An administration strong on function and less reliant on commissions might actually manage to fix the crises in health, housing and education
Stephen Kinsella: DUP are hard-liners on almost every issue of interest to either the Republic or the North
The government they support may not show the necessary care towards their neighbours in the South. We are now in serious trouble. And then you have Brexit . . .
There are lots of review bodies, working groups and commissions. But Ireland doesn’t need any more plans – if we found a way to build houses out of old plans, we’d have the problem sorted already’
Private sector workers have a right to be enraged when a public sector worker, just by dint of a job choice, enjoys a stream of lifetime benefits
In the wake of Britain's snap election, Ireland's ability to adjust in the face of uncertainty like this is probably our greatest asset
Dodgy housing data. Gardaí self-breathalysing. Leprechauns in national accounts. So can we trust the government’s growth rates and the fiscal space?
Pay cuts, more taxpayers’ money or examinership – one of these things has to happen
The reality about Brexit must take precedence over the current dubious narrative
We should compete for business, but be honourable about it