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The countdown is on for the UK general election – and Fine Gael and Labour should pay attention
# Opinion
# Opinion

The countdown is on for the UK general election – and Fine Gael and Labour should pay attention

Mar 8th 2015, 8:45 AM 58 Views 43 Comments

This election will prove a relevant comparison to next year’s general election in Ireland.

Opinion: Mary Lou would elevate Sinn Féin to the political elite as party leader
# Something About Mary Lou
# Something About Mary Lou

Opinion: Mary Lou would elevate Sinn Féin to the political elite as party leader

Dec 9th 2014, 1:00 PM 105 Views 106 Comments

It’s obvious to observers on the side-line that it makes sense for Adams to step aside and make way for a leader who can elevate the party into the political establishment, south of the border.

Opinion: It's crunch time... Salmond and Darling go head-to-head over Scotland's future
# Independence Referendum
# Independence Referendum

Opinion: It's crunch time... Salmond and Darling go head-to-head over Scotland's future

Aug 25th 2014, 1:00 PM 35 Views 28 Comments

With so many undecided voters, campaigners are under massive pressure to influence the outcome of the upcoming referendum.

Column: For the first time, a woman is to be the mayor of Paris
# Women In Politics
# Women In Politics

Column: For the first time, a woman is to be the mayor of Paris

Feb 13th 2014, 7:30 PM 56 Views 13 Comments

The campaign race for Paris city hall has the city abuzz as – for the first time in the 2,000 year history of the capital – a female will be mayor, writes Natalie Tennyson.

Column: The countdown to Scotland's referendum is on – but many questions remain
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: The countdown to Scotland's referendum is on – but many questions remain

Nov 26th 2013, 7:30 PM 53 Views 47 Comments

The landmark referendum is to be held next September but, whatever the outcome, questions remain over how it might affect national identity and government policy in Scotland, England and Northern Ireland, writes Natalie Tennyson.