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The Year That Was..2010

Dec 27, 2010 Comments Off GavinDuffy

Independent Group Local Newspapers 29/1/2011 This week I am going to look back on 2010. I am so conscious of what an awful year it was for thousands - many losing their job, others losing sleep about their mortgage and their mounting debts and, this Christmas, so many looking at the prospect of losing members of ...

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Ivor’s expenses

Aug 9, 2010 Comments Off GavinDuffy

There has been a lot said and written about the now disgraced Fianna Fail Senator Ivor Callely. He has protested he is the victim of a media witch hunt. It is true he has been the focus of  journalists’ attempts to expose the corrupt culture of easy expenses paid as a type of top up to ...

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Rural Ireland Awake, Fáilte to her Majesty & I’m a Bainisteoir

Jun 28, 2010 Comments Off GavinDuffy

This week we have seen evidence of the great urban - rural divide in our country as the Green Party, lead by John Gormley, tried to force through their bill to ban stag hunting.  I was brought up on a farm. Sometimes that involved helping my Dad to sheer horns off cattle and to cut lambs ...

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