A Stroke Too Far: And the Greens Said No!

We now have an election date, the 11th, of March 2011! We did not have that at midnight last night or did we have it at 8 AM this morning. Cowen had no intention whatsoever of going to the country until  well post St Patricks Day. He had no choice, however this is window dressed and whatever spin is placed on it by Fianna Fail there is or can be no doubt as to what happened. The Greens and not …

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Can Brian Cowen hear the Fat Lady singing ?

On the face of it Brian Cowen has pre-empted yet another heave, but it would seem that this is the beginning of the end and because of a number of factors that I will outline  why I believe that his demise may now be sooner than later. The Fianna Fail parliamentary party is clearly divided on the leadership issue into two main camps : one group, and that includes most of those loyal to Brian Cowen believe that it would be nothing short of political suicide …

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Fianna Fail: The meltdown is fact!

“….A lot of Fianna Fail TD are going to have a lot more time to spend with their families in Christmas 2011″ – Noel Whelan, Pat Kenny show RTE morning radio show discussing the poll result ! In the past weeks while all the poll figures pointed to serious difficulties for Fianna Fail, those long in the tooth and grey in the head on these matters took cognizance of the polls but wanted to see more before coming to any …

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