In our Centenary, 3,000 years of Irish history mulched for potting...

Last year, Taoiseach Enda Kenny claimed that ISIS wants to destroy Newgrange and the Rock of Cashel. Given Ireland’s lack of regard for its...

The Audacity of MOPE: Self-pity and naked opportunism at the heart...

The contrived controversy about Gerry Adams failing to get into the White House Saint Patrick’s Day celebrations highlights the self-pity and naked opportunism at...

Saint Patrick might have brought the light of learning to Ireland...

Today we celebrate the feast-day of our national patron, Saint Patrick.As we do every year, let’s go through the motions of pretending to think...

Grand Coalition

The 32nd Dáil meets for the first time this Thursday and – a fortnight after the election - it seems impossible to discern the...

All politics is local

All politics is local, the late Tip O’Neill reputedly said. That’s especially true in a country as small as Ireland.Local concerns often influence the...

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