There will be little sympathy for former IFA General Secretary Pat Smith, who received a well-buttered exit, says Gerard Howlin.More
Nobody can be neutral in the face of merciless terror or injustice, says Fergus Finlay. You help, in whatever way you canMore
I’D LIKE to tell you how a terrorist organisation impacted on one man’s ability to have a shower. But first, a word about their name. Given that Islamic State is neither Islamic nor a state, it’s probably time to refer to them as Daesh, a name coined by someone in the Syrian resistance.More
AS SOON As I’d bought the ticket, I knew it was pointless.More
Gay Byrne picked the most argumentative leftwingers, some of them fresh from student activism, to serve as researchers on the ‘Late, Late Show’. Terry Prone says he helped shape Ireland.More
HOME alone, well past midnight.
I am half asleep in bed when my mobile phone vibrates. I fumble around in the bedding.
Neither of the two options being suggested by the director of elections for the party’s future is particularly viable, says Shaun Connolly.More
Pat Carey has been denied his entitlement to due process, writes Michael CliffordMore
Ask them what their view is on the gender pay gap in Ireland, which has widened from 12.6% to 14.4%, writes Alison O’Connor
The capitulation of the Government to the legal profession displays again how vested interests can hold others to ransom, writes Michael CliffordMore
Where would we be now if British prime ministers had conflated Irishness with terrorism, asks Victoria WhiteMore
We have values and civic structures which much of the rest of the world wish to emulate, writes Gerard HowlinMore