Editor 2012-01-19

  Maybe I am a sucker for nostalgia, tradition and a sense of “old” Ireland, but I can’t help but feel resentment every time someone suggests an overhaul in our national broadcaster, the iconic RTE. Figures of late have shown a dramatic decrease in audience numbers for RTE television and radio. These lead to the […]

Editor 2012-01-19

  YOU’D be at your wits end with traditional love stories. Chic lit after chic lit clogging up best-seller lists with their incredulous happy-ever-after plots. A very inspirational English lecturer told me their secret to success, so sadly they won’t be banished any time soon, nor will I take up writing them. Some will put […]

Editor 2012-01-10

Big Brother could well be watching: 30th Amendment Could have paved the way GEORGE Orwell would have been proud at some of the sentiments expressed over the 30th Amendment. Just like in his laureate novel 1984, the proposal to give oireachtas powers of enquiry was met with concerns and utterances of concern toward proposals of […]