Ruth Dudley-Edwards

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Monday, 29 July 2019

Boris is Just William - Gove and Cummings are the Outlaws

Like so many others, I’ve spent all too much time recently weighing up the qualities and deficiencies of Boris Johnson …

By Ruth Dudley-Edwards

Tuesday, 23 April 2019

New IRA killers using the same old excuses

When the IRA commits a particularly unpopular murder, It has three main choices: brazen it out, deny it or say …

By Ruth Dudley-Edwards

Friday, 1 February 2019

Ill-informed Fintan O'Toole has stoked the Irish Republican narrative of grievance

I can’t resist joining the Reaction argument over Irish journalist Fintan O’Toole. Writing for this site earlier this week, Eilis …

By Ruth Dudley-Edwards

Wednesday, 14 March 2018

Why is the horrific Telford sex scandal getting less attention than #MeToo?

The very slight kerfuffle over the last few days about Daily Mirror allegations about yet another English town being the …

By Ruth Dudley-Edwards

Thursday, 8 March 2018

Sean O'Callaghan: IRA killer turned police informer

 The Family and Friends of Sean O’Callaghan invite you to a Memorial Service at St Martin-in-the-Fields, Trafalgar Square, at 10.30am …

By Ruth Dudley-Edwards

Thursday, 30 November 2017

A divided Ireland is providing fertile ground for grievance-mongers

The other day, a chap with whom I’d hitherto got on fine embraced me at a London party, then realised …

By Ruth Dudley-Edwards