Obama is right. If everything is true and nothing is true,...

If we live in a multiple-choice reality where objective truth and personal opinion are afforded equal weight, we are in very serious trouble indeed,...

It’s Christmas and Dr King was right: Darkness cannot drive out...

Wouldn't you get heart-sick of Christmas all the same? writes Donal O'Keeffe.This Christmas seems to have been going on now forever. It was certainly well-underway...

This might just save your daughter’s life

If you have a young daughter, you need to watch RTÉ's Prime Time report on the HPV vaccine, writes Donal O'Keeffe. It might just...

Once again RTÉ’s beancounters take an axe to what could be...

"I don't think anybody in RTÉ really cares about children or what children want," Bosco tells Donal O'Keeffe.One of my earliest memories is of...

I’m a big Michael D fan but I’m not sure now...

The failure by President Higgins - a lifelong human rights champion - to mention former Cuban dictator Fidel Castro's human rights abuses is deeply...

Enda helped give Ireland marriage equality, but his pal Mike Pence...

Ireland is fortunate to have the ear of the White House, but it might be nice if - once in a Blue Moon -...

Trumpworld isn’t the only place where voters can be racist and...

It's a horrible feeling.A sick dread in the pit of your stomach, a sense of shock and disbelief. Hopelessness too, but more: there's also...

Consent, education and thinking beyond victim-blaming ideas like ‘Asking For It’

Kids should learn about consent, and learn that their bodies are their own, at the same time they learn the alphabet, writes Donal O'Keeffe."I...

An unremarkable tale of everyday Garda professionalism and decency

An unremarkable tale of everyday Garda professionalism and decency shows the good work the best of our guardians of the peace do, writes Donal...

The State already knew about Tuam. Nothing ever changes in Ireland.

The Irish State knew at least four years ago of a historic child-trafficking scheme. In August, Justice Minister Frances Fitzgerald referred the matter to...

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