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Wednesday 7 February, 2018

Opinion: 'A right-wing British politician like Farage has no right to interfere in Ireland's affairs'

Nigel Farage addressing an Irish crowd about independence was both ironic and audacious, writes Jason O’Sullivan.

Monday 13 November, 2017

Opinion: Do we still need unions?

Under Irish employment law, all workers are equal, whether union or non-union members, writes Jason O’Sullivan.

Monday 2 October, 2017

Column: Could a simple tax solve the housing crisis?

Legislative changes need to be made in Budget 2018 to offer some hope to those who really need it, writes Jason O’Sullivan.

Sunday 3 September, 2017

Paddy Power at Knock: A bit of fun or offensive and hurtful to the devout?

It will remain to be seen if any citizen offended will make a formal complaint either to An Garda Síochána or to the ASAI, writes Jason O’Sullivan.

Monday 10 July, 2017

'These investigations could seriously alter the motor insurance landscape in Ireland'

This is an exceptionally worrying time for those companies implicated in these investigations, writes Jason O’Sullivan.

Wednesday 10 May, 2017

'We still don't know how the government will ensure an autonomous maternity hospital'

Trust will need to be restored so that we do not lose sight of the grand prize, a new National Maternity Hospital for Irish citizens, writes Jason O’Sullivan.

Monday 20 March, 2017

'It’s inevitable a leader will make mistakes and create the conditions for opportunistic incumbents'

Enda Kenny’s future as Fine Gael leader will be top of the media agenda this week, writes Jason O’Sullivan.

Sunday 29 January, 2017

Alternative facts: 'Trump sent a powerful message that facts can be altered to suit his own agenda'

Altering the truth is always wrong but it could be fatal if orchestrated to justify war or the use of nuclear weapons, writes Jason O’Sullivan.

Saturday 8 October, 2016

Explainer: What exactly does Ireland do to protect whistleblowers?

Those who choose to do the right thing can become victimised and ostracised, as we have seen in An Garda Síochána.

Wednesday 6 April, 2016

Five shifts one week, zero the next: What rights do insecure workers have in Ireland?

Zero-hour workers may have some legal safeguards, but employers all too often use loopholes to reduce their obligations, Jason O’Sullivan writes.

Thursday 25 February, 2016

'Gender quotas won't substantially alter the outcome of the next Dáil'

The question of gender quotas continues to be a turbulent issue, not only in Ireland, writes Jason O’Sullivan.

Thursday 4 February, 2016

The primitive power of election posters cannot be underestimated

With the power of social media, one might wonder if there is a better way for election candidates to communicate directly with voters, writes Jason O’Sullivan.

Tuesday 15 December, 2015

The UK has sorted the flooding and insurance debacle, so why can't we?

Jason O’Sullivan says government needs to re-evaluate the flood insurance protection in Ireland.

Thursday 24 September, 2015

‘It takes 20 years to build a reputation and five minutes to ruin it’

UK Prime Minister David Cameron’s problems this week reminds everyone in business to be prepared for the unexpected, writes Jason O’Sullivan who has tips on what makes a good crisis management plan.