There are many good reasons for the state to rebuff Willie Walsh and not sell its 25.1 per cent stake in Aer Lingus to his IAG group. The airline, after all, is not just a company but a vital cog in the national infrastructure. It is a strong, profit
We know certain truths. We know that members of the Quinn family swore misleading affidavits, generated bogus payments, falsified documents and acquired offshore companies in an effort to keep control of a €500 million international property portfoli
Selfless rebels had real vision
Sinn Féin has shown us time and again that it just can’t be trusted, because the party will say anything to get ahead
Serious questions regarding the Referendum Act are currently being considered by the Supreme Court. Surely it is folly to put more questions to the people before a judgment is issued
St James’s Church is a forgotten Dublin treasure. Millions of people have passed it on their way to the famous Guinness Storehouse but few have stopped to look at it.
Smoking tobacco is the biggest preventable cause of death in our society. It costs lives. About 5,200 die from cancer-related illness every year. It also costs money: both in lost productivity and through costly treatment for smoking-induced cancers.
It is difficult to shift perceptions. At least three times in recent months I have read pieces in the newspapers about the public service that reflect more our history than today’s reality.