It might be July but there is plenty of news being generated and plenty for the boys to chat about. This week the 2Gs have a look at events surrounding the Board of the FAI, a recent survey in relation to An Garda Siochana, more change at the HSE, back to school costs, Ryanair’s 737-Max … More G2 Summit with the 2Gs – George Lee and Ger Sweeney 22nd July 2019
As we look back on the news of the past week in Ireland the lads chat about Ireland’s economic outlook, the new Aireon Alert System, what the Government calls the “Ugly Truths of Brexit” Northern Ireland around the 12th and the loss of two great characters – the Barrister and campaigner Noel Whelan and legendary … More The G2 Summit with the 2Gs – George Lee and Ger Sweeney
It is most likely fair to say that Ireland is sad this morning with the news of the death of Entertainer Brendan Grace. Brendan lived between the United States and Ireland. When he was in Ireland he lived in Killaloe, Co. Clare. Brendan played his last “home gig” in Ennis in early January 2019 and … More A Legend Passes -R.I.P Brendan Grace
Some of the best golfers from home and abroad will very soon be in the beautiful North Clare coastal resort of Lahinch for the 2019 Dubai Duty Free Irish Open. This year’s host is the McGinley Foundation, headed by golfer and former Ryder Cup Captain Paul McGinley. As with all parts of Ireland when there … More Lahinch and Co. Clare all set for Dubai Duty Free Irish Open
While the G20 summit is happening in Japan the 2Gs, George Lee and Ger Sweeney, are doing their usual tongue-in-cheek look at the news that had us chatting in Ireland over the past week. This week’s edition is pigeon free but the killing of over 6,000 greyhounds is discussed, as it the RTE €13 million … More The G2 Summit with the 2Gs 29th June 2019
This week was a relatively slow week news-wise in Ireland BUT the stories that did emerge certainly had plenty of meat on their bones. Among the stories George and Ger cover the climate change proposals released by the Irish Government on Monday, the Majella Moynihan story that gathered huge traction, the versdict in the Ana … More The G2 Summit with the 2Gs – George Lee and Ger Sweeney
There are Bloomsday celebations taking place all over the world today, the day that is featured in James Joyces’ Ulysses. Although published in its entirity in 1922 the novel is set on 16th June 1904. That is the date that Joyce first met Nora Barnacle, whom he would eventually marry. Considered to be one of … More Bloomsday on the Costa del Sol – Sun, Sand, Sea and Dressing Gowns!!
Firstly apologies for the occasional bad conection on this week’s tongue-in-cheek look at the past week’s Irish news stories. This week George and Ger discuss the row between Ireland and Scotland over Rockall, Diageo’s decision to cut its sponsorship of London Irish rugby club, the new US Ambassador to Ireland, the DUP’s Jeffrey Donaldson’s remarks … More This Week’s G2 Summit with George Lee and Ger Sweeney
There is no gold star for guessing that the first item on this week’s agenda is president Donald Trump’s visit to Ireland. George Lee and Ger Sweeney take a tongue-in-cheek look at the stories of interest in Ireland over the past week. The D-Day celebrations, cocaine use, level crossings, gas emissions, Katie Taylor, and people … More This week’s G2 Summit with the 2Gs. George and Ger chat about the week that was.
This week the 2Gs are chatting about a few stories that were covered last week but they just haven’t gone away – The Elections and ongoing count, Maria Bailey and THAT interview with Sean O’Rourke and of course the wondering continues about whether we will have four by-elections or a general election in the coming … More George Lee in Conversation with Ger Sweeney about the Irish Stories of the past week – The 2Gs