Tom Meaney

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Ten years ago poet and Fianna Fáil supporter Thomas McCarthy said the party was ‘not a political philosophy, as such’ but rather the combination of men, and it was largely men, of ‘certain social origins and frustrated private hopes’.

Ten years ago, just before Fianna Fáil’s decimation in the 2011 general election, poet Thomas McCarthy reflected in a column on the way in which Fiann(...)

Donal Creed

Warm tributes have been paid from across the political spectrum to former Fine Gael TD and minister of state Donal Creed who has died at the age of 93(...)

I’m in an industrial kitchen at the back of Bunratty Castle and Folk Park in Co Clare, staring into the biggest cooking pot I’ve ever seen i(...)