“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 →
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.
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 →
It emerged during last week that our newly appointed Agriculture Minister served a three-month driving ban in 2016 after being found by Gardaí to be drink-driving in the aftermath of an All-Ireland football final. To non-Irish readers it should be … Continue reading →