Taoiseach-elect Brian Cowen will have to deal with issues that differ hugely from the ones that Bertie Ahern faced.
Forty years ago, one of the worst civilian massacres in modern military history took place in Vietnam, to the eternal shame of those involved and the people who tried to cover it up.
We must take heed of the inevitable excess of underage drinking on St Patrick’s Day.
Even veteran Paisley watchers in the North agree that the denouement approaches. As his son Ian Junior limps away, following problems with his millionaire developer friends, and the prospects of a Paisley dynasty disappear, the DUP vultures are begin
Obsessing about speed cameras means we’re not focusing on driver error, which is the main factor in road fatalities.
Binge drinking is a product of our modern consumer society that is obsessed with popular culture.
There is increasing concern in rural Ireland about the Green agenda in government, particularly among the equestrian and country sports communities.
In some ways, it has been the longest political honeymoon in post-colonial African politics, but, more than a decade after the democratic triumph of the Africa National Congress (ANC) and its leader, Nelson Mandela, the storm clouds are beginning to
In October 2006, the then justice minister and Progressive Democrats leader Michael McDowell gave a speech in Malahide, Co Dublin. It was the beginning of the early run-up to the general election due some six months later and McDowell was seeking to
It should be jobs and not lives that are at stake.
Gesture politics on SUV emissions, but only silence on phone rip-offs. Never mind the planet - can the Greens save themselves?