Bruce Arnold

Critic of Public Affairs, writing about art, theatre, music and politics

The simplistic message of fear that if we don't say Yes we won't have access to ESM won referendum

The lion's share of credit for the referendum result goes to Enda Kenny and Fine Gael, on which he has placed a discipline unknown, I think, under any previous leader.

In general terms he knows what he wants. He does not articulate the purpose behind his objectives at all well. He does not debate well and wisely avoids that avenue by which most Irish politicians chart the direction they are taking. Read More...