At the beginning of the Brexit negotiations, the president of the European Council, said that any proposals by the United Kingdom that would not receive a nod of approval from Dublin would be rejected in Brussels.
Higgin’s pro-abortion stance may have lost him voters, but the Irish President has never shied away from speaking out on controversial issues, even if it made him unpopular.
Everywhere Delia Murphy went she collected – from the servants at home, from the travellers in the lane, from fishermen, from the blacksmith.
Snippets from the Irish newspapers.
Meg McNena’s new play about Constance Markievicz constitutes an epic story of women’s engagement in politics.
Their literature, their games, their religion and certainly their language existed at a higher level than anything the locals had to offer.
Your partners are your long-time opponents, there’s a pandemic, there is noise on you backbench … and then there are the Greens. Who would want to be Taoiseach?
The new and different Irish Coalition Government has presided over the first significant relaxation of lockdown, but it will be a considerable time before the Economy scrambles back to any semblance of normality.
In the Arms Crisis of 1970, questions abounded, of perjury and all other kinds of skullduggery.
‘The Facts are that the Irish Republic exists.’