The Last Few Days

I spent Saturday in Dublin Castle, watching as the non-event that was the Lisbon treaty referendum count unfolded with a complete lack of drama. Bored journalists loitered without intent, and occasionally politicians showed up grinning from ear to ear and basking in victory, photographers snapped away, and Nigel Farage spoke in front of foreign cameras… Continue reading The Last Few Days

On the record

Having reported on the first hints of Declan Ganley’s return to the political arena on Friday, as announced through twitter, I couldn’t but notice that twitter isn’t quite on the record. The Irish Times print edition managed to report on the story without mentioning twitter, referring only to ‘speculation‘. The newspaper of record either didn’t… Continue reading On the record