The Last Post: Retailers facing catastrophe may need go-ahead for 24-hour shopping
The chances of a large-scale December economic reopening are not great unless the government is brave enough to face down the public health advice
Watching the counting of votes in the extraordinary US election, and observing the Dáil rows over Leo Varadkar’s behaviour in supplying confidential information to a friend, has provided useful distraction to many of us over the last week.
How great it was not to be talking about Covid-19 for once, to be able to pay so little attention to the continuing lack of success in the crucial EU-UK trade talks, and...
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The Last Post: Buying back Aer Lingus might not actually be a flight of fancy
It would cost us dearly, but our tourist industry and international connectivity may depend on the state repurchasing the national airline
Matt Cooper: Falling house of cards could take this government with it
The housing crisis hasn’t gone away, you know. It was only a matter of time until the fund-warped development model came back to bite those currently in power
Haughey and Johnson: two peas in a pod of flawed political leaders
Boris Johnson has, and Charles Haughey had, a fondness for living off other people’s money. And both men are proof of Samuel Johnson’s assertion that patriotism is the last refuge of the scoundrel
The Last Post: Klopp and Dalglish know the value of football goes way beyond money
The responses of Liverpool’s manager and one of its legends to the appalling assault on Irish fan Seán Cox show they understand the meaning of a club’s heritage. All that might have been lost had the European Super League succeeded