Michael McDowell

Michael McDowell

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

McDowell: 'Trump is not a natural ally of Irish interests'

McDowell: 'Trump is not a natural ally of Irish interests'

We are being cast adrift on very turbulent seas, writes Michael McDowell

A craving for instant feedback has created a commentariat with little regard for truth

A craving for instant feedback has created a commentariat with little regard for truth

The media’s desire for instant gratification is encouraging the development of a vicious online mentality

A disquieting axis hundred years on from the Russian Revolution

A disquieting axis hundred years on from the Russian Revolution

Vladimir Putin and Donald Trump are forming an unlikely axis of global power

The time has come to speak a little ‘truth to power’ to Samantha Power

The time has come to speak a little ‘truth to power’ to Samantha Power

The US deluded itself and quite a large portion of the western media

Michael McDowell: Adams bounces along in our post-factual world while the Stack family suffers

Michael McDowell: Adams bounces along in our post-factual world while the Stack family suffers

There is a parallel universe in which Gerry, a pioneer of a the 'post-factual' world, lives

My prediction that Brexit would be used to attempt a federalist constitutionalist putsch has come true

My prediction that Brexit would be used to attempt a federalist constitutionalist putsch has come true

Most Europeans, including myself, wish the EU to be a partnership of independent sovereign states

The West has done its damage in Syria. Now is the time for atonement

The West has done its damage in Syria. Now is the time for atonement

As Aleppo perishes, the West carries on propping up dangerous feudal autocracies and unleashing forces far worse than Assad

A government in office but not in power attracts disastrous outcomes

A government in office but not in power attracts disastrous outcomes

In this dangerous, unpredictable world of Trump and Brexit, must we heap the timbers around our own stake?

For many, wealth simply evaporates in the heat of the new world order, and Trump capitalised

For many, wealth simply evaporates in the heat of the new world order, and Trump capitalised

Long before Trump, tens of millions of people saw themselves as casualities of economic globalisation