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# gary-murphy - Thursday 6 February, 2020

The Explainer Live: How does Ireland get the politicians it has?
# Podcast
# Podcast

The Explainer Live: How does Ireland get the politicians it has?

Updated Feb 6th 2020, 6:54 PM 11,925 Views 49 Comments

For our first live recording of The Explainer, guests Lise Hand, Gary Murphy and Adrian Kavanagh chatted to Sinéad O’Carroll.

# gary-murphy - Wednesday 19 April, 2017

What does a UK election mean for Ireland? It could be good news you know...
# Fingers Crossed
# Fingers Crossed

What does a UK election mean for Ireland? It could be good news you know...

Apr 19th 2017, 12:05 AM 26,440 Views 26 Comments

… from a Brexit point of view at least. But could it bring about a border poll?

# gary-murphy - Friday 30 August, 2013

"Recreating a second Dáil does the country no favours" - Regina Doherty
# Seanad Referendum
# Seanad Referendum

"Recreating a second Dáil does the country no favours" - Regina Doherty

Aug 30th 2013, 10:33 AM 4,879 Views 68 Comments

The chairman of the Democracy Matters campaign campaign was challenged to “name one significant thing the Seanad has done”, but argued that he is not defending the current system.

# gary-murphy - Monday 19 August, 2013

Fine Gael: There’s no ‘secret report’ which convinced Taoiseach to abolish Seanad
# Seanad Referendum
# Seanad Referendum

Fine Gael: There’s no ‘secret report’ which convinced Taoiseach to abolish Seanad

Aug 19th 2013, 3:30 PM 6,067 Views 41 Comments

The party has said the proposal to abolish the Seanad came from a New Politics document published in March 2010, six months after Enda Kenny first called for the chamber to be scrapped.

# gary-murphy - Sunday 14 July, 2013

Column: Lucinda Creighton and Tom Barry – the story of two political Irelands
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Lucinda Creighton and Tom Barry – the story of two political Irelands

Jul 14th 2013, 8:15 AM 113 Views 39 Comments

Two Fine Gael TDs were in the spotlight this week but for completely different reasons, writes Gary Murphy, who says we need to decide what type of politics we want.

# gary-murphy - Thursday 2 February, 2012

Harrington: 'If somebody wants Rory to be as Irish as he can be, he better declare for GB'
# 2016 Olympics
From The42
# 2016 Olympics

Harrington: 'If somebody wants Rory to be as Irish as he can be, he better declare for GB'

Feb 2nd 2012, 11:43 AM 10,994 Views 49 Comments

Padraig Harrington believes that Rory McIlroy’s Olympic dilemma is, in fact, a “complete no brainer”.

# gary-murphy - Thursday 17 November, 2011

USI denies 'collusion' with Gardaí to stop 'Occupy University' protest
# Fees
# Fees

USI denies 'collusion' with Gardaí to stop 'Occupy University' protest

Nov 17th 2011, 9:02 AM 4,132 Views 40 Comments

A student group affiliated to the Occupy movement claims USI and Gardaí combined to stop them from joining yesterday’s rally.

# gary-murphy - Wednesday 16 November, 2011

Thousands of students expected to march against fees
# Students
# Students

Thousands of students expected to march against fees

Nov 16th 2011, 8:00 AM 2,020 Views 16 Comments

A march is to take place in Dublin today where students and families will descend on Government buildings to protest against the possible re-introduction of third-level fees.

# gary-murphy - Saturday 15 October, 2011

Irish drop back as Cabrera-Bello takes charge
# Birdie Time
From The42
# Birdie Time

Irish drop back as Cabrera-Bello takes charge

Oct 15th 2011, 6:44 PM 101 Views 0 Comments

Rafael Cabrera-Bello was in sizzling form at the Portugal Masters on Saturday with Shane Lowry best of the Irish.

# gary-murphy - Friday 14 October, 2011

Irish duo surge into contention in Portugal
# Shootout
From The42
# Shootout

Irish duo surge into contention in Portugal

Oct 14th 2011, 6:06 PM 128 Views 0 Comments

Former Irish Open champ Shane Lowry carded a flawless 66 to climb to within four shots of Simon Khan’s second round lead, a position he shares with compatriot Peter Lawrie.

# gary-murphy - Wednesday 21 September, 2011

Column: ‘I can’t keep on waiting for things to get better’
# Read Me
# Read Me

Column: ‘I can’t keep on waiting for things to get better’

Sep 21st 2011, 7:30 AM 31 Views 35 Comments

Roofer Garry Murphy, 53, is planning to take his family and join the earthquake reconstruction effort in New Zealand. Here he explains why.

# gary-murphy - Wednesday 27 July, 2011

Who can seal a home win at the Irish Open?
# Home Thoughts
From The42
# Home Thoughts

Who can seal a home win at the Irish Open?

Jul 27th 2011, 1:07 PM 350 Views 1 Comment

The Irish Open gets underway tomorrow at Killarney. From major champions to European Tour veterans, meet the hopes for a home victory.