Whichever Democrat gets their name on the ballot needs to understand that nothing achieved so far by their party comes close to being enough to fight the Trump factor and win
There may have been a task force and there may have been recommendations, but the HSE has still managed to drive up the number of patients on trolleys in emergency departments around the country
Much of what has passed for debate would be better off being physically shredded and piled on a bonfire or, preferably, sent to a very distant, dark cyber cloud for permanent and never-ending storage
This week the United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change made the most daring and most profound declaration in its history
Now that new Garda Commissioner Drew Harris has seen the detail of the Commission’s effort, he will know that the magic centenary date of 2022 – the suggested date for implementation - is way too close for comfort
Let’s be practical: romantic Irish notions of cailíns at the crossroads, donkeys in every field and a post office in every village do not exist, because we no longer live our lives in this way
Why is it that the highest office in the land can produce such an unseemly response, a kind of sensationalism that would barely be appropriate for a beauty contest, let alone Uachtarán na hÉireann?