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#dynasties

# dynasties - Tuesday 20 November, 2018

BBC nature team defends decision to intervene and save mother and baby emperor penguins Dynasties This post contains videos

BBC nature team defends decision to intervene and save mother and baby emperor penguins

The decision broke a principle of nature film-making to observe but not interfere.

# dynasties - Sunday 12 May, 2013

Column: Are political families healthy for democracy?

Name recognition surely benefits politically candidacy both here and abroad, but it shouldn’t just be the Kennys, McEntees or the Clintons that are getting involved in the politics of shaping nations – we all should be, writes Larry Donnelly.

# dynasties - Friday 23 December, 2011

Column: Why is Ireland addicted to the political dynasty?

Ireland has a long and weighty tradition of political families – so why do we keep voting for the same people? Johnny Fallon explains…

# dynasties - Monday 28 February, 2011

Fianna Fáil wipe out marks the end of political dynasties

Well known Fianna Fáil names like Haughey, Hanafin, Coughlan, Andrews and McEllistrim are no longer in the Dáil.