Dearbhail McDonald is Group Business Editor of Independent News and Media. Dearbhail has won a series of awards for her legal affairs coverage. Dearbhail is also a former Young Irish Medical Journalist of the Year. She is a member of the Law Council of the National University of Ireland, Maynooth, and holds an LL.B (Law) from Trinity College Dublin as well as a Masters Degree in Journalism from Dublin City University.
As we recover from a divisive Referendum, marking possibly the end of a half-century culture war in in Ireland, where are the new battlegrounds? Join some of the finest thinkers, writers and analysts in the country as we talk about ourselves. We are about to commemorate the War of Independence, but what does Ireland stand […]
Do we really understand the English? What happened to the England we thought we knew? Are they losing it? Are the normally implacable, stiff-upper-lip English having a collective nervous breakdown? If so, why? And where will this leave them and us? Let’s talk about England. It’s not just their rugby team that looks out of […]
Is this the most significant protest movement in the history of humanity? Are women finally speaking up? Or is there a danger the pendulum has swung too far in the tricky, thorny and impossible to regulate area of sex, power and gender? As each day brings fresh allegations against well -known (and sometimes well-loved) male […]