'There are times when you have to stand up for what's right'
Seán Gallagher believes that his case against RTÉ was not about him, but about ensuring that it would never happen to anyone again
Former presidential candidate Seán Gallagher could not be contacted last Tuesday morning when RTÉ decided to finally settle his six-year battle with the national broadcaster. Gallagher was watching his son Bobby play the role of a shepherd in a school nativity play in Delgany, Co Wicklow.
It was only when he turned on his phone that he realised RTÉ was going to not only apologise to him but also pay out damages....
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Susan O’Keeffe: The state is still failing mother and baby homes victims
Instead of doubling its efforts to make up for past sins, the state is doubling down to avoid the practical consequences of those acts of cruelty and degradation against thousands of babies
Comment: Taking data as certain can lead to dangerous decisions
As economists and policymakers increasingly rely on data-based machine-learning and AI systems, we must be clear about its limitations
James O’Connor: Ireland could turn a higher rate of corporate tax into a win-win
The global tax regime is changing and we face losing out significantly if we do not consider a new approach to our competitiveness
Michael Brennan: Acid test of Greens’ peace deal will be what happens in Dublin Bay South
Hazel Chu insists there is ‘no squabble’ with Eamon Ryan, the Green Party leader, but time and the next general election will tell