Matt Cooper

Matt Cooper

‘Everybody will have to vote for Hillary to stop Trump’

‘Everybody will have to vote for Hillary to stop Trump’

Moore is unashamedly partisan when it comes to politics, and as much as he castigated George Bush...

Michael Moore: Still angry but not afraid

Michael Moore: Still angry but not afraid

Oscar-winning documentary maker Michael Moore spoke to Matt Cooper

Irish Americans are a mixed bag of nuts, says Moore

Irish Americans are a mixed bag of nuts, says Moore

Moore is scathing about two of the most prominent Fox News presenters on American television –...

Matt Cooper: is the cabinet fit for purpose?

Matt Cooper: is the cabinet fit for purpose?

Enda Kenny’s main criterion for his choice of ministers seems to have been the ability to get through press conferences without saying anything catastrophic

Matt Cooper: A House Of Cards

Matt Cooper: A House Of Cards

Government will collapse under weight of inherent contradictions

Paul Coulson: A journey from glass to brass

Paul Coulson: A journey from glass to brass

Things haven’t always gone so smoothly for the maverick businessman

Matt Cooper: Subsidising rural pub life is only a sticking plaster

Matt Cooper: Subsidising rural pub life is only a sticking plaster

If rural drinking effectively needs to be given special treatment, it says much about us as a society

From the archive: Matt Cooper meets Peter Sutherland

From the archive: Matt Cooper meets Peter Sutherland

Now he faces his greatest challenge: the refugee crisis

Matt Cooper: Another election may be the only answer

Matt Cooper: Another election may be the only answer

Many voters can see that the differences between Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil run far deeper than lazy stereotypes

Matt Cooper: Keep your friends close and your enemies closer

Matt Cooper: Keep your friends close and your enemies closer

If left outside the tent, Fianna Fáil could shower liquid as toxic as Irish Water on Fine Gael

Matt Cooper: FG copied the Tory playbook - and it backfired badly

Matt Cooper: FG copied the Tory playbook - and it backfired badly

Campaign strategy refused to make changes in the closing weeks

Matt Cooper: Complacency and smugness sank Fine Gael

Matt Cooper: Complacency and smugness sank Fine Gael

The blame for Fine Gael’s lacklustre showing lies squarely on the shoulders of the outgoing Taoiseach – and he will be outgoing

Slab Murphy and the lessons of Bertie

Slab Murphy and the lessons of Bertie

Not everyone cares about Sinn Féin’s violent past

Stephen Vernon: Personal guarantees made the system toxic

Stephen Vernon: Personal guarantees made the system toxic

Green Properties boss on the banking inquiry and the mania behind the economic crash

The West Winger

The West Winger

As he sells up, Stephen Vernon believes the ‘opportunity phase’ of the recovery is over