Category Archives: Issues

Land, sea and air

In March 2017, the tragic loss of an Irish Coast Guard (IRCG) helicopter, call sign Rescue 116, and four crew members during a search and rescue (SAR) mission over the Atlantic Ocean,...

In the search of solution: Minister Simon Coveney

Though an experienced cabinet Minister, nonetheless, the first eight months piloting the foreign affairs portfolio have required exceptional diligence on the part of Simon Coveney. Ciarán Galway speaks with the Minister at...

Watching and waiting: Micheál Martin, TD

Many had anticipated that following the formation of the minority coalition last year, Micheál Martin would not hesitate to collapse the Government at the first advantageous opportunity. This analysis was a miscalculation...

Varadkar: the first 100 days

The first openly gay Irish government minister. The son of an immigrant. Now the youngest person to hold office as Taoiseach. In today’s Ireland, the superficial characteristics of an individual’s identity are...