March Articles

The ferociously ambitious new Taoiseach Simon Harris does not have experience of Northern Ireland

Even though I’ve written quite a few murder mysteries, I'm not a conspiracy theorist. Published: 26 March 2024 So I was not tempted to indulge in wild speculation at any stage of the hysteria around the disappearance from public view of the woman I call Princess...

Thanks to Elon Musk’s takeover at X, it is now much harder to suppress the truth

Before I get onto more solemn topics, here’s a news item that made me laugh last week. It was a video of the Irish Ambassador to Israel, Sonya McGuinness, eloquently telling an Israeli/Palestinian female peace rally in Jerusalem last year that she had lived in Belfast...

Sneering at the No side in Irish vote on family definition backfired

From the thousands of words I’ve been reading about the recent upheaval in Irish politics, I offer you my favourite analysis, by Colum Kenny, who consistently had swum against the media tide. Published: 12 March 2024 “Here in a word is why the double referendum was...

Joe Biden must be the world’s worst Catholic

The President uses his Hibernian heritage to burnish his image, but seemingly knows little about Ireland or the Church’s teachings Published: 14 March 2023 President Joe Biden’s self-delusion seems to be boundless. When he looks in the mirror, he apparently sees an...

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