Set out to break down barriers. Not the trendy ones, but the really insurmountable barriers, says Fergus Finlay.More
It’s going to be like the football premiership, with managers on a permanent merry-go-round, writes Fergus Finlay
And all because a few good men and women wanted to do the impossible for a worthy cause, writes Fergus Finlay.More
Even those with no voice can eventually find justice when a republic does its duty, writes Fergus Finlay.More
In some ways, the controversy over the ownership of the new maternity hospital is the most bizarre I’ve ever come across. And the reason is simple. We don’t know enough about it to make a judgement. In fact, we don’t know anything.More
There isn’t a greater instance of abuse than that robbed children of their mothers or mothers of their children, writes Fergus Finlay.More
There were about 50,000 people in broken marriages 25 years ago, and there are 100,000 divorced people a quarter of a century later, writes Fergus Finlay.
Donald Trump is just about 10 weeks in office, and already a major newspaper has effectively announced that he must be removed, writes Fergus FinlayMore
Remove the element of accountability, and the bureaucracy always wins. And when unaccountable bureaucracy wins, citizens lose, writes Fergus Finlay
If he tries for a long goodbye, or even no goodbye at all, he puts himself at the mercy of the next crisis, writes Fergus FinlayMore
We need a truth commission to enable survivors to tell their stories, in whatever way they want to, writes Fergus Finlay.More
Grace; the babies of Tuam; the children, in their thousands, sent to industrial schools. Not one of them had anyone to watch over them, writes Fergus Finlay.
There may be a few moves in Enda yet — a tango with Angela, a cha-cha-cha with the entire
European Council, writes Fergus Finlay