“The closer Sinn Féin get to government in the south, the more they realise government is a difficult business”
As he joins The Currency as a columnist, Tommie Gorman reflects on the precarious position on the island and the personalities he knows intimately who have to find a solution.
5th Jun, 2021 - 7 min read
Europe’s last dictator: the pig farmer, the dissident and the hijacking of a Ryanair plane
The hijacking of a Ryanair flight and the detention of a young journalist are in character for Alexander Lukashenko, the populist leader of Belarus who has never forgotten what Boris Yeltsin once told him
29th May, 2021 - 6 min read
Who will cry for the YMCA cricket club? A landlord, a tenant and a standoff with no easy answers
The sale of the YMCA cricket grounds in Sandymount raises difficult questions that offer few easy answers. The club says it will hurt the fabric of the community, while the landlord, YMCA Ireland, argue the proceeds will be used to aid disadvantaged areas.