Onora O Neill

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A pro-Brexit activist holds a placard  outside the Houses of Parliament in London. Photograph: Tolga Akmen/ AFP/Getty Images

An irony of the Brexit debacle is that it has taken the focus off major flaws in the European project. A referendum stemming from some quite justified(...)

Why should the public trust journalists who offer so much information without any meaningful indication of where it came from? Photograph: Getty Images/iStockphoto

At the opening of the Garda whistleblower tribunal, the tribunal chairman Mr Justice Peter Charleton, said he wanted to know if the media was being “u(...)

Statue of Edmund Burke at Trinity College Dublin. Is Burke’s attitude to human rights relevant today?

Baroness Onora O’Neill is an intellectual with a common touch. She has done the BBC Reith lectures, a Ted talk on trust and accountability that has(...)

In his November 2011 inaugural address President Michael D Higgins said he intended holding  presidency seminars. Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

Over 50 events are planned to take place across the island of Ireland this year as part of an ethics initiative by President Michael D Higgins (...)