Former minister Alan Shatter. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times

There may or may not be a “dark side” lurking amid the force, but there is little denying that, after years of trying to nail their man, the police(...)

Guns for hire: Thompson sub-machine guns and other weapons being fired in the US in the 1930s. Photograph: Vintage Images/Getty

Given the national propensity to celebrate the landmark achievements of anybody with even a trace of Irish blood, it was a surprise this week to hear (...)

Never a man shy about speaking his mind, Ray D’Arcy started the week uncharacteristically stuck for words. Given that the August lull is upon us, he c(...)

We Irish are a nation of radio listeners. Just look at the headlines garnered by Pat Kenny’s recent departure from RTÉ.

Tune into the radio and whose voices will you hear? If you’re listening to news and current affairs the answer is generally men’s. Radio, and particul(...)