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Elaine Byrne: Shiny rock star politics

Elaine Byrne: Shiny rock star politics

The naked hypocrisy of Mr Stepaside Garda Station Shane Ross

Why are Ireland's immigration controls are a total farce?

Why are Ireland's immigration controls are a total farce?

The gardaí do not know how often terrorist Rachid Redouane entered or left Ireland, how long he stayed or even when he actually lived here

‘Sometimes it’s better if she ends up in the hospital’

‘Sometimes it’s better if she ends up in the hospital’

Mechanisms for assisting the victims of domestic violence are so ineffective that gardaí are often forced to ‘get imaginative’ to bring abusers to justice

The rank outsiders taking their fields

The rank outsiders taking their fields

New Bank of Ireland chief, Francesca McDonagh, is the latest in a line of high-ranking figures bringing expertise to Irish corporate life from outside the system. The Garda should take note

Elaine Byrne: Actions, not words, matter, Commissioner

Elaine Byrne: Actions, not words, matter, Commissioner

Culture has become a predominant talking point for Garda leaders - but nothing has changed

State of Grace: we all need to get angry and stay angry

State of Grace: we all need to get angry and stay angry

€10 million hasn’t bought accountability over Grace, and no one has been prosecuted

AIB fine shows banks have not learned lessons of the past

AIB fine shows banks have not learned lessons of the past

Why is it that Irish banks continue to breach financial regulations in speculator style?

Warring ASTI must find courage to face reality

Warring ASTI must find courage to face reality

Higher pay for teachers, or more schools? It doesn’t take a genius to work it out

Ostrichitis in full effect in the force

Ostrichitis in full effect in the force

The AGSI conference in Killarney was a classic. Faced with a major crisis in public confidence, they commissioned a poll

Elaine Byrne: These Garda scandals are straight out of Kafka

Elaine Byrne: These Garda scandals are straight out of Kafka

The story of the Garda Síochána and the government response to scandal echoes the bureacratic nightmare of Joseph K

Elaine Bynre: Why is Ireland addicted to tribunals?

Elaine Bynre: Why is Ireland addicted to tribunals?

Vast numbers of recommendations from varying tribunals over two decades have produced only legislative inconsistencies

Australians remember forgotten Irish girls: Why can’t we?

Australians remember forgotten Irish girls: Why can’t we?

At a Sydney museum, the lives of 4,114 Irish children are memorialised. We must do the same for other lost children and the Magdalenes

Ditch the reports and act on cases like Grace

Ditch the reports and act on cases like Grace

One year on, the accounts of a whistleblower into abuse allegations against an intellectually disabled girl are still utterly shocking

Elaine Byrne: We knew about the Tuam babies scandal

Elaine Byrne: We knew about the Tuam babies scandal

When we rebury these babies, can we paint their cots with flowers?

Cardinal’s failure was not in isolation

Cardinal’s failure was not in isolation

Eulogies for a cleric who was ‘ill-suited’ to deal with abuse crisis ignore underlying problems