Fianna Fail have been given a chance to reinvent itself
No religion should try to override those rights
The economic consequences could be double-edged
Outcome will decided by the strength of prejudice, rather than the rationality of political arguments
Preserving political duopoly has been FG and FF’s highest imperative
Hope springs eternal
We have little or no real debate in this country about the kind of Europe we want the EU to become
FF's cute-hoor mindset and FG's support of Enda Kenny could seal our fate
"Political bigotry and the ‘narcissism of small differences’ are keeping Fianna Fáil and Fine Gael apart"
Pity the poor independent TDs who have devoted 100 hours to talks with parties whose leaders could not spare each other a half hour
The people have given your parties the means to act. Why treat them like fools?
A number of myths have distorted the truth about the Rising. It’s time to dispel them and honour our patriots
The centenary of the Easter Rising is surrounded by myth, moral ambiguity, historical revisionism...
McDowell: Those of us who believe in democracy cannot sit silently as American discourse is hijacked by Trump
That Trump could be a serious contender for the US presidency is deeply disturbing
Fairly or unfairly, he had a car crash election; fairly or unfairly, he is damaged goods.
But they would be equally mad to govern alone