Ireland
Ireland

Ireland

Just say Yes

Brendan O’Neill reports from Dublin on the abortion referendum.

Why Ireland must repeal the Eighth Amendment

The right to abortion is one of the most essential liberties.

Ireland’s nanny-state evangelists

There’s nothing these moral crusaders won’t do to save us from ourselves.

17 April 2018

Thou shalt not question the Good Friday Agreement

Why Barry Gardiner was right to call it a ‘shibboleth’.

26 February 2018

Why shouldn’t we criticise the Good Friday Agreement?

This agreement isn’t the godsend Remainers claim it is.

14 February 2018

The EU is no friend of Irish independence

It wants to exploit border tensions to erase sovereignty in the UK – and Ireland.

20 December 2017

Ireland: on the verge of a pro-choice revolution

The referendum might finally win freedom for women.

6 December 2017

The Good Friday Agreement is no model for diplomacy

It was a work of bad faith and media spin that only stored up problems for the future.

27 November 2017

The elites are in revolt against the people

Brussels, Dublin and British liberals are waging war on British democracy.

11 October 2017

The Taoiseach who championed censorship

The obits for Liam Cosgrave have glossed over his deep illiberalism.