“Fascinating and highly attractive possibilities open up post-Brexit if we stop panicking and use a bit of imagination.”

What is “enlightenment”, and did one happen in 18th-century Ireland?

A new biography of Eamon de Valera, one of the most important and mysterious figures in Irish history

‘I propose Congdon’s Law of Public Debt: that no country has ever paid interest payments on government debt in excess of 15 per cent of GDP’