IRISH EXAMINER VIEW

Tribalism is leading us to instability - Fianna Fáil in conference

WHEN he was asked about leadership options in Fianna Fáil late last year, the venerable Willie O’Dea declared: “And I say this with the greatest respect to my colleagues — I respect each and every one of them — I look around the [parliamentary party] table in my mind’s eye, and I don’t see the messiah and when I look in the mirror I don’t see him either.”

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Flogging an capall marbh? - Promoting Irish in public service

THE Irish Language Commissioner Rónán Ó Domhnaill’s disappointment with Government efforts to promote Irish across the public service may be justified, but it is unlikely his concern is shared by too many people. 

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Flogging an capall marbh? - Promoting Irish in public service

THE Irish Language Commissioner Rónán Ó Domhnaill’s disappointment with Government efforts to promote Irish across the public service may be justified, but it is unlikely his concern is shared by too many people. 

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A real option - Apprenticeships

AN unprecedented proportion of students now attend third- level institutions and this is, by and large, a very good thing. 

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