Ian O’Doherty

Sinn Fein’s immigration stance has blown up in its face

10 June 2024 9:45 pm

It’s been three days since Ireland went to the ballot box to decide the local and European elections and, much…

Ireland is rewarding Hamas for 7 October

23 May 2024 8:57 pm

For once, the Irish government has actually done something it promised. The problem is that it’s precisely the wrong thing,…

Ireland is furious about Britain’s immigration mess

30 April 2024 10:00 pm

‘We will not be used as a loophole in another country’s immigration challenges.’ Those were the angry words of Irish…

The real reason Ireland is going to recognise Palestine

14 April 2024 4:30 pm

When the Irish foreign minister Micheal Martin recently stood up and announced to the Dail that Ireland would officially recognise…

How it all went wrong for Leo Varadkar

21 March 2024 5:58 pm

Genuinely shocking political announcements are relatively rare in the Republic. It’s a small country, with an even smaller political and…

Dublin is a city on the edge

26 November 2023 10:45 pm

At 1.30 p.m. last Thursday, a horrific knife attack was perpetrated outside a school on Parnell Street in Dublin’s north…

The sinister push to expel the Israeli ambassador to Ireland

18 November 2023 7:31 pm

There have been diplomatic tensions between Ireland and Israel almost since the latter was founded. Ireland only established diplomatic relations…

Ireland’s troubling response to the Israel attacks

15 October 2023 5:31 pm

It’s a widely known secret within Israeli diplomatic circles that Ireland is seen as something of a lost cause. While…

Ireland’s bonkers plan to kill cows to save the planet

20 August 2023 5:45 pm

You have to hand it to the green movement. When it comes to their increasingly farcical and delusional race towards…

Ireland’s deeply sinister hate crime bill

1 July 2023 5:00 pm

These are certainly interesting times in Ireland. Like every other European country, there’s a cost of living crisis. Mortgages are going…

Ireland’s migrant hypocrisy

11 June 2023 6:00 pm

‘Cead Mile Failte’, which means ‘a hundred thousand welcomes’, is a sentiment the Irish have long held dear. We pride…