Cathal Mac Coille: SF discovers harsh winds blow across the moral high ground
Sinn Féin’s move against Leo Varadkar over Leakgate led to a vociferous response by Fine Gael
Motions of no confidence in ministers usually follow a predictable course towards a predictable end. Last Tuesday’s Dáil debate on a government counter-motion supporting Leo Varadkar over “Leakgate” was no exception. After two hours of debate that revealed nothing new, TDs backed the Tánaiste by 92 votes to 65.
Fine Gael’s determination to put a particularly sharp edge on its attacks on Sinn Féin was again very evident during...
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Emer McLysaght: That time my friend phoned me from George Clooney’s loo, and other stories
Irish people are very good at being two degrees of separation from almost every famous person on planet Earth
Nadine O’Regan: Mr Potato Head bows to change to make everyone feel welcome
The toy controversy shows that we’re getting better at making our language inclusive, but old attitudes still remain
Susan O’Keeffe: Public wants clarity, not false promises, from government
Stephen Donnelly may be pledging more than he can deliver on vaccines while the new Living with Covid plan is short on detail and has brought more confusion. We deserve better
Paul Johnston: Britain’s priorities for UN Security Council align with Irish interests too
Tackling climate change and Covid-19, and trying to prevent conflicts, are key goals