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Sunday 13 March, 2016

'Hearing a prayer at the start of the new Dáil grated against my nerves'
# Opinion
# Opinion

'Hearing a prayer at the start of the new Dáil grated against my nerves'

Mar 13th 2016, 8:00 AM 134 Views 373 Comments

In the Dáil, the charade of religious worship equals the charade of politics in its need for reform, writes Oliver Moran.

Saturday 3 January, 2015

Opinion: The Government's pretence about reform fell away at the first genuine challenge
# Political Reform
# Political Reform

Opinion: The Government's pretence about reform fell away at the first genuine challenge

Jan 3rd 2015, 12:00 PM 66 Views 103 Comments

The response to the recommendations of the Constitutional Convention on political reform reveals the truth about the Government’s attitude to democracy.

Sunday 1 July, 2012

Column: Getting a new driver isn’t enough – this country needs repairs
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Getting a new driver isn’t enough – this country needs repairs

Jul 1st 2012, 8:30 AM 23 Views 22 Comments

We may have a different government. But without serious political reform we’re headed for another crisis, writes Oliver Moran.