Person: Eoghan Harris
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
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The Green Party has insisted that providing for added public transport should take priority over the delivery of major new motorways including the M20 between Cork and Limerick in talks with Fine Gael.
Mon, 02 Mar, 2020
Damned if he does, damned if he doesn’t. The Taoiseach, that is.
Tue, 30 Jul, 2019
Her public persona was charming, but behind the scenes she radiated a cold determination to win, writes
Tue, 13 Mar, 2018
I SAID last week that it’s amazing how events can overshadow an election campaign. Last weekend, of course, it was the arrest of Sinn Féin party leader, Gerry Adams. But this past weekend’s events make you wonder whether we are living in a democracy at all.
Tue, 13 May, 2014
THE politics of the last week reads like a John Le Carre novel.
Tue, 01 Apr, 2014
ON THE TV3 documentary Print And Be Damned, Anne Harris, the Sunday Independent editor, gave her account of the relationship the paper forged with Bertie Ahern prior to the 2007 election.
Wed, 04 Sep, 2013
THE debate about abolishing the Seanad reminds me of the Groucho Marx line: “I don’t care to belong to any club that will have me as a member.”
Fri, 07 Jun, 2013
The audience swilled beer, oblivious to the guests, and the set was a makeshift ‘pub’. It could only be Nighthawks, writes Noel Baker.
Thu, 27 Dec, 2012
I AM INDEBTED to George Hook.
Tue, 16 Oct, 2012
For decades Paul Durcan has mapped our Free State as it descended into Hell. No other poet was so well-prepared for this prolonged and bitter cartography. Thomas McCarthy on his latest collection
Sat, 14 Apr, 2012
TDs and senators disclosed €378,920 worth of political donations last year, with the majority of that going to the two Oireachtas members who ran in the presidential election.
Wed, 04 Apr, 2012
TDs, Senators and MEPs disclosed political donations of just under €400,000 last year.
Tue, 03 Apr, 2012
I HAVE read Fergus Finlay’s column in Tuesday’s Irish Examiner (Nov 22) and I am appalled by his call to stop increments for Public Servants.
Thu, 24 Nov, 2011
ONCE again Sinn Féin has demonstrated its grasp of politics by capturing the presidential campaign with the story of itself.
Wed, 19 Oct, 2011
WHAT possessed the organisers of the Liam Lynch Commemoration to allow Eoghan Harris give the oration?
Fri, 16 Sep, 2011
Former senator Eoghan Harris was spat at by an angry protestor yesterday after he denounced
Mon, 12 Sep, 2011
THE state should avoid “waving the green flag” and “glamourising the gun” when commemorating the centenary of the Easter Rising in 2016, former senator Eoghan Harris has said.
Mon, 12 Sep, 2011
Drama and dirty tricks are par for the course in the battle for the Áras, writes Political Correspondent Mary Regan
Wed, 03 Aug, 2011
WHO would ever have imagined at the time of her election that Mary McAleese would have turned out to be such a superb president?
Fri, 27 May, 2011
IN his review (November 5) of Gerard Murphy’s new book, The Year of Disappearances: Political Killings in Cork, 1921-1922, Eoghan Harris refers to a comment (not a “jibe”) I made several years ago (now quoted in the book) that “there was no ethnic cleansing on the South Mall”.
Wed, 10 Nov, 2010
MY GRANDFATHER, Pat Harris, spoke proudly of marching to Macroom on Easter Monday, 1916, and of being arrested with Terence MacSwiney on August 12, 1920, at a meeting of the officers of Cork No 1 Brigade in Cork’s City Hall. But he never spoke about what the First Cork Brigade did in the two years that followed.
Fri, 05 Nov, 2010
A HISTORY of the Workers’ Party written by Irish Examiner journalist Scott Millar and historian Brian Hanley has won the prestigious Brian Farrell prize for the best political science book published last year.
Mon, 11 Oct, 2010
PUBLIC sector workers will not be targeted for further pay cuts in the forthcoming budget.
Wed, 06 Oct, 2010
ICTU's Public Services Committee says talks will continue this afternoon with Government as planned, and that nothing has been decided yet about public sector cuts.
Thu, 05 Nov, 2009
BRENDAN CAFFERTY must have seen a different programme than the Cork “bloody secret” I saw on RTÉ. He says “it is commendable to see a light being shone into such a dark corner of our history” (Letters, October 8) . That is precisely what was not done.
Fri, 16 Oct, 2009
The most remarkable thing about Chappaquiddick is that Kennedy was 37 years old at the time. This was not some youthful shenanigans gone wrong. Everything about the story — the drinking, philandering, poor judgment and lies — were the man. It was entirely in character
Wed, 02 Sep, 2009
THE very least you would expect of professional politicians is that they would be able to speak for themselves and be capable of forming a coherent thought.
Sat, 04 Apr, 2009
MUCH as I don’t want to admit it, I don’t always play golf brilliantly.
Tue, 10 Feb, 2009
SENATOR Eoghan Harris announced he will take a 10% pay cut following the example of the cabinet. Mr Harris has been a staunch advocate of public sector reform, which he calls the “new national question”.
Wed, 19 Nov, 2008
BERTIE AHERN had lost the public.
Thu, 03 Apr, 2008
HIS name is Harris, Eoghan Harris, and he’s on a one-man mission to put a sexy sizzle into the Seanad.
Thu, 27 Mar, 2008
IT WAS difficult to stomach some of the more generous tributes paid to Ian Paisley early last week after he announced his impending retirement, but the balance had certainly been restored by last weekend.
Thu, 13 Mar, 2008
SENIOR RTÉ managers have admitted unease that the Late Late Show allowed columnist Eoghan Harris to glorify Taoiseach Bertie Ahern a week before last year’s general election.
Thu, 28 Feb, 2008
TAOISEACH Bertie Ahern and his cabinet will agree to defer their massive pay increases in the coming weeks, an informed source indicated last night.
Mon, 10 Dec, 2007
IN his desperate attempts to defend Bertie Ahern, Senator Eoghan Harris berates the Mahon Tribunal for taking so long and costing so much.
Sat, 08 Dec, 2007
NIALL GINTY (Letters, November 19) and Eoghan Harris (Sunday Independent, November 11) both commented on my letter to you (November 9).
Mon, 03 Dec, 2007
DIGGING up atrocity stories from Ireland’s past for the purpose of discrediting nationalism is an underhand method of making a political point, all the more so when done through the medium of an seemingly objective television programme.
Mon, 12 Nov, 2007
DR Pat Muldowney’s letter (October 29) on RTÉ’s Hidden History programme (October 23) was valuable at the time and has become of even greater importance subsequently.
Fri, 09 Nov, 2007
A TIDAL wave of atrocity stories has resulted from the RTÉ Hidden History programme (October 23) on the 1921 execution of the Pearson brothers in Co Offaly.
Mon, 29 Oct, 2007
SENATOR Eoghan Harris last night urged the North’s two unionist parties to merge and help stop Sinn Féin’s electoral successes on north and south of the Border.
Sat, 29 Sep, 2007
WITH the eyes of history upon them, the peace process entered yet another historic phase.
Fri, 14 Sep, 2007
IT is sad that many Unionists see Irish language legislation for the North solely as a Sinn Féin project.
Fri, 31 Aug, 2007
WHEN reporting on the appointment of Eoghan Harris to the Seanad to replace Maurice Hayes as the sole non-Fianna Fáil member among the Taoiseach’s 11 nominees, it was surely worth noting that while Mr Harris is a journalist with the Sunday Independent, Mr Hayes is a director of Independent News and Media, the group which owns that particular newspaper.
Thu, 23 Aug, 2007