Category Archives: Politics & Economics

The great majority of these articles were written as part of ‘The Glen Man’s Rambles’, a weekly column I produced for the Donegal Democrat in 2002-03.

Smithwick Tribunal: Gerry Adams row diverts attention from difficult questions

This article first appeared in the Belfast Telegraph, 5 December 2013 There’s a familiar pattern of political reaction when a tribunal reports on an investigation into Garda behaviour, fine-honed over the last decade as the Morris tribunal published eight reports … Continue reading

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End of the Line for the Blaney Dynasty: Three generations in Donegal politics

Donegal Democrat Niall Blaney’s decision not to run in the forthcoming general election for personal reasons means that for the first time in over 80 years, the Blaney name will not appear on a general election ballot paper in Donegal. … Continue reading

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