All Opinions My Own

All Opinions My Own

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...

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

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...

The Tuam Babies: two years on, hard questions remain

As archaeologists excavate the Tuam Mother and Baby Home site where 796 children are believed to be buried, questions remain unanswered, writes Donal O'Keeffe. Last...

And Now For Something Completely Horrible

Terry Jones' place in the history of comedy and popular culture has been secure for fifty years or more, but his brilliance - and...

If there’s such a thing as bad publicity, this sexist Moose...

Is there such a thing as bad publicity? In the age of social media, was Oscar Wilde right about the only thing worse than...

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