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Irish security reform should prioritise solidarity with neighbours

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June 5, 2017 by Fiachra

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In recent weeks, the Irish media has been flooded with reports about Ireland’s underpreparedness in the event of a terrorist …
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Brexit, Northern Ireland and the unmentioned “Hong Kong option”

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June 1, 2017 by Fiachra

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The European Union, the Irish Government and the British government all agree that the Belfast Agreement which paved the way …
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Juncker Means Business: Ireland faces Infringement Proceedings over Prüm

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May 16, 2017 by Fiachra

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You probably haven’t heard, but in September 2016 the European Commission issued Letters of Notification to Ireland over our Government’s …
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Britain’s gross act of self-harm leaves Ireland in search of a role model

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April 18, 2017 by Fiachra

The 26 counties known today as the Republic of Ireland seceded from the United Kingdom of Britain and Ireland in …
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Why a US attack on North Korea is a terrible idea

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April 17, 2017 by Fiachra

It pains me to write a blog post with this title, as it should be self-evident to everyone – especially …
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Submission to the Citizens’ Assembly regarding the Eighth Amendment to the Constitution

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November 26, 2016 by Fiachra

To the Honourable Madam Justice Lafoy, esteemed assembly members and citizens, I write to you as a concerned Irish citizen, …
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The Strange Irish Position on CCCTB

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October 25, 2016 by Fiachra

The media is enjoying the recently leaked European Commission proposals for a Common Consolidated Corporate Tax Base (CCCTB), and already …
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No coup to be found here.

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July 15, 2015 by Fiachra

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Writing in the Telegraph this week, James Kirkup makes a persuasive argument that the twtterati are wrong to classify the …
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Column: People who use social media need to think long and hard about their privacy

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June 8, 2014 by Fiachra

Users are responsible for their own privacy on social media but too often they’re focusing on convenience instead.


Yet again RTE fail on EU Affairs

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April 28, 2014 by Fiachra

April 28th 2014 saw a historic live debate between party candidates for the European Commission Presidency. A potential audience of …
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