“Is it about a bicycle?” Generosity and Sinn Féin’s approach to politics
The late Martin McGuinness had taken inspiration from Flann O’Brien and his followers to bridge the gap with former enemies. The current leadership of Sinn Féin is more intent on seeking heads. How will this play out in upcoming elections?
Tommie Gorman: Hope, mortality, and the battle against a complex form of cancer
Tommie Gorman survived a rare form of cancer. Since his first diagnosis, he has become heavily involved in a support group for others similarily affected. This is the story of how Ireland was spurred on to deal with the disease.
The Sinn Féin-Fianna Fáil rivalry is one of the dominant themes of modern Irish politics. Could there be a truce?
Fine Gael began its run as a major player in coalition governments just ten months after the Tories became the lead players in Downing Street. Is mental fatigue a factor in Dáil Eireann as well as in Westminster? In both jurisdictions, the business season is approaching.