Seeking support...Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May leaves 10 Downing Street.

Brexit passes history’s litmus test – for fall-out will be felt for years

World of Politics with Harry McGee – The last week was spent in the National Archive getting a preview of documents from 30 years ago which will be released at the end of the...
Euro candidate?...former Rose of Tralee Maria Walsh.

European elections offer little prospect of a Galway winner

World of Politics with Harry McGee – The European elections may be six months away but they’re front and centre for the political parties who have been thinking – nay obsessing – about them...
Deputies Eamon Ryan and Hildegarde Naughton during the international discussion on social media regulation in Westminster this week.

Facebook finds itself in the firing line – and stuck on the back foot

World of Politics with Harry McGee – I used Facebook for about two months when it first started to become a ‘thing’ in 2008 and then stopped. I have never used it since.  I’m...
Last time out...Hildegarde Naughton and Catherine Connolly make history after they were both elected on the 14th count for Galway West - the first time the constituency returned two females TDs.

Galway West dogfight adds air of uncertainty for last two seats

World of Politics with Harry McGee - Once upon a time, Galway West was one of the most predictable constituencies in the countries, a stronghold for Fianna Fáil. A whole political generation passed with...
Ongoing discussions... Taoiseach Leo Varadkar and British Prime Minister Theresa May.

Same as it ever was as Brexit continues to hinge on backstop

World of Politics with Harry McGee – There’s a very catchy song in the children’s film, Winnie the Pooh; the Backson is about a terrible monster that puts holes in your socks, sneaks into...
Peter Casey...Chance the Gardener or changing face of politics?

Peter Casey is just Chance the Gardener for a new generation

World of Politics with Harry McGee There’s a classic comedy called ‘Being There’ starring Peter Sellers. It’s about a slow-witted gardener called Chance who has worked all his life for a very rich man. When...


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