Michael McDowell

Michael McDowell

Middle East will not convert to democracy

Middle East will not convert to democracy

We must rid ourselves of the arrogant delusion that the West can impose its values across the Arab world

The government has no will to restrict media ownership

The government has no will to restrict media ownership

There are no constitutional barriers to restricting media ownership. The coalition simply doesn’t want to

Ownership of  media matters for democracy

Ownership of media matters for democracy

Unless laws on media ownership apply to existing companies, they are pointless

A historic watershed for our country

A historic watershed for our country

The Catholic Church must now leave behind its traditional obsession with sexual matters

Kenny must come out fighting for a Yes vote

Kenny must come out fighting for a Yes vote

The opinion polls do not tally with the experience of campaigners on the door steps: a No vote would be a political disaster for the Taoiseach

Bruce is simply wrong on same-sex marriage

Bruce is simply wrong on same-sex marriage

Recently, I received a note from Bruce Arnold attaching the latest version of his ‘private stud...