We need ministers to lead – and not just act the part

During the week the Financial Times was speculating about who the EPP group of EU centre right parties, which includes Fine Gael, might consider putting forward to succeed the outgoing EU Commission President, Jean- Claude Juncker. Much to the delight of the Taoiseach and his entourage, Leo Varadkar’s name and, more importantly for them, his

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May takes things to the brink as she plays a dangerous game

British Prime Minister May’s tactic of running down the parliamentary clock until the only viable alternative to a no-deal hard Brexit is passing her Withdrawal Agreement has been widely described as political brinksmanship. It is being called a lot of other things too, some of which I could agree with, but for the purposes of

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