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

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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...

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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...

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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

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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

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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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