Lucinda Creighton

Lucinda Creighton

A genuine pillar of Europe

A genuine pillar of Europe

Angela Merkel saved the euro, but her moral response to the migrant crisis was both her Achilles heel and arguably the biggest act of bravery in her political career

FG’s 40-year role in EPP was vital to Brexit deal

FG’s 40-year role in EPP was vital to Brexit deal

Though not well known here, the European People’s Party reaches across all the EU member states and beyond, and is influential in key institutional positions

Bankers must be held to account

Bankers must be held to account

If we don't improve our enforcement regime for white-collar crime, we risk falling victim to further financial woe

Ex-public servants need to cool off

Ex-public servants need to cool off

Departing civil servants must have a cooling-off period before being allowed to take up similar posts in the private sector

If RebootIreland clicks with you, then join us

If RebootIreland clicks with you, then join us

Last Friday I, along with Eddie Hobbs, a small business owner, and John Leahy, an independent cou...

A manifesto for the independents

A manifesto for the independents

Independents are traditionally seen as acting on the fringes of government. But they can govern from the middle too, writes Lucinda Creighton.

What good are laws if no one will enforce them?

What good are laws if no one will enforce them?

The single largest problem in combatting white-collar crime in Ireland has virtually nothing to do with our laws, and everything to do with enforcement.

Moment Ripe for New Dawn

Moment Ripe for New Dawn

Politicians in Ireland constantly speak of the ''educated'' and ''sophisticated'' electorate, but I have come to the conclusion that the majority don't believe it.