the year is out? Or will this year’s...
Some of the GAA stars who slept out on Dublin's streets as part of Gaelic Voices for Change.

GAA stars help put housing crisis back in the spotlight

World of Politics with Harry McGee – harrymcgee@gmail.com Last weekend saw one of those heartening stories that intersperse the usual diet of misery, misfortune and ochón ochón we serve up in the news business; over...
Phil Hogan...a lot to answer for.

The ever-changing landscape of Ireland’s local government

World of Politics with Harry McGee – harrymcgee@gmail.com Phil Hogan has a lot to answer for; water charges; the Household Charge (remember that? It’s now the local property tax); the ill-fated referendum to abolish the...

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