THE King is dead, long live the Queen, says Daniel McConnell.MORE
He is not a gambler, he is a mathematician. He plots three, four steps ahead. He will not risk a Theresa May calamity on the basis of two or three polls. He genuinely wants this to go on, writes Daniel McConnellMORE
State-sponsored sub-prime lending. That is what the Government announced this week and it is a disaster waiting to happen.MORE
The speech given by Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin in the Dáil on Thursday relating to the country’s abortion laws was nothing short of remarkable, writes Political Editor Daniel McConnell.MORE
‘Legalise all abortions, without restriction, for unborn babies up to 12 weeks.
‘Not a few, not some, not most.
‘No matter what the circumstances.MORE
AT THE 1982 Fine Gael ard fheis, hard-line conservative TD Alice Glenn praised her party leader’s support for a pro-life, anti-abortion referendum, should the party be elected into office later that year.MORE
As Taoiseach Leo Varadkar eases into his first Christmas as leader, he must be counting his lucky stars that we were spared an unnecessary election, writes Political Editor Daniel McConnell.MORE
The old saying goes, keep your friends close and your enemies closer, writes Political Editor Daniel McConnell.MORE
In 1989, then-finance minister and would-be taoiseach Albert Reynolds was eviscerated for dismissing Fianna Fáil’s coalition with the Progressive Democrats as a “temporary little arrangement”, writres Daniel McConell.MORE