Tag Archives: Electioneering

Plain and simple – putting lobbying in the firing line?

August 2, 2013

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Over the last couple of months there has been an increasingly heated debate about a proposed move to plain packaging for cigarettes in the UK which has, aside from the health policy concern, brought the issue of lobbying into the firing line. As early as January this year, Philip Morris International (PMI) is reported to […]

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Does that come with a cape? #Aras 11 Rolls On…

October 11, 2011

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Aras 11

Today we had the Matt Cooper’s Today FM Aras Debate. Highlights included “Grey Gay” Mitchell announcing he’d be fine with Ireland re-entering the Commonwealth and reasserted that he’d welcome Christians into the Aras (well, after all, it’s about the togetherness of it all isn’t it?). Davis reiterated that she wasn’t in it for the cash […]

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Why the Áras 11 Campaign is working

October 5, 2011

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As something of a political nerd and newshound, I love electioneering and have nothing but admiration for those who put themselves forward for public office, whether or not I agree with their individual positions. And so far, the Race for the Áras has, without doubt, sated my inner Malcolm Tucker. To date we’ve had the […]

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