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
There aren’t enough social workers, and sometimes that means that children aren’t reached quickly enough, says Fergus Finlay.
Dear Sergeant McCabe...More
Arlene Foster and Michelle O’Neill give off the signs of being able to work together, writes Fergus Finlay.More
Fergus Finlay writes an open letter the Taoiseach.More
The one thing you can be certain of is that the rich will get richer on his watch, writes Fergus Finlay.
His name might not be on the Good Friday Agreement, but all who were there know his mark, writes Fergus FinlayMore
Primary care centres need to become the place of first resort. They need to be open seven days a week, writes Fergus FinlayMore
We have to find ways to speak up, to band together and to assert that we will not let democracy wither, writes Fergus FinlayMore