What do we say now to the Arab world? How can we now claim the moral high ground that we occupied after 9/11 when we lectured the Muslim world about its extremists and their methods?
The Barr Report, despite its thousands of words and its millions of euro, has failed to answer the fundamental question asked of it: did gardai have an alternative course of action open to them other than shooting John Carthy dead at Abbeylara some s
Last Friday a hoax bomb alert saw unprecedented chaos at Dublin Airport.
In August 1969, in the aftermath of the Apprentice Boys march in Derry, widespread civil disorder blazed across the North. In Belfast, the situation rapidly escalated into crisis proportions as loyalist mobs began invading nationalist areas in the we
Top political prize of the week must go to the Department of the Environment in Northern Ireland. It has managed to find a policy decision which has brought the DUP and Sinn Fe¤ in together in solidarity and unified opposition.
In the mid-1960s, the Harold Macmillan Conservative government in Britain suddenly collapsed in the aftermath of the Profumo/Christine Keeler sex scandal.
It has been fascinating to watch the ‘‘new age’’, as opposed to ‘‘stone age’’, DUP tip-toe politely around the funeral of Michael McIlveen.
Saturday, May 6, was probably the most important day for Fine Gael since the last election.
Bertie Ahern and Tony Blair must have the patience of Job. As the political Rubik’s cube that is the attempt to turn the North into a power-sharing democracy continues to revolve unsolved (entering a ninth year since the Good Friday Agreement), the w