The revelations of the Cloyne report have brought the government, Irish Catholics, and the Vatican to an unprecedented juncture.
Under no circumstances will I allow the Fianna Fail party back into government. They wrecked the economy twice.
COP 21 provides a unique opportunity for the political leaders of this generation to provide lasting foundations for the preservation and sustainability of generations of the future.
I have no interest in the trappings of power.
Populist promises to reverse every tough decision are nothing but empty rhetoric, irresponsible leadership, and bad politics. They are not the solution to Ireland's problems.
My relationship with Alan Shatter is a professional relationship: obviously worked with him over the years, complimented him for his work as a reforming minister, and move on.