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Politics - Yesterday’s News

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Politics - Yesterday’s News

'Morale is non-existent': Gardaí stage protest over pay at Dáil gates

The action comes after GRA President Ciaran O’Neill said they were ruling nothing out in terms of industrial action.

Boris Johnson is NOT running for Conservative party leader Brexit Fallout This post contains videos

Boris Johnson is NOT running for Conservative party leader

Not too many people saw this coming.

A lot of the money lost after the Brexit vote has been recovered

London surged yesterday, wiping out the losses it had suffered on Friday and Monday.

Shane Ross says the Dart Underground still might happen Out Of The Freezer This post contains videos

Shane Ross says the Dart Underground still might happen

Back in September, Paschal Donohoe said the original €3 billion project was being scrapped.

Politics - Wednesday 29 June, 2016

These two are set to go head-to-head over the future of the UK

Scotland and Northern Ireland are staying in the union, Theresa Villiers has said.

We shouldn't be asking why people voted to leave the EU, but why would people vote to stay

Dr Ciaran McCullagh argues that those who voted Remain made the wrong choice

Australians can vote for the Sex Party, Hemp Party and Smokers' Rights Party in this week's election

Voting is mandatory in Australia for all adults, with turnout never falling below 90% since it became compulsory in 1924.

The government has handpicked these 'water experts' to tell us what to do with Irish Water

Charges are suspended until the process has been completed.

Dublin City Council backs call for new Luas trams to be automated

The councillor behind the motion said it doesn’t mean drivers will be fired.

'For heaven's sake man, go': Cameron tears into Corbyn as Labour chaos continues

Both leaders could be on the way out, as Corbyn endures a massive revolt from his MPs.

These flats are getting a €29 million facelift

The flats were first built in 1961.

Donald Trump compares trade deal to rape Tpp

Donald Trump compares trade deal to rape

He also called for the return of waterboarding in the fight against Islamic State.

Poll: Should the UK call a snap general election? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should the UK call a snap general election?

There could be new leaders of both major parties. Is it time for an election?

Nicola Sturgeon on way to Brussels to defend Scotland's place in the EU

David Cameron will not attend a meeting of EU leaders as they discuss the Brexit fallout.

This man looks set to be the Prime Minister of the UK

Prime Minister David Cameron announced his intention to step down last week.

When it comes to lobbying public officials, being called Bono may be a help

The U2 frontman’s name is just one of many thousands of returns made to the new Irish lobbying authority in the last year.

Dissent in the ranks: 'We gave our points of view, they gave theirs - but there was no agreement'

Members of the Independent Alliance want a free vote on a Bill that would allow for a termination in cases of fatal foetal abnormalities.

Politics - Tuesday 28 June, 2016

Vincent Browne: The EU, its elites and its hyper fans had this coming

Writing for TheJournal.ie, Vincent Browne says the European project was always about making the rich richer.

"We're not going to try and be George - we're not going to go on air and, kind of ... rant"

Chris Donoghue and Sarah McInerney on taking over George Hook’s Newstalk slot.

Jeremy Corbyn has lost a vote of no confidence to lead his party

His own MPs voted by a margin of 40 to 172 against him.

Charity regulator 'should have been in Console's offices long ago'

Tánaiste Frances Fitzgerald said the charity regulator is seeking assurances robust governance is in place.

Fianna Fáil TD apologises for asking how many Muslims have applied for Irish citizenship

Eamon Scanlon said that the question had been “misinterpreted”.

Ex-Sinn Féin councillor back in court over intent to falsely imprison a man

Jonathan Dowdall is also charged with possessing a firearm or imitation firearm.

Rent supplement set to increase from this Friday

The announcement was made in Dublin Castle this morning.

"Why are you here?" - An EU chief wasn't impressed with Nigel Farage today

“It’s a pleasure,” replied Nigel Farage.

Poll: Should Scotland leave the UK? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should Scotland leave the UK?

An independence vote is very much “on the table” according to Nicola Sturgeon. Would you like to see the Scots leave?

Politics - Monday 27 June, 2016

'Sectarian headcount' or 'democratic imperative': Is it time for a border poll? 26 + 6 = ? This post contains a poll

'Sectarian headcount' or 'democratic imperative': Is it time for a border poll?

Sinn Féin have called for a border poll in light of the Brexit vote, but there’s not much of an appetite for one among other politicians.

David Cameron's six years as prime minister will be solely remembered for this referendum defeat

David Cameron’s stint as prime minister has come to an unedifying end, dogged by the Europe question, writes Neale Richmond.

FactCheck: No, this photo does NOT show a mad rush for Irish passports in the UK

TheJournal.ie’s FactCheck takes on a misleading words-and-picture combo doing the rounds today.

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Ireland wants to attract thousands of foreign tech staff, but we may have trouble housing them

The government has unveiled an initiative to recruit the best talent from abroad.

Wait, what exactly is happening with Jeremy Corbyn and Labour right now?

The Tories are in disarray. So why are Labour choosing to move against their leader?

Enda Kenny wants an open border between the Republic and Northern Ireland

The Dáil has been recalled to discuss the Brexit fallout.

Labour deputy leader tells Corbyn he has no authority, as resignations keep coming

Corbyn has this morning released details of a reshuffle of his top team.

Poll: Would you like to see a second referendum on Brexit in the UK? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Would you like to see a second referendum on Brexit in the UK?

More than 3.5 million people have signed a petition to have a rerun of the vote.

Spain's conservatives have scored a big election victory in the wake of Brexit

The Popular Party (PP) increased its number of seats in the second election in six months.

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