Thu, 14 Jan, 2016
After eight years, €64bn in bailout money, dozens of banking inquiry witnesses, and one hugely controversial blanket guarantee, former taoiseach Brian Cowen will finally give his side of the story on what caused the economic crisis.
Thu, 02 Jul, 2015
THE appalling vista for Fine Gael is that the ultimate outcome of the debacle involving Alan Shatter, Martin Callinan and An Garda Síochána will be that it allows Sinn Féin to make its most significant, strategic electoral gains yet in the Republic. Compared to the rise of Sinn Féin, the reputational decline of Shatter is small stuff.
Wed, 02 Apr, 2014
THE Taoiseach’s response to the horrific findings of the Ryan report encapsulated many of the characteristics that have left him in so much trouble with voters — it was belated, ill-thought out and proved once again he is unable to read the public mood.
Sat, 30 May, 2009