‘Tennessee is so backward it feels almost dystopian’

AS wider America digests the results of its mid-term elections a woman with strong ties to Donegal living in Tennessee says the southern state is “slipping into fascism”. The language of USA politics will mean relatively little to those on this side of the Atlantic – The Democrats have retained control of the Senate after winning a […]

Mary Coughlan : Taoiseach Leo Varadkar is like Trump

  In an interview on RTÉ Raidió na Gaeltachta today, former Tánaiste Mary Coughlan compared Taoiseach Leo Varadkar to Donald Trump, with too much emphasis social media, socks and other trivial matters, and not enough on the big questions for the country. Speaking of Taoiseach Leo Varadkar, Mary Coughlan said: “On a personal level he is […]