The Catholic church holds fast to the moral authoritarianism which denounced and interned unmarried mothers
When you see life-saving surgery denied over cost, tax residency for sale is a gamble Ireland can ill afford
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
What are we, poor mortals, to make of the latest 'Book of Revelation', this latter day gospel of Mark?
A prostitute’s customer will suddenly become the criminal, while the prostitute is free to roam the streets
Trump is dangerously polarising politics across the globe
Why are we all struck dumb as Trump’s psychopathy is elevated to the status of US policy?
If Ireland doesn't stand up at the Brexit negotiating table, it risks being handed a bad deal
We are being cast adrift on very turbulent seas, writes Michael McDowell
The media’s desire for instant gratification is encouraging the development of a vicious online mentality
Vladimir Putin and Donald Trump are forming an unlikely axis of global power
The US deluded itself and quite a large portion of the western media
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
Most Europeans, including myself, wish the EU to be a partnership of independent sovereign states