Colin Murphy

Colin Murphy

Articles by Colin Murphy

A grim chapter

A grim chapter

The relentless downgrading of prison libraries is both ill-advised and counterproductive.

The message behind school uniforms is: conform'

The message behind school uniforms is: conform'

It was a week of tears in our house: tears over doughnuts on the way to school.

Theatre of the absurd

Theatre of the absurd

The Bord Gáis Energy Theatre is one of the genuine fruits of the boom.

It's time that dissenting voices were listened to

It's time that dissenting voices were listened to

A small exhibition in Dublin this week tells a big story that we need to hear.

How debt always trumps democracy

How debt always trumps democracy

From Newfoundland to Ireland, small nations have found where the priorities of great powers lie.

Anglo Crisis: No rigour or even dissent displayed

Anglo Crisis: No rigour or even dissent displayed

The Anglo tapes are as much about what didn't happen in September 2008 as what did, writes Colin Murphy.