The leadership contest has effectively been going on for over a year, points out Alison O’Connor.
McGuinness worked out a united Ireland was not going to be achieved by IRA violence, writes Victoria White
Grand-coalition would be a selfeating ebola, and leave its advocates more discomforted than ever, writes Gerard HowlinMore
If he tries for a long goodbye, or even no goodbye at all, he puts himself at the mercy of the next crisis, writes Fergus FinlayMore
Ever wonder if all that scrolling through your social media feeds is turning you into a ’moron’? Suzanne Harrington is questioning herself on that same aspect of smartphone life this week.More
Colm O’Regan is expressing his issues with the accuracy of movies this week ... or rather the lack of real life accuracy.More
Enda Kenny’s visit to the White House was necessary - his invitation to Donald Trump to visit this country wasn’t, writes Michael Clifford.
POLITICS the world over is full of guff. Full of bluster, self-serving statements, can-kicking, lies, and murky hypocrisy. Our Irish brand of politics is no different.More
London. 4 pm. I’m on my way to meet James, the man I lived with before I met my husband.More
Supposedly sexually harassing women in the work place and going on to win an Academy Award for best actor are perfect examples of rape culture, says Louise O’Neill.More
Our streets host fabulous parades by day, but scenes of vomiting, urinating, and fighting by night, writes Alison O’Connor.More