In early 2011, a freshly-minted Taoiseach had the goodwill of the people, a huge Dáil majority and a vision. But old politics crept back in
The men who would be taoiseach: but what is driving these political rivals, and what kind of a leader would each man make?
The difficult part is the work that needs to be done between now and a referendum, writes Mary Regan
Everyone is asking why the nuns want to run a maternity hospital. But perhaps the real question should be, why would the state want to allow them?
The government arrangement may be nearing its end – and when it gets there, Fianna Fáil could have more to fear than Fine Gael
Going nowhere fast, meeting every crisis with stasis, the dysfunctional Dáil is as much use as a robot bride
The government’s big promises of reform in the Garda Síochána have proved a failure, and now it is supporting the very culture it sought to change
If the commissioner goes, she could bring the Justice Minister with her, writes Mary Regan
McGuinness’s presidential bid helped to purge the poison of its history from the Sinn Féin of today
All five of its TDs are drawing down an annual €37,000 “independents’ allowance”