February 5, 2023

I’ve just had enough and I’m leaving this country

May 29, 2011 eblaney

MANY times in my youth, while arguing with my late father Neil T Blaney about ineffectual government, he always maintained, much to my confusion at the time, that every government is truly representative of the society and the electorate which put them there.

That being the case, maybe it’s time for each of us to take a long, hard look at ourselves and ask what contribution we have made? What will we do differently and what personal commitment will we make towards building Ireland Version 2.0?

There is nothing that can overrule the will of the people, if they go to the trouble of making it known. The problem as I see it is that most of the people in this country simply want to leave it to somebody else to solve their problems. [Read More]

Time to upgrade to Ireland, Version 2.0.

May 27, 2011 eblaney

As a nation we need to consider whether or not the Ireland which our forefathers envisaged after independence, has outlived its usefulness. Not long after independence of the 26 counties had been achieved, the enormity of the task of building a Nation from scratch dawned on the then and subsequent governments.

Effectively, we had nothing. Nothing perhaps, except the determination to succeed and to build a nation of which all of it people, both at home and abroad, could all be proud. There were many many courageous, dedicated and capable women and men down through the years, who turned what was effectively a bog field, into a modern thriving economy and society. [Read More]

The Money Merry Go Round

May 1, 2011 eblaney

According to the International Monetary Fund’s latest report, practically every developed economy is in debt. So everyone is in debt to someone else which is exactly the way the financial wizards of this world want [Read More]