Presidential Race Has Become a Sham

Presidential Race Has Become a Sham You could blame Trump. But it’s really Dana’s fault. She was the first genuine ‘celebrity’ politician to run for President of Ireland in 2011. Now she has sparked a trend. It appears, in 2018, …


Wacky Races

Hot on the wheels of proposed election candidates dropping like flies, here is a blog I wrote in 2011, pre the last election to give you an appetite for this year’s contest. While doing Drivetime on RTÉ this evening, the …


The Women’s Place in Women’s Times

It’s not very often in this business that you get the chance to be part of an exceptional project that celebrates women and their contribution to Irish politics. However, this was exactly what happened this week when we were asked …