The View from The Ditch: What Ireland got in return for supporting the US war machine.
The Ditch editors
The tactic is simple: find whatever grey area, whatever piece of doubt you can, and embrace it. Here’s how it works.
We take a look at Katherine Zappone's €400-a-day retreats, as well as Noel Rock's journey from lobbied to lobbyist.
In a 2012 blog post titled If Johnny Adair had a nuclear weapon, Fine Gael councillor Ted Leddy fantasised about a loyalist coup leading to former UDA paramilitary Johnny Adair being installed as “the new dictator of Northern Ireland”.
Ahead of her new and specially created two-year UN role, Katherine Zappone in early June put her Dublin home up for sale.