Michael Martin Resigns

Michael Martin Resigns

It’s not my place to comment on the politics of our neighbouring country, except to say this: I admire them.  I admire the British politicians. I admire the fact that [...]

Irish General Election

I see our government has decided to go to the country. Great. Time to start torturing those political reptiles that call to your door once every four years. After all, [...]

Management-Speak

I was listening to an item on the news about a new report from the Comptroller and Auditor General. This report is about hospital [tag]consultants[/tag], or more particularly about whether [...]

New Cork maternity hospital

Irish readers will know about the dispute in Cork about opening the new maternity hospital. The nurses’ organisation says the proposed staff levels are too low for safety and they [...]

Stock Market Collapse

Stock Market Collapse

What about all this talk of the stock market? There’s no escaping it, is there? Turn on your radio, and there will be somebody explaining that the trend in share [...]