Mary Kenny

Humiliating the IRA was a fatal mistake

14 November 2020 9:00 am

It was said that Reginald Maudling, as home secretary, once boarded a plane in Belfast and immediately requested a stiff…

Saint Patrick, apostle of Ireland

Who was the real St Patrick: an evangelist or a tax dodger?

16 March 2019 9:00 am

St Patrick’s Day, on 17 March, is now regarded as a prime opportunity for Irish politicians to travel abroad on…

The Irish Times: read by the smug denizens of Dublin 4 and responsible for the Celtic Tiger property bubble

21 March 2015 9:00 am

The most successful newspapers have a distinct personality of their own with which their readers connect. In Britain, the Daily…

A place to sit and dream: Co. Wexford

The wonders of Wexford

7 June 2014 9:00 am

I might have had chance to visit the famed Wexford Opera Festival when I was walking out with Bernard Levin…