Mary Regan

Mary Regan

Varadkar tightlipped on salary of new communications guru

Varadkar tightlipped on salary of new communications guru

Marketing expert John Concannon has been appointed by the government to lead a new Strategic Communications Unit

In a crisis, Varadkar’s response is more PR

In a crisis, Varadkar’s response is more PR

As the ongoing problems with homelessness, health and housing spill further out of control, the Taoiseach is busy burnishing his own brand at no little expense

OCI board did not approve Hickey deal with Rio ticket seller

OCI board did not approve Hickey deal with Rio ticket seller

Legal costs to hit €1 million says OCI vice-president, Ross told holding back money will hurt Irish sport

Athletes are left with few answers to what happened in Rio

Athletes are left with few answers to what happened in Rio

Probe sparks questions about why it took Brazilian authorities to highlight problems in OCI

Why Ross’s Rio inquiry was doomed from the beginning

Why Ross’s Rio inquiry was doomed from the beginning

Report to come out six months late with no findings of wrongdoing; refusal of parties to participate was a ‘major handicap’

Calls for clarity on O’Sullivan Europol job rumours

Calls for clarity on O’Sullivan Europol job rumours

The Labour Party has said reports and rumours about her candidacy are 'unhelpful'

Taoiseach finally takes Brexit bull by the horns

Taoiseach finally takes Brexit bull by the horns

Leo Varadkar's speech on Friday took a stronger line than his predecessor

Mary Regan: Giving a voice to the people

Mary Regan: Giving a voice to the people

Vincent Browne╩╝s inclusion of people from different backgrounds on his programme made current affairs television a much more democratic place

Cowen tries to rewrite his role in the crash

Cowen tries to rewrite his role in the crash

The former taoiseach broke cover last week with a rare public appearance, but plenty of people don’t want to see him back just yet

'It's important for all women - not just RTE stars - that the gender pay gap is addressed'

'It's important for all women - not just RTE stars - that the gender pay gap is addressed'

Despite strong words, there is little to suggest the government is doing enough to address this inequality, writes Mary Regan

Lessons of recent history could sink Nóirín O’Sullivan

Lessons of recent history could sink Nóirín O’Sullivan

Garda controversies overshadowed Enda Kenny’s time as taoiseach, and could do the same to Leo Varadkar

Will PAC criticism make any difference to O'Sullivan's position?

Will PAC criticism make any difference to O'Sullivan's position?

PAC report is damaging for the Commissioner - but the government could take advantage of perceived bias

Garda Commissioner's evidence "not accurate, not acceptable", says PAC

Garda Commissioner's evidence "not accurate, not acceptable", says PAC

PAC strongly critical of Garda Commissioner over delays in informing justice minister and the comptroller and auditor general when concerns first arose

Mary Regan: 'Time for new Taoiseach to define what he stands for'

Mary Regan: 'Time for new Taoiseach to define what he stands for'

Leo Varadkar is displaying an inexplicable reluctance to tie himself to any political position

Templemore auditor claims access denied to garda bank accounts

Templemore auditor claims access denied to garda bank accounts

In a letter to PAC Niall Kelly alleges he has not seen "all accounts required for auditing"