Sauce for the Goose

Double standards in public life is almost de rigueur these days. Anyone following the trial of a former banker and French presidential candidate or reading the unfolding revelations about HSBC's Swiss branch's services in the interests of big capital greed, will know what I mean. In Ireland, the incumbent government has lurched from one disaster…Read more Sauce for the Goose

Indelible Echoes

A harbour breeze, a mountain spring, rain, the scent of heather, a hazel copse, freshly cut turf, crickets in the thatch, laughing spuds, sizzling mackerel and periwinkles, sand in your toes and the salty brine of seaweed, a sunburst of glorious colour in my mind. Indelible echoes of a life tread with memories without footprints…Read more Indelible Echoes

Irish Newspapers in collective cranial meltdown?

In my last post, I highlighted how one Irish national daily newspaper, the Irish Examiner, ran a quarter page ad for domestic gas on the same day and on the same page they lead with a story about survivors of Auschwitz. Now, the Irish Independent has featured an ad about a German supermarket chain's meat…Read more Irish Newspapers in collective cranial meltdown?