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Ex Post Facto with Róisín Burke

Ex Post Facto with Róisín Burke

Central Bank staff gag lifted for inquiry

Central Bank staff gag lifted for inquiry

The future of the Irish Stock Exchange

The future of the Irish Stock Exchange

For the Irish Stock Exchange, keeping abreast of change is critical, writes Barry J Whyte

FG down four points, neck and neck with SF in new poll

FG down four points, neck and neck with SF in new poll

Fine Gael floundering           in a sea of Irish Water

Fine Gael floundering in a sea of Irish Water

Falls in support over the past two months have left Fine Gael with its lowest share of the first preference vote in ten years

Things  fall apart:  can  the centre  hold?

Things fall apart: can the centre hold?

The coalition can win back lost ground, but there is no more room for political own goals

Voters have lost faith in coalition but don’t trust the alternative

Voters have lost faith in coalition but don’t trust the alternative

The smartest guys in the room. Really?

The smartest guys in the room. Really?

Special advisers to ministers need credibility and authority. Recent policy debacles suggest Ireland could be doing a lot better in this regard

Can rowbacks stem the tide of protest?

Can rowbacks stem the tide of protest?

There were ten policy U-turns last week as the government bids to get out of hot water

The right balance

The right balance

The coalition must reconnect

The coalition must reconnect

Pat Rabbitte: if current trends continue, we’ll be back to the early-1980s lunacy of three general elections in 18 months

It’s time to break the silence

It’s time to break the silence

A redress scheme has opened for symphysiotomy survivors. But it is accountability, not cash, that is needed to heal the wounds

Turning  on  the  tap  of  protest

Turning on the tap of protest

The anti-austerity, anti-water charges campaign is highly coordinated and structured and is tapping into a profound apathy within the political establishment

We need an election, but you know why we won’t have one

We need an election, but you know why we won’t have one

This hugely incompetent administration, which has lost the respect of the people, will limp on for the next 18 months in the desperate hope that something will turn up

No enhanced medical cards for industrial school victims

No enhanced medical cards for industrial school victims