Phoenix Miracle or Celtic Phoenix, Paddy never learns any lessons

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If there really is a recovery, Paddy seems determined not to learn any lessons from the greed and stupidity that drove us to the...

Why Olympics tickets controversy cannot tarnish Ireland’s reputation

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I was listening to The News At One on RTE Radio 1 the other day when I heard Fianna Fáil's Timmy Dooley TD tell...

When was the last time a man was asked in a...

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By Donal O’Keeffe Imagine the scene. A rape trial. A young woman says she met a man at a nightclub and they kissed. She says...

Homelessness just the tip of Ireland’s poverty crisis

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Ireland doesn’t just have a homelessness crisis. Ireland has a poverty crisis, writes Donal O’Keeffe Imagine you’re a single person, with no dependents, living in...

Let’s be honest. We couldn’t care less about the homeless

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Since Fine Gael came to power in 2011, homelessness is up 81%. At this stage, we could all save ourselves a lot of energy...

Dear Hillary, when he goes low, go for the jugular

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Ahead of the tonight's final debate in the US presidential campaign, Donal O'Keeffe offers the Democratic candidate some advice. Dear Secretary Clinton, Well, this is...

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“Words matter. Words can hurt. Words can heal. Words can empower. Words can divide.” – Michael D Higgins, in his acceptance speech on Saturday,...

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

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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...

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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...

Last call for the Civil War parties

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Like the portraits of Dev and Michael Collins, Fianna Fáil and Fine Gael may as well hang together, because with Sinn Fein on the...

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