The teaming together of two such unlikely partners is a world first in the use of the now rapidly expanding voice-assisted technology
IFA president Joe Healy is still lobbying hard to limit the damage of the Mercosur deal, but he is adamant that Irish farmers are better off in the European Union than out of it. He’s also weighing up a move into party politics
Edward Crawford is known for his philanthropy, but he nailed his political colours to the Republican Party mast long ago and has been a donor to various candidates throughout his life
Its jostling crowd of 20 players may be a mark of equal opportunity within the Democratic Party, but it also speaks to uncertainty and a lack of direction for the real battle against the incumbent
As Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt take to their helicopters and buses to implore the estimated 160,000 members of the Conservative Party for their votes, the Irish and many others will be regarding any further Tory antics with a jaundiced eye
Traditionalists are not fooled by Pope Francis’s suggestion that ordaining some married men is a solution solely for the Amazon region
The protest to ‘save the planet’ is far more challenging than earlier protests, because the protesters are also protesting against themselves, against themselves eating beef or using single-use plastic or flying to a wedding on the other side of the globe
International politics and its public enactment are predicated on protocol, on the scarcely visible lines that nations draw between each other to ensure a systematic polite public behaviour between leaders. The past week has shown us how little interest Trump has in obeying any of these unwritten rules.
The fragmentation of the traditional vote across Europe is not yet in the meltdown zone
We will all need to have our stunt antenna in good working order from now on. They’re not that easy to spot
The harmony and strong relations built between Ireland and the EU in the past five years are abou...