TOM O'DEA LOOKS AT THE CHANGES IN TELEVISION COVERAGE OF CURRENT AFFAIRS SINCE THE NEW GOVERNMENT CAME TO POWER
The CATHOLIC Standard, once the triumphant bulwark of the Irish Catholic Church against the corrupting liberalism of the popular media, is in distress.
THE COVER UP of the fingerprint scandal goes on relentlessly.
THE COUNTRY has been on a massive drinking rampage since the return of the Fianna Fail Government to power in early summer. The sales of alcohol have rocketted by 15% in the three months from June to September over the same period last year, and the expectations in the drink trade are that this Christmas will see the most massive drinking spree in our history.
The Church's cheap labour; Workers against Wage Restraint and Charles Haughey
Restaurants by Ulick O'Connor, Traditional Music by Ciaran MacMathuna, Pubs by Anthony Cronin, andTheatre by Conor Cruise O'Brien
'But imports continue to be a threat and the option to find alternative markets by exporting isn't a realistic one for all footwear firms.' By MARIANNE HERON
The Fitzwilton experiment contributed nothing to the Irish economy but earned for its three promoters, Tony O'Reilly, Vincent Ferguson and Nicholas Leonard, £1. 4 million in capital gains alone in return for an initial investment of a mere £75,000.
By JAMES PRUFROCK
"Your Irishman is not an investor. He's a punter." By Giles Merrit
In a special opinion poll conducted for Magill a huge majority in the 26 counties expressed themselves in favour of the re-broadcasting of BBC I on a second channel rather than RTE 2. By TOM O'DEA