Derek Mooney

Hello and welcome to my website.

Here you can find out more about the bespoke communications and speech-writing services I offer, as well as catch up on some of the political commentaries and opinion pieces I have written.

If you have an interest in Brexit, you may be interested in a site with which I am also involved:

I hope you find the contents here informative and occasionally entertaining.

Feel free to contact me if I can ever be of service to you, or your organisation,

Derek Mooney

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What’s The Story With Malta?

At first glance putting Malta in the same league as Hungary, Poland or even Bulgaria might seem a bit of a stretch for the sedate Mediterranean holiday spot. Yet, a staggering 89% of Maltese believe corruption in Malta is “widespread”. It is a feeling that has grown dramatically in the years following assassination of investigative journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia.

A Leaked History Of Leaking

Like it or not, this saga is not capturing public attention – for now. It is not that people don’t care, it’s just that they look at this and wearily conclude that (a) they are all at it, (b) when it comes to leaking Sinn Féin would be no better or worse or than Fine Gael, (c) we have much bigger things to be focused on now… or a mixture of all three.

Putting A Shared Island In A Shared Seanad

This column first appeared on on Nov 16th. Here I propose that the two Seanad Éireann vacancies be filled by nominees representing the two traditions in Northern Ireland. this is something that should have happened when the Taoiseach named his 11 nominees to the Seanad back in June, but didn’t. That was a major … Continue reading Putting A Shared Island In A Shared Seanad

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