Vincent Boland: Billionaires must engage with us if a more equal society is to be achieved
Allowing our super-rich to go under the radar ensures that the wealth gap in Ireland is just as entrenched as in other parts of the world
Sometimes, you have to wonder whether being a billionaire is really worth the hassle. Amid a noisy global debate about wealth, poverty and inequality, some of the world’s richest people are starting to bolster their defences.
Warren Buffett, one of their number, believes he and his fellow billionaires should pay more tax. Some very wealthy Americans, including the philanthropist George Soros and Chris Hughes, a co-founder of Facebook, are openly campaigning for higher...
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Colin Murphy: Ireland was abusing its unwed mothers even before there was Church and state collusion
Twentieth-century Ireland was one of the most repressive sexual cultures in the world. Much of that is on the Catholic Church, but not all of it
Off Message: Flighty influencers have gone too far this time
Celebrities heading to far-flung sunny destinations while the rest of us are restricted to 5km is not a good look. So why do they do it?
Elaine Byrne: We need to stop being afraid to say what really happened to these girls
When we talk about mother and baby homes, we keep on finding ways to avoid saying certain words and that needs to change