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So far Karen Coleman has created 12 blog entries.

Macron win won’t alleviate massive voter dissatisfaction

The French presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron did very well last weekend after receiving almost 24% of the vote in the first round of France’s presidential elections. But the far-right [...]

My weekly inspiration

My weekly inspiration this week are the families of the 4 courageous Coast Guard Helicopter crew who lost their lives when Rescue 116 crashed off the Mayo coast last [...]

Will terrorist attacks increase Le Pen vote?

I’m afraid Thursday’s terrorist attack in Paris could lead to an increase in support for France’s far-right presidential candidate Marine Le Pen in Sunday’s first-round of elections. Her recent [...]

Theresa May’s election gamble

This morning I was all ready to write about Turkey’s slide towards an increasing dictatorship following Sunday’s referendum that will give even more power to the Turkish president Recep [...]

My weekly Inspiration

My inspiration this week is Saffiyah Khan the young British woman of Bosnian and Pakistani background who calmly stood up to a bully from the EDL (English Defence League) [...]

A fabulous new theatre for Galway

Today I’m back in my office in Galway after a frenetic four week schedule jetting back and forth from Ireland to various parts of Europe. I love returning home [...]

Politics of ‘demonisation’ creating divided and dangerous world – Amnesty

Amnesty International today released its annual report on the state of human rights across the world. It makes for grim reading and it is a damning indictment of leaders, [...]

Trump and his world of alternative facts by Karen Coleman

Donald Trump has only been in the White House a few days but already his presidency is gearing up to be as belligerent and aggressive as the tone of [...]

Trump’s campaign manager defends her boss

Watch this video of Donald Trump's incoming White House counsellor Kellyanne Conway defending her boss over those allegations from the so-called Russian dossier reports. She's being grilled by NBC's Seth [...]

Interview with Mairead McGuinness MEP on running for EP Presidency

In the following interview I talk with the Fine Gael MEP Mairead McGuinness about her decision to run for the presidency of the European Parliament. The interview took place [...]

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