The Examiner this morning quotes an Infectious diseases consultant, Dr Clíona Ní Cheallaigh, as recommending that, “Pubs and restaurants should not open while levels of community transmission of Covid-19 remain high.” On the face of it you’d say that’s par … Continue reading →
About John Mallon
A sixty something male, happily settled with two adult brats and my rock of common sense. I've worked at lots of jobs, done lots of things, had many experiences hairy and otherwise and have met some really interesting people in my life as well as a fair share of pricks too. I have witnessed change, some of it just for the sake of it and I hope this blog will communicate the "how it was" as well as the "how it might all turn out." I am a libertarian, mildly catholic, strongly christian and I like to practice what I preach. I hope you enjoy my observations and some of them serve you well in your life.
“Providing Gardaí with the power to shut pubs for up to a month will help pave the way to reopen all bars the Justice Minister Helen McEntee has said.” The bold Helen is, of course, referring to the new sweeping … Continue reading →
So yesterday the Government announced that our pubs cannot open and in fact may not be allowed to open again this year. Michael’s announcement was worded carefully as he made sure we all understand that this had nothing to do … Continue reading →
Growing up in this free democratic Western society during the seventies, I have an abiding memory of the fairness of the media. Most of the important issues of the day were reported in an even-handed manner by giving both sides … Continue reading →