Wednesday May 27, 2020

Beyond satire: Political essay by Oliver Callan

Figures of fun have started writing the parody themselves

17th April, 2016

‘Abandon all hope, ye who enter here.” That’s the supposed inscription at the entrance to hell, according to Dante’s Divine Comedy. It should also be hung over the door to Leinster House for the foreseeable future.

When it comes to forming a government in Ireland, the indecision is final. Enda Kenny wanted to make history and he has. He’s the longest-serving acting Taoiseach since the foundation of the state....

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