GERARD HOWLIN: Clune in danger as Cork vies for three seats from five in election

There are two sleeps left to local and European elections on Friday.

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GERARD HOWLIN: Timing is everything in politics and Fine Gael’s timing is all wrong

Timing is everything in politics. There are signs that Fine Gael has got its timing badly wrong again in the run-up to local and European elections, now only nine ...

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GERARD HOWLIN: Lords of the natural world we survey, there may soon be little left

In every generation there is a new Frankenstein.

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GERARD HOWLIN: Fine Gael talks in an accent that doesn’t resonate with everyone

The Government is meeting this morning at City Hall, in Cork, but the symbolism of that venue would not protect it from a determined protest by farmers.

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GERARD HOWLIN: The coalition against carbon changes goes beyond the pale

On the issue of climate change, the Extinction Rebellion exposes much of the Irish left, usually first up on the barricades, as a vanguard for counter-revolution.

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