Opinion

The Eighth Amendment argument is not going Mattie McGrath and Rónán Mullen’s way and they’re throwing the toys out of the pram, writes Donal O’Keeffe. Last week Mattie McGrath TD and Senator Rónán Mullen, took to the Plinth for a...
I heard my local Fine Gael TD, David Stanton, say on RTÉ’s Drivetime recently the single most Fine Gael thing I have ever in my life heard. Stanton is Minister of State for Immigration and Integration. “We encourage people to become...
The first thing I should say is thank you. I wrote here a few weeks ago about being evicted from my home of eleven years, as my landlord is selling off the building. It was a horrible experience, and I...
With Fermoy seemingly united against them, Donal O’Keeffe talks with Philip and Sal Tivy of Perks, as they look to secure planning permission for an amusement arcade on the south side of town. I attended a public meeting last week...
George Hook has an obvious path to redemption. Whether he takes it will prove if his apology is as hollow as it sounds, writes Donal O’Keeffe. “George Hook gives permission to the sexists and victim-blamers,” my friend said. "The underlying...
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 rented accommodation. Let’s say your rent is €150 per week. (You’re unemployed, so you think...
I was struck by an article in The Avondhu by Donal O’Keeffe (30.05.17), ‘If abortion really is murder, why no “pro-life” pickets at ports and airports’. I believe it conveyed a rather poor and misleading impression of pro-life people...
I’ve been a good tenant for eleven years and now I’m about to be homeless, writes Donal O’Keeffe. I’m about to be homeless. I’m not trying to bandwagon what should be – and won’t be because of Fine Gael ideology –...

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