Wed, 20 May, 2020
It's a crazy world. On Sunday, I followed the reports of the G7 Summit. All these leaders of the Western world were avoiding saying anything that would annoy US President Donald Trump, while struggling with the notion that this is a man who, for any reason at all, could shatter years, even decades, of carefully constructed agreements and institutions.
Tue, 27 Aug, 2019
We watch on as Aleppo, the third oldest city in the world, is blown into oblivion while our Dail chamber argues over who should get credit for an extra fiver on the pension. It makes you wonder what sort of world we live in, writes.
Tue, 11 Oct, 2016
MARGARET McLOUGHLIN was born with three things. Down syndrome; a serious untreatable heart condition; and a huge, infectious, and empathetic personality. She wasn’t expected to live. But live she did, to the fullest extent that was possible.
Tue, 01 Jul, 2014
Congratulations to RTÉ’s Morning Ireland, which today celebrates 25 years on the air. It is a great achievement for any radio show to last that long, but in this case it is a phenomenal triumph because it has established itself as an important and vibrant source of news for a great many people.
Thu, 05 Nov, 2009