Elaine Byrne, Opinion /

Make culprits pay

Make culprits pay

Fines for corporate wrongdoing don’t work. Punishing individual actions will

Elaine Byrne: Government must not block access to justice

Elaine Byrne: Government must not block access to justice

Centuries old law is obstacle to equality in our legal system

Inquiry took away our comfort blanket

Inquiry took away our comfort blanket

The guarantee was planned in advance, the ECB intimidated us, but really we had only ourselves to blame

Elaine Byrne: Why can’t the new parties make the breakthrough?

Elaine Byrne: Why can’t the new parties make the breakthrough?

Elaine Byrne: Bankers omit ‘irrelevant’ details

Elaine Byrne: Bankers omit ‘irrelevant’ details

So what else did they fail to tell the banking inquiry?

Fennelly shears the Taoiseach of moral authority

Fennelly shears the Taoiseach of moral authority

Sinn Féin’s audience is deaf to official Ireland

Sinn Féin’s audience is deaf to official Ireland

Why doctors should be more like soldiers

Why doctors should be more like soldiers

The serious investment that goes into training medical students deserves to be repaid to the state

We have too many charities

We have too many charities

Many charities duplicate each other’s work, reducing their effectiveness

Elaine Byrne: What is Michael D Higgins’s presidency for?

Elaine Byrne: What is Michael D Higgins’s presidency for?

Compared to his two predecessors, there appears to be little purpose Michael D's appointment

Why Kenny is like Mayo’s footballers

Why Kenny is like Mayo’s footballers

Let’s hear it for the good-time guys

Let’s hear it for the good-time guys

Last week’s evidence to the banking inquiry proved one thing. Brian Cowen and Charlie McCreevy need to take off their rose-tinted glasses

Facts don’t figure in stats jungle

Facts don’t figure in stats jungle

Berkeley’s open response shames our instinct for secrecy

Berkeley’s open response shames our instinct for secrecy

Tentative independents not always of one mind

Tentative independents not always of one mind

While they have much in common, economics may prove a stumbling block for the proposed new party