Tue, 27 Oct, 2015
The Lemass style of leadership was to encourage his ministers to be proactive. Unlike de Valera, he never managed to lead Fianna Fáil to an overall majority but, unlike some of his successors, he refused to bargain with any independents to support his nomination for Taoiseach
Sat, 27 Jun, 2009
THE indignant rant of Pierce Martin (Letters, January 12) in response to my letter of January 5 (‘Intellectual giant who turned into a political pygmy’) clearly shows that even three generations into partition, and all the horrors that have flowed from that seismic event, there are still some among us who resent the removal of British colonialism from Ireland.
Mon, 26 Jan, 2009
There were aspects of the recent agricultural deals for which the Government negotiators should be congratulated. Ireland will receive €14 billion from the European Union’s budget over the next seven years, despite being one of the wealthiest member states.
Tue, 20 Dec, 2005
THE family of a pilot of an Aer Lingus plane blamed for a crash near Birmingham airport 50 years ago maintains he is the victim of a miscarriage of justice, despite the results of a fresh inquiry which held him responsible for the accident.
Tue, 08 Apr, 2003