Richard Waghorne

Richard Waghorne is a former chief political commentator of the Irish Daily Mail

Honour, power and will at Mers-el-Kébir 80 years ago today

Britain sustained de Gaulle. The general’s views on Britain should resonate now.

The collapse of the Irish party system is news, there and abroad

There are grown-up reasons for the state and the plague is one

No journalist has so vituperatively fed the ancestral hatreds and dormant furies of Ireland

It’s not all Greek to Oxford classicists

Ireland’s crumbling defences against Sinn Fein