2014: ‘An Eacnamaíocht agus Dínit gach duine’ in Timire, geimhreadh 2013/2014, lgh 16-17

2013: 'The New Republic: Towards an ecological socialism', in Studies, summer 2013, pp 169-79.

2013: ‘Aiséirí iarógach na hÍoslainne’, The Irish Times, April 24th

2013: ‘Iceland’s debt write downs cleared a path to recovery’, written with Thorolfur Matthiasson, in The Irish Times, April 19th

2013: ‘Caithfidh muid filleadh ar thraidisiúin Eorpacha leis an tír a thabhairt slán’, in The Irish Times, April 17th

2012: ‘La transición hacia una sociedad sin petróleo’, in electronic news service, Valenciaplaza.com, 6th December

2012: ‘A time of change: Rising to what challenges?’, in Museum Ireland, No 22, pp 14-21

2012: ‘Vital role for the people in rewriting the Constitution’, written with Mary P Murphy, in The Irish Times, January 24th

2011: ‘Gangs and Wolves: Violence and Vulnerability in a Global Economy’, in Open Democracy, October 12th

2010: ‘Honest outsider in the running for president’ in The Irish Times, May 29th

2009: 'Left should ally electorally', in Village Magazine, February/March 2009, pp34-36.

2009: 'The government needs a plan for our universities', in the Irish Independent, January 7th 2009, p 20. 

2008: 'The end of Ireland's low-tax model', in Village Magazine, December 2008, pp. 24-26.

2007 ‘Latin America’s ‘new left’ looks to Irish model’, in The Irish Times, December 29th, 2007, p 17.

2006‘Latin America finds lessons in Irish approach to economy’ inThe Irish Times, February 4th, 2006.

2006‘Globalisation debate needs to focus on risk’ inThe Irish Times, January 18th, 2006.

2005‘Sleeping with the Enemy’ in Village, 2-7 April, 2005.

2004 ‘Great inequality despite “socialist” Taoiseach’ in Village, 30 December 2004-7 January 2005.

2004 ‘Nicaragua: Another time, another continent’ in Village, 18-22 December 2004.

2004 ‘The most marginalised still believe they have no say’, opinion article in The Irish Times, May 25th, 2004.

2004 ‘New terrorism is fundamentally different’, opinion article in The Irish Times, March 24th, 2004.

2003 ‘Myth-Making’, in Holyrood, magazine of the Scottish Parliament, Issue 95, 22nd September 2003, pp 44-45.

2003 ‘Little debate at development conference’, World View column in The Irish Times, 12th July, 2003.

2003 ‘Benign view of globalisation is not borne out in reality of Latin America’, World View column in The Irish Times, June 28th,         2003.

2003 ‘New world security order emerges’, opinion article in The Irish Times, March 3rd, 2003.

2002‘More human form of globalisation shows current model not   inevitable’, World View column in The Irish Times, November        16th, 2002.

2002 World View on President Hugo Chavez of Venezuela in The Irish Times, April 6th, 2002.

2002 ‘High time the State took notice of people left behind by Celtic Tiger’, opinion article in The Irish Times, January 21st, 2002.

2001 ‘Genoa protesters signal coming of age of global politics’, World View column in The Irish Times, August 4th, 2001.

2001 ‘Talking local, thinking global’, book review in The Irish Times, August 4th, 2001.

2001 ‘One giant punch for mankind’, book review in The Irish Times, March 3rd, 2001.

2000 ‘People power shows opening scenes of a new world order’, World View column in The Irish Times, October 21st, 2000.