Where next for newly energised Mná na hÉireann?

One of the slogans adorning pro-repeal t shirts before the referendum was ‘In Awe of Mná’, and following the astonishing result of Friday’s referendum on the 8th amendment, it’s clear that slogan was prescient. Yes campaigners at the count in Cork city. Photo: Fiona Corcoran We are all in awe of mná. Politicians, particularly, [...]

"It's a disgrace"… or is it?

We had a call on the show today from Anne, who wanted to discuss emigration. Earlier on in the show, Jerry had been speaking to myself and PJ about the same topic. He maintained that emigrants should vote on Twitter and Facebook, because if they voted for Sinn Féin, SF would create a country they would [...]

2018-12-01T09:54:47+00:00 February 5th, 2016|Categories: Opinion|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

1916 heats up in Cork

The 1916 preparations are heating up in Cork... a Sinn Féin Lord Mayor (currently on a twinning visit to San Francisco), and now the skull of Thomas Kent (subject to DNA testing) found at Cork Prison. It'll be interesting to see how the family and official Ireland come to some arrangement as it's widely believed the [...]

2018-12-01T09:56:08+00:00 June 24th, 2015|Categories: Opinion|Tags: , , |

Gerry Adams' apology for McCabe murder was ill-timed and insulting

It was a grey June day in 1996 and I was at the Munster semi-final in Limerick’s Gaelic Grounds, watching Limerick beat Clare in a match I can still remember vividly. Vividly, because growing up in Limerick with one parent from Clare, there were only so many matches we went to with opposing flags hanging out [...]

2013-02-01T10:26:24+00:00 February 1st, 2013|Categories: Opinion|Tags: , , , , , |