David Mcneill, Irish Times

David Mcneill

Irish Times


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Past articles by David A:

Planning review set to make building homes easier for young people, Taoiseach says

Micheál Martin laments ‘shockingly high’ house prices and rules out serving in government with Sinn Féin → Read More

‘This idea of retiring at 66 has to go’: Micheál Martin signals radical shake-up of Ireland’s pension system

Taoiseach says legal changes to pension system on the way during a visit to Japan → Read More

Visa restrictions on refugees described by Taoiseach as ‘wise’

Temporary measures necessitated by huge rise in numbers and threat of further escalation due to nature of ongoing war Ukraine, says Martin → Read More

Taoiseach to discuss growing trade links on official visit to Japan

Micheál Martin to turn sod on construction of Ireland House in central Tokyo and offer condolences on recent assassination of Shinzo Abe → Read More

High-profile rape case raises questions for Japanese society

Shiori Ito has become an icon amid a landmark case with a whiff of political conspiracy → Read More

Irish men held on drugs charges in Tokyo could face deportation

Arrests among several incidents involving fans attending Rugby World Cup in Japan → Read More

Japanese emperor Akihito abdicates to end 30-year reign

Eldest son Naruhito (59) will ascend to chrysanthemum throne → Read More

'Liv': The truth of war in a pair of cornflower-blue eyes

In the landmark Western "The Searchers" (1956) directed by John Ford, John Wayne plays embittered Civil War veteran Ethan Edwards, in obsessive pursuit of → Read More

Japanese attack victim worked at call centre in Dundalk

Yosuke Sasaki (24) had been living in town for the past year → Read More

No evidence Dundalk attack linked to international terrorism

Yosuke Sasaki (24) had been living in Dundalk and working in call centre → Read More

Defiant Cambodia Daily is down but not out

Tokyo-based publishing family hopes to resurrect paper that was forced to shut last month amid claims it owes Cambodia a huge tax bill. → Read More

Unknown to most Americans, the US ‘totally destroyed’ North Korea once before

In its Korean War bombing campaign, the US ‘burned down every town in North Korea’ → Read More

Japanese wrestler on a mission: peace with North Korea

Antonio Inoki heading to Pyongyang in pursuit of ‘world peace through sports’ → Read More

In Fukushima, a land where few return

The evacuation orders for most of the village of Iitate have been lifted. But where are the people? → Read More

Enjoy your stay: Japan’s robot-run hotel

The bots at Tokyo's Henn-na Hotel could be a taste of our automated future → Read More

Tillerson says America’s approach to North Korea has ‘failed’

US secretary of state discusses ‘ever-escalating threat’ on first official visit to Japan → Read More

Five million dementia sufferers a huge problem for Japan

Japan’s ageing demographic presents unprecedented challenges for policy-makers → Read More

Japan elections: Shinzo Abe wins sweeping victory

Coalition step closer to revising pacifist constitution after upper house election success → Read More

Give Me a Crash Course In . . . North Korean missiles

Pyongyang says its Musudan ballistic missile is a success. It’s only a matter of time before Kim Jong-un’s regime can fire at United States territory → Read More

Hiroshima Haiku: Expressing horror in 17 syllables

Hiroshima Day – I believe there must be bones, Under the paved street → Read More