Tag: politics

The Secret Minister – Lost In Translation

Being bumped from a prominent speaking slot at the EPP conference at the last minute to accommodate Bono is not an ideal way to round off the week, but political life is cut throat and in hindsight An Taoiseach probably made the right decision. In the days since my barnstorming speech at the Fine Gael… Read more »

Government Joins Snapchat

The Irish Government have today joined Snapchat, a widely used smartphone app, in an effort to engage with young voters. Snapchat is a photo messaging application which is extremely popular with young and politically conscious Irish people, which is the primary reason the Government have joined the app. “We are a very tech-aware and tech… Read more »

World Leaders Renew International Lie-To-People Pact

The annual World Economic Forum (WEF) gets underway on Wednesday in Davos, Switzerland, with many of the world’s richest people gathering in the same room as leading politicians. While the WEF’s itinerary is shrouded in secrecy, many believe a number of world leaders are there to renew their long-standing agreement known otherwise as the lie-to-people… Read more »

Morgan Freeman Is The New Voice Of The Irish Aurals

Minister for Education Ruairi Quinn is yet again courting fresh controversy after announcing a number of changes to the Irish Junior and Leaving Certificate curriculum. One change which has immediately come under intense and impassioned criticism is the use of Oscar winning actor Morgan Freeman as the new voice of the Irish Aural exams. Bewildered… Read more »

World Acting Like The Syrian War Has Gone Away

In some fortuitous news for embattled despot Bashar Al Assad it seems the World has decided to forget there is a civil war ongoing in Syria Following the recent developments regarding chemical weapons and their use in the conflict many of the World’s leading politicians have put everything on hold in order to shy away… Read more »