Fianna Fáil and Fine Gael have, by and large, taken turns in government since the foundation of the State. Note, I did not say “run…View More Letters to the Editor: 'Boom and bust is down to the parties’ self-interest'
So Britain has selected a bit of a character to be its next prime minister! Many will take comfort in the naïve notion that common…View More Letters to the Editor: 'Boris hides his shrewd political judgment and lack of substance behind mask of court jester'
The Government is refusing progress by opposing a perfectly sensible idea from the EU to get rid of winter/summer time and finally eliminate an old-fashioned…View More Letters to the Editor: 'Benefits of simplifying time zones not heard in debate'
Dr D R Cooper (Irish Independent, Letters, June 26), writing from England, makes a comparison of the Brexit logjam centred on the ‘Irish backstop’ to…View More Letters to the Editor: 'Brexiteers have declared war on democracies of the EU'
It must surely be a great relief for Fianna Fáil that the Brexit debacle will carry on until at least October. The relief I refer…View More Letters to the Editor: 'Brexit delay means our own farce will continue'
Ireland should never publicly opine on British cabinet appointments. The Northern Ireland secretary is often an English person (supposedly for ‘partiality’) – but they have…View More Letters to the Editor: 'Bradley's ignorance on the Troubles shows double-think'