Michael McDowell

Michael McDowell

Michael McDowell: OCI debacle shows the sporting body badly needs reform

Michael McDowell: OCI debacle shows the sporting body badly needs reform

Events proves organisation should be nobody’s personal fiefdom

Looking increasingly deranged, Donald Trump just can’t conceal his nastiness and tackiness

Looking increasingly deranged, Donald Trump just can’t conceal his nastiness and tackiness

The Republican candidate is beginning to look increasingly deranged

The Citizens’ Assembly is the FG-led government elaborately buying time

The Citizens’ Assembly is the FG-led government elaborately buying time

Regretfully, I consider the Citizens’ Assembly to be a phoney piece of window-dressing

Extreme forms of Islam backed by oil-rich Gulf states are incompatible with our society

Extreme forms of Islam backed by oil-rich Gulf states are incompatible with our society

The vast majority of Muslims are good, law-abiding people

Michael McDowell: There is no sudden, post-Brexit clamour for unification in the North

Michael McDowell: There is no sudden, post-Brexit clamour for unification in the North

Trust and respect are the basic building blocks of partnership on this island

Michael McDowell: It will take a crowbar to get Enda out of office

Michael McDowell: It will take a crowbar to get Enda out of office

But his Fine Gael pretenders are only carrying feather duster

Britain’s leadership vacuum and Europe’s vindictiveness make a bad situation worse

Britain’s leadership vacuum and Europe’s vindictiveness make a bad situation worse

For Ireland, Brexit involves huge complications and implications

Michael McDowell: Britain’s departure from the EU seems a fait accompli

Michael McDowell: Britain’s departure from the EU seems a fait accompli

But it still might yet be averted

Michael McDowell: Years of political and economic uncertainty lie ahead

Michael McDowell: Years of political and economic uncertainty lie ahead

For now, Ireland needs Britain to get a good market access and trade deal

Jo Cox's brutal killing may well swing the Brexit vote

Jo Cox's brutal killing may well swing the Brexit vote

We must always be thankful for good people like Jo Cox.

The ‘Remain’ campaign struggles to counter Little Britain's immigration fears

The ‘Remain’ campaign struggles to counter Little Britain's immigration fears

We are all watching in suspense from the stands

The ‘new politics’ has put the government on thin ice

The ‘new politics’ has put the government on thin ice

Fianna Fail have been given a chance to reinvent itself

Michael McDowell: The Irish Constitution guarantees civil freedom to all its citizens

Michael McDowell: The Irish Constitution guarantees civil freedom to all its citizens

No religion should try to override those rights

Michael McDowell: If a Brexit comes to pass, the break-up will be mutual, negotiated and gradual

Michael McDowell: If a Brexit comes to pass, the break-up will be mutual, negotiated and gradual

The economic consequences could be double-edged

Michael McDowell: We have reason to be scared of a Brexit result

Michael McDowell: We have reason to be scared of a Brexit result

Outcome will decided by the strength of prejudice, rather than the rationality of political arguments