Jason O’Mahony

Jason O’Mahony

Last Post: Referendum gave us a taste of real power

Last Post: Referendum gave us a taste of real power

One of the more moving aspects of the marriage equality debate was the stories of people who were...

Let’s vote on the Freedom to Offend

Let’s vote on the Freedom to Offend

Sure, we have freedom of speech, but as it’s Ireland, there’s a get-out clause

A socially divisive election

A socially divisive election

Election 2016 is shaping up to be one of our most socially divisive. And Labour and Fianna Fáil could fall into the resulting chasm

Why this former homophobe is voting Yes

Why this former homophobe is voting Yes

A Yes vote will not affect the great majority, but will bring much happiness to a small minority

We should pay NATO for air defence

We should pay NATO for air defence

We outsourced our economy to the IMF, abortion to the British and our financial regulation to the ECB. Is it time to do likewise with our defence?

Of course there is a left - right divide in Irish politics

Of course there is a left - right divide in Irish politics

Every Dáil is centre right while the left can get into the Áras –where they can’t touch our wallets

I was a teenage Progressive Democrat

I was a teenage Progressive Democrat

The left created a fantasy PDs to rail against, we were no neo-liberals

Never mind the reality, where's the fiction?

Never mind the reality, where's the fiction?

I’m enjoying Charlie on RTE at the moment, and in particular Aidan Gillen’s portrayal of Haug...

Last Post

Last Post

The big if . . . If you’re ever in the mood for starting a row with an Irish hard left-winger,...

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Let’s use greed to fight corruption

Last Post’s Alternative Awards 2014

Last Post’s Alternative Awards 2014

As the year comes to a close and one sits here in The Last Post bunker pondering that last selec...

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Of voters and other such dopes

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Last Post

Screwing with the system for the greater good It’s easy to say that politicians are all the s...

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Last Post

The intertwined politics of Turkey and Ireland If you want to get a glimpse at a possible future...

Mary Lou, tax rebel

Mary Lou, tax rebel

Mary Lou has stumbled upon a fascinating political concept in her declaration that she has chosen...