The Taoiseach’s brand remains strong, but Fianna Fáil’s ‘spin over substance’ jibe shows he’ll have to prove his Republic of Opportunity has some meaning in people’s lives
Every taoiseach must walk a tightrope when it comes to mixing sport and politics
The public will soon begin to demand fewer meaningless announcements and more substance from the new Taoiseach
Varadkar’s trip to his ancestral home will be helpful for market access there too, writes Michael Brennan
If the initial results are anything to go by, JobPath is worth sticking with
Brian Cowen doesn’t want to be held responsible for the crash, but history shows that he went along with all the worst excesses of Bertie Ahern’s reign
Despite his insistence, the prospect of being the only FF leader not to lead the country may make SF support a necessity
Despite strong words, there is little to suggest the government is doing enough to address this inequality, writes Mary Regan
Donohoe has said that the Irish Strategic Investment Fund is to be reassessed. What’s next for this curious beast?
With polls showing little sign of a Leo Leap, the new Taoiseach will have to hit the ground running when the Dáil returns from its summer break
The government has suggested regional development is a priority. Let’s hope it goes further than its predecessor's lip service when it came to balanced development outside the capital
Michael McDowell: 'A cowardly government will select a new Chief Justice through a squalid little beauty parade'
This move is a grubby capitulation to the ill-informed obsession of Shane Ross
Leo Varadkar is displaying an inexplicable reluctance to tie himself to any political position