I can only imagine what a bittersweet weekend it must have been for Frances Fitzgerald and Nóirín O’Sullivan.MORE
FORGET Paschal Donohoe. There’s much more important news about Toby, says Fergus Finlay.MORE
We can get so angry about people we see as undeserving, and be so sanguine about people who are living really, really well, writes Fergus FinlayMORE
If Britain can leave with a better deal than it had when it was a member, that’s the end of the EU, writes Fergus FinlayMORE
I joined the Labour Party as an ordinary member in my early 20s, and I’ve been a member now for not far short of half a century.MORE
This is a week I always look forward to. On Friday, we’re having our national collection — Barnardos, that is.
Trump will dismiss any opposition as petty spite, and tell the world that the true Irish loved him, writes Fergus FinlayMORE
Leo Varadkar’s speech on Saturday was a powerful affirmation of what a modern Ireland must look like, says Fergus Finlay.MORE
Shame was the base and the root of the Church’s power. But not their shame... but of their victims, writes Fergus Finlay
The housing crisis is the result of 20 years of bad politics... bad political choices and bad ideology, writes Fergus Finlay.MORE
Suppose you went to the garage, worried about some strange noise your car was making. It was still trundling along, but you’d convinced yourself it was going to die any minute.
I love the west coast of Ireland. I’ve written here before about the south-west and all the things that capture me every time I go there.MORE
There are times when exasperation isn’t enough. Times when it’s almost necessary, for the sake of mental health, to curse and swear aloud.MORE