The proposed sell-off of 14,000 home loans could tempt Micheál Martin to bring down the government - but as the main legacy issue of the crash, the case would not withstand the scrutiny of any election campaign
Comment, Opinion /
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
Donohoe has said that the Irish Strategic Investment Fund is to be reassessed. What’s next for this curious beast?
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
There’s nothing to stop Leo Varadkar moving to tackle the rot at the heart of the Garda leadership
Fianna Fáil knows all about stroke politics, but it went too far in its attack on the former attorney general
If reports from Brussels are factual, then all the assurances given by our government over our red lines on the border were simply hot air. We badly miscalculated during David Cameron’s renegotiations, so let us not do so again
Theresa May seems determined to wrench defeat from the jaws of victory
The lifespan of the new government will be determined by the relationship Varadkar manages to establish with Fianna Fáil
Throughout Europe, workers in essential services are limited in the strike measures they can take. It remains to be seen if Varadkar has the courage to follow through on his proposals for their Irish equivalents