Mary Regan

Mary Regan

Mary Regan: Change good as a rest for our TDs?

Mary Regan: Change good as a rest for our TDs?

Maybe a fresh start will be just what the Irish political system needs

The new Northern Secretary’s name means nothing to Martin McGuinness

The new Northern Secretary’s name means nothing to Martin McGuinness

But James Brokenshire could play a big role when it comes to Brexit and the border

Latest gaffe exposes Enda Kenny’s vulnerable flank

Latest gaffe exposes Enda Kenny’s vulnerable flank

A tumultuous week has seen Fine Gael TDs sharpening their knives

Mary Regan: The programme for government makes only an indirect reference to abortion

Mary Regan: The programme for government makes only an indirect reference to abortion

But the issue could destabilise an already fragile partnership

Mary Regan: Cameron hoist by his own petard

Mary Regan: Cameron hoist by his own petard

How did the British prime minister not see the scale of his gamble?

Paying the ultimate price for democracy

Paying the ultimate price for democracy

Politicians won’t be cutting the close ties they have with their constituents

Government running out of wriggle room on abortion issue

Government running out of wriggle room on abortion issue

UN’s latest intervention adds to pressure to change Irish abortion laws

North inner city needs funding, not walkabouts

North inner city needs funding, not walkabouts

Dublin’s north inner city funding was cut by 38 per cent between 2008 and 2014

Mary Regan: Pledge of ‘new era’ in justice will now be put to the test

Mary Regan: Pledge of ‘new era’ in justice will now be put to the test

The whistleblower controversy may destabilise the government if answers are not forthcoming from the Garda Commissioner

O'Higgins Report: The scandal that just won’t go away

O'Higgins Report: The scandal that just won’t go away

More than two years after it erupted, Gardagate continues to be a thorn in Kenny’s side

Mary Regan: Kenny moves the succession goal posts

Mary Regan: Kenny moves the succession goal posts

Taoiseach shuffles pack of potential young gun pretenders to his throne

Irish Water omnishambles puts Kenny back in power

Irish Water omnishambles puts Kenny back in power

The cack-handed attempt to introduce water charges was an abysmal failure of political leadership

Damned if they do, damned if they don’t

Damned if they do, damned if they don’t

Minority government holds risks for both Fianna Fáil and Fine Gael

They are Soldiers of Destiny with good reason

They are Soldiers of Destiny with good reason

Martin’s no slouch when it comes to carving a pathway back to power

Mutual dislike may result in another quick election

Mutual dislike may result in another quick election

Attempts to bring the two main parties together seem only to have deepened the enmity