Enda Kenny

Pro-same-sex marriage campaigner Glenna Benson poses with yes badges at an event ahead of the Irish same-sex marriage referendum (Photo: Paul Faith/Getty)

Ireland’s ‘tolerant’ elite now demonise anyone who opposes gay marriage

19 May 2015 11:05

If you think it’s tough being a Tory voter in 21st-century Britain, try being a ‘No’ voter in this week’s Irish referendum on gay marriage. Sure, Twitterati sneering at all… Continue reading

Nuns From The Carmelite Order Cast Their Votes During During General Elections May 17 20

Ireland and Abortion: Cruelty disguised as piety, cowardice misrepresented as principle. - Spectator Blogs

14 November 2012 12:53

Oh, Ireland! You knew it would come to this. Today’s Irish Times carries the appalling story of the death of Savita Halappanavar, a dentist in Galway, who died in hospital… Continue reading


Rengotiating the loan with Ireland

27 July 2011 9:35

All eyes were on Greece at last week’s crisis summit in Brussels, but other indebted countries took advantage of Angela Merkel’s generous mood. In line with concessions made to Greece,… Continue reading


Irish banks in a worse state than was thought

31 March 2011 18:06

Robert Peston called it: the Irish banks are mired. The latest round of stress tests has been conducted and the headline figure is that the Irish banks face a shortfall… Continue reading


The EU wants concessions out of Ireland

15 March 2011 19:03

The mood in Dublin is febrile, despite the gloom of 14 percent unemployment. Everyone has advice for Enda Kenny on how to revive the Celtic Tiger. This morning, 17 prominent… Continue reading