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Alf Garnett and his son-in-law Mike arguing over the Christmas dinner table in a 1966 scene from “Till Death Do Us Part”. From left:  actors Anthony Booth, Una Stubbs, Dandy Nichols and Warren Mitchell. Photograph:  Keystone/Getty Images

Let me say this again. The words “politically correct” are the near-exclusive preserve of reactionary snowflakes. This would surprise any visiting ali(...)

Kevin Myers with Michael O’Leary at the launch of the former’s memoir, ‘A Single Headstrong Heart’, last year. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

There were quare things going on when I was away, a reminder of what a strange little country this can be. Abandoning emails and television, I allowed(...)

Kevin Myers admitted on Tuesday that his remarks had been foolish, saying he would take full responsibility for the controversial comments in the column.  Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill / The Irish Times

The Sunday Times has published an apology in print following the publication of an article by columnist Kevin Myers containing offensive remarks about(...)

Kevin Myers. He told Seán O’Rourke on RTÉ: “Men are driven by urges women don’t have.” Photograph: RTÉ Radio One/PA Wire

If anything good can come from the painful results of Kevin Myers’s now infamous column in last Sunday’s Sunday Times, it is that many people who take(...)

“Do people still say ‘groovy’?”: Al Porter admits it’s an odd question from someone who’s only 24. Photograph: Twitter

Al Porter is a sick man. Not in any edgy, transgressive sense: despite being a young comic open about all aspects of his personal life he has a curiou(...)

Kevin Myers. “What Myers said about the BBC’s best-paid women broadcasters was ill-mannered and offensive. But is the current controversy really a sacking offence?” Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Fake news is not really a new phenomenon. Certainly, entrepreneurial Macedonian teenagers cynically churning out pro-Trump propaganda websites in orde(...)

Kevin Myers at launch of his book last year. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

One third of people who contacted the Press Ombudsman this week in relation to controversial columnist Kevin Myers were complaining about him being fi(...)

Kevin Myers. “He fashioned a stick with which anyone who disliked his article for other reasons could beat him.” Photograph: RTÉ Radio One/PA Wire

The Irish patriot Michael Davitt wrote: “Where anti-Semitism stands, in fair political combat, in opposition to the foes of nationality . . . or as th(...)

Caryna Camerino: ‘Nobody has the right, in person or in print, to decide who I am or what I’m about based on my religion or heritage.’ Photograph: Alan Betson

You wouldn’t know that I’m Jewish unless I told you. You wouldn’t know it by my name, by my nose or by my salary. I don’t pray, but I do celebrate. I (...)

 Kevin Myers speaking during an RTÉ radio interview earlier this week

The fired newspaper columnist Kevin Myers has apologised “unconditionally” to the BBC broadcasters Claudia Winkleman and Vanessa Feltz for the content(...)

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