Phil going for the “Pink” vote

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We are all fairly used to seeing adverts when we open up Apps these days, but one popped up today that made me take notice. An ad for a European Parliament Candidate on a gay “dating” app. None other than Read more ›

#UCCEconoCon Live Blog

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Refresh for updates, thanks to @AudreyEWalsh for some of the quotes Hello and welcome to my live blog of the UCC Economics Society Economic Conference. There is a great line up of speakers organised and I will be updating this Read more ›

UCC Economics Conference to kick-start wealth of debate

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This Saturday, the UCC Economics Society will be holding their Economic Conference. There is a number of excellent speakers lined up (see below) which should be interesting to a lot of people. The reason I am posting this is that Read more ›

36 Countries to take part in Eurovision 2014

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At least 36 countries will be taking to the stage in Copenhagen, Denmark for the 59th Eurovision Song Contest this may. Slovenia have been given a few extra days to decide. This is down on the 39 countries who took Read more ›

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European Parliament Elections 2014 – Commission President

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One of the big outcomes (supposedly!) from this years European Parliament Elections will be the nominated by the winning European Parliament Grouping in the Elections. While some believe this will lead to deadlock and confrontation, other believe it is the Read more ›

European Parliament Elections 2014 – Ireland

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This year will see the 28 member states of the European Union going to the polls between the 22nd and the 25th of May to elect a new European Parliament. In Ireland this years elections will see a big change Read more ›

Why I’m Voting No on October 4th

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On October 4th I will be voting No to the 32nd Amendment to the Constitution (Abolition of Seanad Eireann) Bill 2013. I am doing this for a number of reasons. I spoke against the abolition of the Seanad Eireann at Read more ›

What to do about Sochi?

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While most people are horrified by Russia’s recent laws on “Gay Propaganda” and its inaction on the torture of LGBT Teenagersby thugs, the rest of the right thinking world is split on how to react. Should we boycott Russian Vodka? Read more ›

Seanad “No” Campaign to launch tomorrow

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Tomorrow morning in Dublin “Democracy Matters” will launch in Dublin. The campaign will be calling for the Seanad, instead of being abolished as suggested by the Government, that it be “radically” reformed based on the bill published recently by Senator’s Read more ›