In the supposed year of the Gathering, and with the country’s coffers still struggling, our politicians would be better off welcoming the world to Ireland, rather than jetting away for St Patrick’s Day, writes Paul Allen.
The exodus has begun. The well-trodden rat runs to America, Australia and other far-flung destinations are being exploited once again.
But as the world turns green to celebrate St Patrick’s Day, the swanky five-star hotels and exotic locations in which many of the Government’s Ministers will be raising a toast to St Patrick will be enough to make the rest of us green with envy. Read More
The harsh criticisms dished out by one of Ireland’s most famous actors regarding The Gathering entirely misses the point, writes Paul Allen.
Damned if we do, and damned if we don’t. That must have been the thought running through Enda Kenny’s mind as his ears were stung from Gabriel Byrne’s tongue lashing. Read More
There is a saying around Hollywood, “Never let the truth get in the way of a good story,” and this seems to have been the attitude adopted while creating this new mini-series “The Kennedys,” writes Paul Allen. Read More