Niamh Ní Mhaoileoin, Irish Times

Niamh Ní Mhaoileoin

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Past articles by Niamh:

The difference between Irish and American debaters

Niamh Ní Mhaoileoin recalls a college debating tour of the US – her Irish Times Debate prize → Read More

The Irish abortion referendum shows that where people go, politicians follow

While many politicians played their part, this landslide victory isn’t theirs. → Read More

Ireland’s abortion referendum is finally happening – but the campaign will be ugly

The anti-abortion side has hired a digital campaigns company that previously worked for Donald Trump. → Read More

Stricter regulation for Uber is a victory for gig economy workers everywhere

The company is gradually being forced to take its responsibilities as an employer seriously. → Read More

Irish feminists need to ask themselves – what if this abortion referendum goes wrong?

We can't afford to see another woman die like Savita Halappanavar. → Read More

The damage to Samantha the sex robot shows male aggression being normalised

These problematic dolls invite abusive treatment. → Read More

One year on, why is there still no clarity on the rights of EU citizens in the UK?

Vote Leave told us that there was no reason to worry about citizens' rights → Read More

We need a functioning government and parliament to respond to the Grenfell Tower tragedy

Parliament cannot meet to discuss the tragedy until after the Queen's Speech → Read More

Moderate Tories like Anna Soubry need to think hard about what comes next

The party's centrists must make their presence felt → Read More

Who are the DUP? Extreme social conservatives who have blocked gay marriage and abortion in Northern Ireland

Britain could be headed for an even more regressive government than the last → Read More

Literally just 13 left-wing dogs at polling stations

The best thing about election day Image: @Riddhi_Jha The only advantage of Theresa May calling an unnecessary and divisive general election is that it brings back #dogsatpollingstations. What’s more, while the country’s humans seem to be backing a Tory majority, Britain’s canines are overwhelmingly barking for a fairer, more progressive Britain. Here are just 13 of our favourite left-wing dogs… → Read More

Theresa May is an authoritarian. That's why she wants to rip up human rights law.

May is using terrorist attacks to advance her long-running ideological crusade → Read More

The BBC debate reminds us that Jeremy Corbyn is at his best when he’s winning

The Labour leader is on a high – and the Tories don't know what to do about it → Read More

Strong and stable? Theresa May has u-turned on the dementia tax after just four days

There will be an 'absolute limit' on what people pay for care → Read More

Theresa May is asking for a blank cheque with her detail-free manifesto

The PM is not equipping voters to make tough choices → Read More

Seriously, why won't Theresa May ditch the 'tens of thousands' immigration target?

The pledge is expected to make an appearance in the Conservative manifesto → Read More

Has Theresa May already veered too far left for the conservative press?

The Sun and the Times have words of warning for the PM → Read More

UK growth slows to 0.3 per cent as Brexit pressures hit consumption

Spending in key retail and service sectors has fallen → Read More

On women’s rights, Ivanka Trump is fooling no one

This is a shallow, neoliberal attempt at detoxifying the misogynist-in-chief → Read More

'Who's the real racist?' Still you, Melanie Phillips

Increasing stop and search is not good for young, black men → Read More