Susan Okeeffe, Opinion /

David Davis exposes vacuum at heart of Brexit talks

David Davis exposes vacuum at heart of Brexit talks

Brexit Secretary's performance pulled the plug on any residual confidence there might have been in the British approach and strategy for the future

Brexiteers' vitriol on Ireland a sign of despair and confusion

Brexiteers' vitriol on Ireland a sign of despair and confusion

The anger and criticism directed at Ireland is indicative of the complete lack of reassurance or solidity surrounding the British establishment as 'Border Monday' looms

'Shameful' block on asylum seekers working set to end

'Shameful' block on asylum seekers working set to end

The road to this result has been too slow; let’s hope that the necessary parliamentary support for Charlie Flanagan's proposed change is not further delayed by the ever present queue of legislation

Climate change report punches a hole in Irish image

Climate change report punches a hole in Irish image

The very heart of who we are has never been tapped and called upon in this climate debate, so that we could stand up together and protect what we have left

Susan O'Keeffe: Obesity is an epidemic

Susan O'Keeffe: Obesity is an epidemic

We can't be surprised by the latest shocking figures from the Department of Health

North's traditional tribes mirror Europe's nationalist politics

North's traditional tribes mirror Europe's nationalist politics

Northern Secretary James Brokenshire faces long days and nights ahead of November 6 deadline

Budget rigmarole swallows up sugar tax questions

Budget rigmarole swallows up sugar tax questions

The Government has made no suggestion that the money raised by the new tax will be ring-fenced for children’s health or education

'May needed a barnstormer; instead, she limped home'

'May needed a barnstormer; instead, she limped home'

The temporary back-patting at the end of May’s speech means nothing, and the main players are already assessing the damage

'Older people forgotten in housing debate'

'Older people forgotten in housing debate'

Housing targets for older people bear no relation to reality of ageing population, writes Susan O'Keeffe

Susan O'Keeffe: 'Faux outrage at Garda scandals'

Susan O'Keeffe: 'Faux outrage at Garda scandals'

We do not do accountability, and the fake breath test story is the utter and complete proof of this malaise, writes Susan O'Keeffe