Monty Python's "Life of Brian" has some really fantastic and very clever bits in it. The script is very clever and hilarious. Now imagine if someone were to mix that in with footage of Boris Johnson in the House of Commons.. .. well you don't have to, someone has done it: … [Read more...] about Boris Johnson vs Monty Python
There are a LOT of Brexit memes being circulated. Some of them are hilarious. This one, however, caught my eye as it appealed to my "inner geek": Love it! :) … [Read more...] about Geeky Brexit Meme
In most European countries there are fairly tight limits around political donations. I couldn't donate more than a couple of hundred Euro to a party or politician even if I wanted to. In the US, however, things are very different and political donations are on a totally different scale, as are the rules that govern them. … [Read more...] about Politics and Money
Friday last Ireland went to the polls. I voted on my way into work, as did several of my staff. Others went during their lunch break or after work. The reports came in from around the country - polling was pretty high, but around 6pm the numbers dropped off instead of rising. Polls closed at 10pm and within a couple of hours there were already the exit polls from The Irish … [Read more...] about Ireland Voted Yes
Back in 2010 I did a quick and dirty review of where Irish political parties were hosting their websites. Back then I was curious since so many of them were talking about "the knowledge economy", yet so few of them actually hosted their own websites in this country. Six years later things have changed. But what has also changed is the privacy regime. While back in 2010 … [Read more...] about General Election 2016: Where Do The Irish Political Parties Host?