Susan Okeeffe, Opinion /

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