Fine Gael should be responsible and stay out of government
The party needs to provide a responsible opposition while regrouping, rebuilding and redefining its political purpose
The collapse in vote share for the two main political parties is unsettling for the many centrist voters across Ireland who voted for them, but also for those who felt they could not.
The predicament for Fianna Fáil is clear. It is the party that led Ireland into an IMF bailout programme ten years ago and many people are only now emerging from personal economic catastrophe. Some of them are still disinclined to forgive....
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Nadine O’Regan: The Gates announce divorce and we’re utterly gobsmacked
They’re not like other fabulously wealthy couples: Billy is nerdy, Melinda is prim and they both more or less run the world together while aglow in their reputation for philanthropy. So we found ourselves scrabbling to figure out why they say they can no longer ‘grow together as a couple’
Emer McLysaght: My pandemic purchases, part 786,423: roller skates
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Emer McLysaght: Getting down and dirty with outdoor living
It’s all great outdoors until the ground gets too hard, the bins start overflowing and the loos are nowhere to be found
Nadine O’Regan: How we learned to languish
The pandemic has exposed the myth we’ve been telling ourselves for years – that we would all be superhuman if it wasn’t for our incredibly busy lives. Instead, a tendency towards languishing is the dominant condition of 2021