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15th February, 2009

I spent yesterday morning canvassing with Enda Kenny in Cabra. I have done this kind of thing a lot with him but the reception that......

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Getting Excited About the Wrong Things?

14th February, 2009

Had a somewhat deflating week in the Seanad. Caused by the debate on child poverty and vulnerable young people on Wednesday night. It was a......

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Meeting Enda

13th February, 2009

Quick note to say that I will be canvassing with Enda Kenny and our local councillor Mary O’Shea on the Navan Road tomorrow morning......

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Good Idea for St Patricks Day

1st February, 2009

I like this idea from our Dublin MEP Gay Mitchell. As some-one who really wants to get his Gaeilge going again I think these kind......

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Barack and me

31st January, 2009

Twitter really is powerful. Just received an e-mail from it to say that Barack Obama is ‘following’ me. Thought he had better things to do….global credit......

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I am Twittering!

30th January, 2009

If I lose every election in the future party HQ may well look back and say that if I had spent less time wasting time......

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Off to Davos

28th January, 2009

Oh dear. My contribution on the order of business today caused a bit of a stir. I posed a number of questions about the discussions......

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First day back

27th January, 2009

Today is the first full day back of the Oireachtas since Christmas. The Cathaoirleach of the Seanad has written to all senators warning us of......

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Happy Christmas

24th December, 2008

A Happy Christmas to all my constituents and anyone who visits my web site. I hope you all have a lovely festive season and......

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