Twits

Apprentice star Bill Cullen blasted the Greens as hypocritical after the party’s Twitter described him as a ‘permatanned snake-oil selling charlatan‘. The message was posted at the weekend by a party worker, and later deleted ‘as the tone was inappropriate’. Millionaire Cullen, who became a household name after writing the bestseller ‘It’s A Long Way […]

Inconceivable

The Friday Irish Times front page, which went to press an hour or so ago, has a picture of environment minister John Gormley chatting with some national school children. Gormley’s other official duty today was to announce the scrapping of misguided government plans to introduce evoting. Back in March, Gormley conceded it was ‘inconceivable‘ that […]

300

Today is Brian Cowan’s 300th day as Taoiseach. It’s symptomatic of his reign that today, the door fell off a minister’s helicopter as it left a tourism conference. Brian Cowen’s reign just can’t seem to achieve takeoff. He was elected, as far as I can tell, because he was great crack altogether. He became the […]