sinn fein

How Sinn Fein got away with murder

29 February 2020 9:00 am

The online world should be credited when it gets something right. And on Twitter an account titled ‘On This Day…

Why we should welcome a Sinn Fein government

11 February 2020 11:41 pm

There are those – most of my acquaintance in Ireland, frankly – who can think of nothing worse than Sinn…

Ireland’s election result is bad news for Brexit

11 February 2020 3:42 am

Ireland has given its own twist to the populist uprisings across Europe, with its election ushering in a grim time…

David Trimble: The Irish government is dragging Brexit into dangerous territory 

2 December 2017 9:00 am

When I negotiated the Good Friday Agreement nearly 20 years ago, no one foresaw a day when the -United Kingdom…

Charles Moore’s Notes: If we want to save the elephant, we must legalise the ivory trade

24 October 2015 9:00 am

How good a deal for Britain is it that the president of China got a state visit and a nuclear…

Charles Moore’s Notes: Who benefits from Prince Charles shaking Gerry Adams’s hand?

23 May 2015 9:00 am

Who benefits from Prince Charles’s handshake with Gerry Adams? Not the victims of IRA violence, including the 18 soldiers who…

Dublin’s docks were shelled from the Liffey by the British admiralty gunboat, the Helga, during the Easter Rising

Pitfalls on the road to the Rising

25 April 2015 9:00 am

The centenary of the Easter Rising is already being commemorated. Ahead of the flood of books that will follow, Roy Foster chooses two impressive, if sombre ones to be going on with

If Ukraine’s protests were a revolution, why wasn’t the Stop the War march?

1 March 2014 9:00 am

It’s ages since I last went on a decent demo and had a bit of a dust-up with the pigs.…