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Monday 22 February, 2021

Neale Richmond: Unionist push against NI Protocol is the wrong move at the wrong time
# Brexit
# Brexit

Neale Richmond: Unionist push against NI Protocol is the wrong move at the wrong time

Feb 22nd 2021, 2:59 PM 25,244 Views 22 Comments

Neale Richmond says the legal action by unionists is ill-judged and will further entrench political views.

Thursday 11 February, 2021

Neale Richmond: To tackle knife crime we should take our cues from Scotland
# Knife Crime
# Knife Crime

Neale Richmond: To tackle knife crime we should take our cues from Scotland

Feb 11th 2021, 7:39 AM 15,869 Views 23 Comments

The Fine Gael TD says we should look to Scotland and how they handled a surge in knife crime if we are to tackle our knife problem here.

Wednesday 21 October, 2020

Neale Richmond: When Boris refers to an 'Australia-style' deal with the EU, he's talking through his hat
# Opinion
# Opinion

Neale Richmond: When Boris refers to an 'Australia-style' deal with the EU, he's talking through his hat

Oct 21st 2020, 8:45 AM 40,615 Views 64 Comments

The trade arrangements in place between Australia and the EU are nothing like a free-trade deal, writes Neale Richmond.

Saturday 3 October, 2020

Neale Richmond: Government can only do so much, businesses must now prepare for Brexit
# Brexit
# Brexit

Neale Richmond: Government can only do so much, businesses must now prepare for Brexit

Oct 3rd 2020, 7:30 AM 12,332 Views 10 Comments

Neale Richmond says businesses must be on guard and ready for what Brexit brings, regardless of what comes of the fractured political process.

Saturday 19 September, 2020

Neale Richmond: Brexit was no one hit wonder - the Tory party fostered this toxic sentiment over many years
# Opinion
# Opinion

Neale Richmond: Brexit was no one hit wonder - the Tory party fostered this toxic sentiment over many years

Sep 19th 2020, 7:30 AM 27,333 Views 32 Comments

Neale Richmond says the UK has become a slave to insular thinking and it has led them to Brexit and the current mess it has caused.

Sunday 14 June, 2020

It's difficult to consider in the midst of Covid-19, but a no-deal Brexit still looms large
# Business Matters
# Business Matters

It's difficult to consider in the midst of Covid-19, but a no-deal Brexit still looms large

Jun 14th 2020, 7:30 AM 12,003 Views 27 Comments

Fine Gael’s Neale Richmond is calling for an extension to the trade talks to take Covid-19 into account and avoid a no-deal Brexit.

Thursday 3 August, 2017

Senator Neale Richmond: 'Ireland should ask for a second Brexit referendum'
# Opinion
# Opinion

Senator Neale Richmond: 'Ireland should ask for a second Brexit referendum'

Aug 3rd 2017, 6:30 AM 14,898 Views 108 Comments

It would be a risky move but it could focus the minds of the UK government to take the negotiations a bit more seriously, writes Senator Neale Richmond.

Thursday 23 March, 2017

'As the UK withdraws economic opportunities will arise. Ireland must aggressively pursue them'
# Opinion
# Opinion

'As the UK withdraws economic opportunities will arise. Ireland must aggressively pursue them'

Mar 23rd 2017, 6:20 AM 210 Views 18 Comments

As Chairman of the Seanad Special Select Committee, I will ensure that we will not spend our time analysing the problems Brexit poses, writes Neale Richmond.

Saturday 26 November, 2016

French presidential race: 'Who will beat Marine Le Pen?'
# Read Me
# Read Me

French presidential race: 'Who will beat Marine Le Pen?'

Nov 26th 2016, 12:00 PM 39 Views 70 Comments

Tomorrow’s winner will be the key challenger for the French Presidency against Marine Le Pen of the Front National, writes Senator Neale Richmond.

Monday 27 June, 2016

David Cameron's six years as prime minister will be solely remembered for this referendum defeat
# Opinion
# Opinion

David Cameron's six years as prime minister will be solely remembered for this referendum defeat

Jun 27th 2016, 8:00 PM 172 Views 32 Comments

David Cameron’s stint as prime minister has come to an unedifying end, dogged by the Europe question, writes Neale Richmond.

Thursday 20 August, 2015

Why is this man on the brink of one of the greatest upsets in political history?
# Opinion
# Opinion

Why is this man on the brink of one of the greatest upsets in political history?

Aug 20th 2015, 7:30 PM 56 Views 54 Comments

Jeremy Corbyn’s success may lie in the fact that he is quite simply different, writes Neale Richmond.

Thursday 5 February, 2015

Opinion: Same-sex marriage will be decided by the silent (possibly disinterested) majority
# Marriage Referendum
# Marriage Referendum

Opinion: Same-sex marriage will be decided by the silent (possibly disinterested) majority

Feb 5th 2015, 1:00 PM 635 Views 267 Comments

I am not gay, none of my close relations are gay, and very few of my friends are gay. So I’ve struggled with the question “how does this affect me?”