Category Archives: Public Affairs

Opinion polls through the crisis

Michael Marsh explains how the polls show a severe drop in support for Fianna Fáil after each unpopular financial decision. In 2002 and again in 2007, the evidence from opinion polls and...

Ireland in 2050: Stephen Kinsella

Government and society at large are not prepared to tackle the series of long-term challenges currently facing them, warns University of Limerick economics lecturer Stephen Kinsella, whose book foresees life on the...

Why sustainability matters: Will Day

Sustainable development consultant Will Day shares his thoughts on its current state and the crucial need for long-term decision-making. Peter Cheney reports. “It matters more than it ever has,” says Will Day...

A Modern Ireland

Famous works, depicting Ireland’s cultural and artistic heritage is currently on display at the Irish Museum of Modern Art. eolas reports. Photographs taken by Sir Roger Casement, John Millington Synge and George...

Sporting heroes

Turtle Bunbury tells Meadhbh Monahan about the interesting stories he has uncovered about some of Ireland’s greatest sportsmen and women. Capturing the “epicness” of how 44 Irish sports people, trainers and commentators...

Women in politics

eolas speaks to five female politicians about their experience in the political arena and their suggestions as to how to get more women involved in politics. More female party officers, nine to...

Samantha McCaughren

Business correspondent with the Sunday Business Post, Samantha McCaughren began her career in the Irish Independent. A love of writing and uncovering corruption means that she never has a dull moment. Here,...