Arts & Culture, Music, Opinion

Eurovision: It’s not political, Ireland just sends terrible songs

2023 was no different to most Eurovision cycles here in Ireland; we said we’d learned from not qualifying last year, we picked a boring, generic song on a lacklustre Late Late Show special and our so-called ‘experts’ – who are completely out of touch with what the contest has become – claimed it was an incredible song that was sure …


Opinion: If Sinn Féin abandon left-wing policies it will make the far-right stronger

As the prospect of a Sinn Féin led government forming in the near future becomes more realistic, pressure on the party grows. If Mary Lou McDonald becomes the next Taoiseach – as polls indicate she will – she’s going to be faced with an endless number of challenges to overcome. McDonald and the other front bench TDs give the impression …