Post Editors

Post Editors

Yes, but not with much enthusiasm

Yes, but not with much enthusiasm

The campaign for the children's referendum has been pretty dispiriting, marked by a lack of any real debate or engagement between the two sides.

A troubling attitude to the rule of law

A troubling attitude to the rule of law

It is hard not to feel some sympathy for Seán Quinn, a grandfather sent to prison for Christmas, while acknowledging that he is largely the author of his own misfortune.

Can we not even discuss Croke Park?

Can we not even discuss Croke Park?

The view of this newspaper on the Croke Park agreement has been stated fairly clearly in the past.

Jobs boost a start, but more needed

Jobs boost a start, but more needed

The job announcements by Kerry Group and Paddy Power were a big boost to the country last week - and one that was badly needed, with few enough other positive economic indicators.

Openness is needed on budget plans

Openness is needed on budget plans

The way the government is trying to manage the emergence of news about the forthcoming budget may be good politics, but it is bad economics.

Reilly's primary care centres mess

Reilly's primary care centres mess

James Reilly has spent almost three weeks trying to defuse a crisis that surfaced when it emerged he added two sites in his own constituency to a list of primary care centres.

Quinn's reforms are a welcome start

Quinn's reforms are a welcome start

Ruairí Quinn chooses to believe what reliable international indicators say about Irish educational standards rather than the conventional wisdom of the educational establishment.

The real problem is lack of health reform

The real problem is lack of health reform

The leadership of the country's massively expensive health service is a mess.

Yet again EU states drag their heels

Yet again EU states drag their heels

When is a deal not a deal? When, it would appear, it is written at 4am during a meeting of EU leaders.

Government bottled it on allowances

Government bottled it on allowances

In last week's paper, we argued that the Croke Park agreement was not delivering and needed to be scrapped. The past week bore out our position.

Sick pay proposal will cost jobs

Sick pay proposal will cost jobs

In the midst of a jobs crisis, the government should not do anything to add further unwarranted burdens to the costs of doing business here.

Croke Park deal must be redrawn

Croke Park deal must be redrawn

There is a complete lack of reality surrounding much of the recent debate on the Croke Park agreement.

Finally, a few good weeks for Europe

Finally, a few good weeks for Europe

At long last, there have been a good few weeks for Europe.

Reilly fiasco a bad sign for the future

Reilly fiasco a bad sign for the future

The fiasco surrounding the health cuts announced and then partially retracted is deeply worrying.

ECB is moving in the right direction

ECB is moving in the right direction

There is no doubt that, under Mario Draghi, the European Central Bank (ECB) has come a long way.