The DUP’s Jeffrey Donaldson has called on the Irish courts and the Irish government to facilitate any extradition request for controversial former priest Patrick Ryan who confessed his involvement with the Brighton bombing on a BBC programme which is to be broadcast on Tuesday night.
Tue, 24 Sep, 2019
There are myriad examples of how that vague, mercurial entity “the market” has not delivered on the promise of the better future its champions assured us was inevitable once we placed our faith in investors and entrepreneurs.
Fri, 10 May, 2019
Taoiseach Charles Haughey told British prime minister Margaret Thatcher that the Irish government was ‘constantly ballyragged’ by the British and received ‘no credit’ for the work they had been doing, writes
Fri, 28 Dec, 2018
Leo Varadkar has hit his first major stumbling block in the Fine Gael leadership race after a key policy — banning strike action by emergency services after a Labour Court recommendation is issued — was lambasted by unions and opposition parties.
Tue, 23 May, 2017
WHEN, after a decade or so of risky, tortuous negotiations, the Good Friday Peace Agreement was signed in April 1998, Bill Clinton had been president of America for five years, Tony Blair had been in Downing Street for just over a year and Bertie Ahern was approaching the first anniversary of his election as taoiseach.
Mon, 06 Mar, 2017