Michael McDowell

Michael McDowell

Michael McDowell: Theresa May has condemned the North to a political no-man’s land

Michael McDowell: Theresa May has condemned the North to a political no-man’s land

The British Prime Minister's decision to hold a snap election shows almost complete contempt for the political situation in Northern Ireland

The peace process was largely military capitulation disguised as political transformation

The peace process was largely military capitulation disguised as political transformation

The deep penetration by British intelligence of the IRA is remarkable by any standard

Nothing can be allowed to stand in the way of peace in the North – not cash for ash, or even who shot whom

Nothing can be allowed to stand in the way of peace in the North – not cash for ash, or even who shot whom

For Ireland’s sake, let’s all get a sense of perspective and get on with the real issues

After Brexit, we need to decide what kind of Europe we want

After Brexit, we need to decide what kind of Europe we want

We need a realistic and honest national debate about the future direction of the bloc

Real reconciliation with the orange in our tricolour must mean more than just indifference

Real reconciliation with the orange in our tricolour must mean more than just indifference

Regarding the legacy of Martin McGuinness, the old Latin maxim ‘De mortuis, nil nisi bonum’ is wise counsel for the present

Brexit may not deliver a united Ireland soon, but it's a challenge that should unite us all

Brexit may not deliver a united Ireland soon, but it's a challenge that should unite us all

With Brexit looming, neither the North or South is being served well by their elected leaders

Michael McDowell: The Church condemns only itself

Michael McDowell: The Church condemns only itself

The Catholic church holds fast to the moral authoritarianism which denounced and interned unmarried mothers

Michael McDowell: Ireland can't afford generous tax treatments for the wealthy

Michael McDowell: Ireland can't afford generous tax treatments for the wealthy

When you see life-saving surgery denied over cost, tax residency for sale is a gamble Ireland can ill afford

It's Simon Coveney who has the political wind in his sails

It's Simon Coveney who has the political wind in his sails

One way or another, an ebb-tide has set in for Leo

Mark Zuckerberg’s hymn of praise to Facebook is striking in its simplicity, and yet worrying in its shallowness

Mark Zuckerberg’s hymn of praise to Facebook is striking in its simplicity, and yet worrying in its shallowness

What are we, poor mortals, to make of the latest 'Book of Revelation', this latter day gospel of Mark?

Plans to rush a flawed prostitution bill through the new Seanad are scandalous

Plans to rush a flawed prostitution bill through the new Seanad are scandalous

A prostitute’s customer will suddenly become the criminal, while the prostitute is free to roam the streets

Trump’s jump into the US political pool threatens tsunamis in Europe

Trump’s jump into the US political pool threatens tsunamis in Europe

Trump is dangerously polarising politics across the globe

Trump is a self-absorbed bully, remaking the United States in his own image

Trump is a self-absorbed bully, remaking the United States in his own image

Why are we all struck dumb as Trump’s psychopathy is elevated to the status of US policy?

Arthur Cox partner offers remarkable magnum opus

Arthur Cox partner offers remarkable magnum opus

The Law of Companies (Fourth Edition), By Dr Thomas B Courtney, Partner Arthur Cox Solicitors

McDowell: We need to be proactive in Brexit negotiations

McDowell: We need to be proactive in Brexit negotiations

If Ireland doesn't stand up at the Brexit negotiating table, it risks being handed a bad deal