Meet Ireland’s new power pair

MURPHY: Polar opposites, Leo Varadkar and Arlene Foster together must help the Irish people navigate political and economic minefields

Ireland braces for fundamental change

MURPHY: Tectonic shifts may be in the offing in the wake of a startling Northern Ireland election result and with Brexit hanging menacingly over Ireland

Ireland’s 1916 Easter Rising

MURPHY: If legitimacy for armed insurrection requires some form of prior democratic mandate, then Ireland’s 1916 Easter Rising failed the test