DANIEL MCCONNELL: Why do women still face paternalismin politics?

Such hostility is predictable when you remember that just 19 women have sat at the Cabinet table, the top table in Irish politics, writes Daniel McConnell.

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DANIEL MCCONNELL: Numbers no longer add up as Government unravels

JUST how long can this farce continue? This is a Government struggling for life and no longer able to guarantee the passage of its legislation.

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DANIEL MCCONNELL: Business as usual in arrogant banking sector

A decade on from having to be bailed out, the Irish banking sector remains unchastened, arrogant, and completely oblivious to the needs of the country and its own customers, writes Daniel McConnell

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DANIEL MCCONNELL: Byrne stayed put but should be sacked anyway

Last Monday, word emerged that Fine Gael junior minister Catherine Byrne was on the verge of voting against the Government.

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DANIEL MCCONNELL: Nothing to fear if Áras has nothing to hide

WHAT a bun fight it has turned out to be.

The extraordinary row this week over whether the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) has a right to or should seek to examine the expenditure of the President’s establishment has been fascinating, writes Daniel McConnell

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DANIEL MCCONNELL: Homeless crisis goes on thanks to illogical left parties

The grand hypocrisy of the so-called hard left in Ireland was exposed this week, suggests Daniel McConnell.

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DANIEL MCCONNELL: Confidence and supply agreement stability is fracturing

Fine Gael want to start the talks now to avoid disaster with Brexit looming and Fianna Fail does not want to speak before the final budget of the three-year deal, writes <b>Daniel McConnell</b>

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DANIEL MCCONNELL: Kelly push has been coming for more than two years

One always suspected a day like yesterday would come.

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DANIEL MCCONNELL: Time is not on Leo’s side in meeting with Pope

Things are far from perfect in Ireland when it comes to issues of child protection, but we have made a lot of strides in the right direction, writes Daniel McConnell.

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DANIEL MCCONNELL: Review catches Justice with its pants down

Strike one for the little guy.

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DANIEL MCCONNELL: When a €3.5bn profit is actually a €40bn loss

As Nama looks to the end of its original projected lifespan and its legacy will be examined, it must start being honest with itself and the public about the basic facts of its existence, writes Daniel McConnell

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