Wednesday July 8, 2020

The art of spin and the political machine

We are living in an era when the amateur ethos is under pressure in all areas of Irish life.

13th August, 2005

We are living in an era when the amateur ethos is under pressure in all areas of Irish life. Time was when there was nothing we admired more than the person who was involved in something for the love of it, rather than for the financial reward.

Today, most of the people who run and speak on behalf of ‘voluntary' organisations are paid employees.

Even the GAA is seeing demands for payments to inter-county...

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