John Walsh: An ‘extreme right-wing government’ here? Sinn Féin’s claim doesn’t stand up to scrutiny

The Irish tax system is the most progressive in the European Union, housing policy is failing through ineptitude rather than lack of money aimed at it and being pro-business generates the wealth necessary to meet spending commitments

Government Buildings: over the past decade, Ireland has also introduced some of the most socially progressive legislation in the world. Picture: Getty