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Friday 23 March, 2012

Column: If we’re going to have gender quotas, why not quotas for everyone?
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: If we’re going to have gender quotas, why not quotas for everyone?

Mar 23rd 2012, 7:30 AM 470 Views 73 Comments

Dividing us along gender lines might be well-intentioned but it undermines the very principle of democracy, writes Simon Tuohy.

Wednesday 11 January, 2012

Column: Abolish the Seanad? Here's a better idea to fix our political system
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Abolish the Seanad? Here's a better idea to fix our political system

Jan 11th 2012, 7:30 AM 152 Views 54 Comments

Parish-pump politics is crippling our democracy – so Simon Tuohy offers a radical new proposal to fix the system.

Tuesday 18 October, 2011

Column: For now, Ireland’s oil reserves are best off in private hands
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: For now, Ireland’s oil reserves are best off in private hands

Oct 18th 2011, 7:30 AM 257 Views 49 Comments

Yes, our oil resources are rich – but the cost of exploiting them means we’re better off leaving it to commercial firms, writes Simon Tuohy.