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An Garda Síochána’s most recently available ‘Strategy Statement’ for 2016-2018, readily available online, begins with a summary of its apparent values as an organisation. It outlines service, honesty, accountability, respect,…

Post-Brexit Potatoes: Ireland & the UK

My English flatmate has left another potato in my cupboard. Apparently whenever she sees a loose potato in the kitchen she assumes its mine and puts it in my press. The first time she did it I didn’t make a big deal out of it; I jokingly…