The problem is we all know the Church plays a very long game, and sticks, religiously, to its beliefs, writes Alison O’ConnorMore
You are cleaning your teeth with plastic. You can literally feel it on your tongue, writes Alison O’Connor.More
Unlike the Convention on the Constitution that preceded it there were no politicians appointed to the Citizen’s Assembly, writes Alison O’Connor
We’re punch-drunk from scandals, especially those surrounding An Garda Síochána, writes Alison O’Connor.More
The leadership contest has effectively been going on for over a year, points out Alison O’Connor.
Our streets host fabulous parades by day, but scenes of vomiting, urinating, and fighting by night, writes Alison O’Connor.More
As a woman listening, it was so wounding to realise what little value your country has in you, writes Alison O’Connor.
They’ve been chosen to give a ‘range’ of the experiences which can be undergone by women, rather than an absolute balance of pro and anti abortion, writes Alison O’Connor.
A result where holy Catholic Ireland has elected a gay prime minister would make international news, writes Alison O’Connor.More
Enda Kenny’s approach has been to treat the whistleblower as if he had the equivalent of a political plague, writes Alison O’Connor.
CUMH was ‘an exemplar of how maternity services should not work and how they don’t work well’, writes Alison O’ConnorMore
The 99 citizens who represent us all at the Citizens’ Assembly gather once again in Malahide in Co Dublin this weekend.More