Has Leo’s SCU seen a reduction in Govt. Press Releases?

Merrion Street publish all press releases for all government department on their website MerrionStreet.ie. Peak press release for Ireland dot gov was in 2015 with 2340 releases or 6.4 per day. The slide from this high began in 2016 and continued into Leo’s first year 2017 with a per day average falling to 5.0. 2018…

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Oliver’s Army

“lower-class unemployed white people had lived for years in appalling slums without a breakdown of public order on anything like the present scale”. Oliver Letwin writing to Margaret Thatcher blocking aid to black communities in 1985 after the Broadwater Farm and Tottenham riots. “A riot is the language of the unheard” Martin Luther King. Perhaps…

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Home Broadcasting Tax

first published March 1st 2013 via the office of Clare Daly TD The TV licence fee funds public service broadcasts and insures that private media moguls do not get to own all the viewpoints in broadcast media. What we must avoid is allowing a home broadcasting tax become a tax that is not linked to…

Alf Garnet

So the Royal Navy are not off the Irish coast protecting Royal Dutch Shell, they are going to sink us, but nationalist Fianna Fail won’t let them do it, Fianna Fail will sink us first. never offended by Alf.