• April 25, 2018
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Articles by Mick O'Reilly

  • Barbara Bush: A first lady and first mother
    Apr 20, 2018 By Mick O’Reilly, Foreign Correspondent
    The late wife of George H. W. Bush and mother of George W. Bush was like everybody’s favourite grandaunt
  • Fifty shades of grey of Italian politics
    Apr 19, 2018 By Mick O’Reilly, Foreign Correspondent
    More than six weeks after general elections, there’s little prospect of a government being formed anytime soon, and much less one that might be stable
  • What now for the Commonwealth?
    Apr 17, 2018 Mick O'Reilly, Foreign Correspondent
    The group of 53 mostly former colonies of the British Empire is striving to find a new role and relevance now
  • Ireland to vote on abortion in shadow of death
    Apr 15, 2018 Mick O'Reilly, Foreign Correspondent
    Three separate medical and legal inquiries into Halappanavar’s death identified serious mistakes in her treatment at the Galway hospital
  • Hungary and the nuclear option
    Apr 12, 2018 By Mick O’Reilly, Foreign Correspondent
    Budapest and Brussels are on a collision course in a power struggle over refugees and the rights of a right-wing autocrat
  • Queen a descendant of Prophet Mohammad?
    Apr 09, 2018 By Mick O’Reilly, Foreign Correspondent
    Historians have traced the lineage of Queen Elizabeth back over 43 generations
  • Nicolas Sarkozy: A Napoleon complex
    Apr 06, 2018 By Mick O’Reilly, Foreign Correspondent
    The former president of France is to stand trial in an influence-peddling case and is already mired in legal woes over his 2012 campaign finances
  • For whom the bells toll
    Apr 05, 2018 By Mick O’Reilly, Foreign Correspondent
    Madrid will need to act fast to stamp out a growing movement that is spreading sedition across Catalonia
  • Muddying the waters of the Mediterranean
    Mar 29, 2018 By Mick O’Reilly, Foreign Correspondent
    Huge energy reserves off the island of Cyprus are sidetracking Turkey from joining the European Union
  • The final countdown for Brexit
    Mar 28, 2018 Mick O'Reilly, Foreign Correspondent
    An interim deal was struck in December on the priority issues of the separation
  • Hard Brexit would hit Germany hardest
    Mar 28, 2018 Mick O'Reilly, Foreign Correspondent
    There’s a little more than six months to hammer out a final divorce settlement
  • Now, the pressure really mounts on Brexit
    Mar 28, 2018 Mick O'Reilly, Foreign Correspondent
    Negotiations on a final divorce deal must be wrapped up soon as Brexit is a year away
  • ‘If you’re not paying, you are the product’
    Mar 26, 2018 Compiled by Mick O’Reilly, Foreign Correspondent
    Social media behemoth Facebook has been hit hard by a series of revelations
  • Mike Pompeo: Holding up the world
    Mar 23, 2018 By Mick O’Reilly, Foreign Correspondent
    The nominee for US Secretary of State is a man who has an uncompromising view of global affairs that’s anchored in the Oval Office
  • More than ever, May’s days are numbered
    Mar 22, 2018 By Mick O’Reilly,Foreign Correspondent
    The transition deal signed by the United Kingdom with the European Union means the Conservatives will soon ditch the prime minister
  • Vladimir Putin: From spy to president
    Mar 17, 2018 Mick O'Reilly, Foreign Correspondent
    Vladimir Putin: From spy to president