Archive for May 27, 2007
Ein Volk, ein Reich, ein Taoiseach! Fianna Fáil have now won six general elections in a row. In the quarter century from 1987-2012, they will have been in power for 90% of the time. Fine Gael last won a general election in 1982, and will soon be seeking their first win in thirty years. It’s no wonder the national anthem begins with the words We are Fianna Fáil. >>> (more…)
By coincidence, Ireland’s 2007 Eurovision entry – They Can’t Stop the Spring by John Waters – has nearly the same title and chorus as Can’t Stop the Spring by the Flaming Lips, which was recorded twenty years ago.