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Dublin: 16 °C Monday 3 August, 2015

Politics - Yesterday’s News

The latest poll is out – and it’s bad news for Enda

The Taoiseach and his party have seen a significant dip in support.

Politics - Saturday 1 August, 2015

Funeral of ‘iconic’ O’Donovan Rossa’s remembered 100 years on Easter Rising This post contains images

Funeral of ‘iconic’ O’Donovan Rossa’s remembered 100 years on

There was a re-enactment of Pádraig Pearse’s graveside oration.

It has been 70 years since 70,000 people were killed in less than a minute

New scientific research has looked at the long-term impact that the Hiroshima and Nagasaki bombings have had.

Lucinda Creighton hits back at criticism from journalist

The TD has been defending Renua’s policies.

From The42 Clare GAA chairman to run for Fianna Fáil in General Election Hat In The Ring

Clare GAA chairman to run for Fianna Fáil in General Election

Michael McDonagh was selected in Ennis last night.

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The government, Sinn Féin and the battle for 2016 … It starts today

Sinn Féin are insisting their massive O’Donovan Rossa event today is not a ‘rival’ to the official one. But it sure looks like they’re competing.

From Business ETC Now Irish workers can build up their holidays when they’re long-term sick Annual Leave

Now Irish workers can build up their holidays when they’re long-term sick

You can also carry over the leave you’ve build up, for up to 15 months.

Politics - Friday 31 July, 2015

Politics - Thursday 30 July, 2015

What’s Eurostat’s problem with Irish Water? … How long have you got?

The full decision from Eurostat has been revealed. Irish Water looks to be a “heavily subsidised public monopoly” the agency says.

Cowen and I don’t meet much, people might think we’re up to no good – Fintan Drury

Drury – a longtime friend of the former FF Taoiseach and a non-exec director of Anglo – has been talking to the Banking Inquiry.

This is really happening – Donald Trump is killing it at the polls

The brash tycoon is polling almost 10% better than his nearest rival for the Republican presidential nomination.

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Ireland’s railways could be the next up for privatisation…

The government is reportedly coming under pressure from the Union’s competition branch to put our rail services out to international tender.

Need to get up-to-speed on the Labour leadership battle? This hilarious Twitter account is your way in…

“Why does Karl Marx hate Earl Grey?” “Because the hereditary elite is anathema to a fair society.”

Don’t listen to lazy economic arguments against Irish unity. They couldn’t be further from the truth

Sinn Féin MEP Matt Carthy responds to a column published on TheJournal.ie last week.

Politics - Wednesday 29 July, 2015

Councillor leaves Renua just two months after joining

James Charity says the party lacks policies in a number of areas.

Tired performances all round as David Drumm controversy casts shadow over Banking Inquiry

Mary Harney and John Gormley were the latest former politicians to brave the banking inquiry gauntlet this afternoon.

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Irish Muslim assaulted at Dublin mosque by extremist sympathiser

The man was attacked by another Muslim when trying to post anti-extremist flyers at the mosque.

‘If pubs are selling c**k rings, how are they going to regulate sex shops?’

Suggestions to regulate sex shops in the same way as casinos has been mooted.

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Take a look inside Donald Trump’s private jet

It’s 24 years old, but has been seriously pimped out.

Dublin is ‘completely unprepared’ for another boom, apparently…

The government has hit back at Fianna Fáil’s criticism over ‘lack of investment’.

Politics - Tuesday 28 July, 2015

Eurostat’s released its finding … but the government’s sticking to its guns on Irish Water

The European statistics agency says Irish Water has to remain part of the Exchequer’s accounts.

Gerry Adams: The IRA was never defeated

The Sinn Féin leader was speaking on the 10th anniversary of the formal end to the IRA’s armed campaign.

Afghan man found at side of Irish motorway with no knowledge of what country he was in

The man claims to have travelled as a stowaway for three months before ending up at the side of the M7 motorway near Naas, Co Kildare.

From Business ETC Surveyors welcome plans to make Dublin apartments even smaller Shoe Box

Surveyors welcome plans to make Dublin apartments even smaller

Council planning proposals would see the minimum size reduced by almost 20%.

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Politician filmed ‘snorting coke off prostitute’s body’ steps down from House of Lords

“I want to apologise for the pain and embarrassment I have caused.”

Politics - Monday 27 July, 2015

Talk of guns in cinemas and Holocaust ovens, in the desperate battle to unseat Trump

Desperate to make the cut ahead of the first GOP debate, one low ranking contender has been smashing up his mobile phone on Youtube.

Councillor attacked by man who said he “smirked” at him

Noel Rock was attacked in Dublin city.

David Drumm shouldn’t be allowed testify via video-link, Inquiry told

The inquiry’s own legal team has advised that Drumm should not be allowed provide his evidence remotely.

‘You will get a bullet before long you gay b*****d’ – TD reports sinister death threat to gardaí

The letter was hand delivered to Frank Feighan’s Boyle constituency office.

The Filan family are getting into politics

Shane’s older brother Finbarr is running for Renua.

Poll: When do you want the next General Election? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: When do you want the next General Election?

Political parties are already gearing up.

Politics - Sunday 26 July, 2015

Independents top the latest poll with 31% support

There was a drop in support for both Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil in The Sunday Business Post Red C poll.

Is the banking inquiry on the verge of collapse?

Members are torn on whether former Anglo chief David Drumm should be allowed give evidence by video link.

British Lord resigns after video shows him ‘snorting cocaine off a prostitute’s body’

The 69-year-old, who had been in charge of upholding House of Lords standards, quit today.

Four killers on temporary release from prison this month

More than 500 prisoners were on temporary release across the country this month.

Should we limit the number of election posters candidates can have? Going Postal This post contains a poll

Should we limit the number of election posters candidates can have?

One Senator thinks 400 is plenty, but not everyone agrees.

Politics - Saturday 25 July, 2015

Dun Laoghaire residents protest against bus route cutbacks

People Before Profit Richard Boyd Barrett said residents across Dun Laoghaire are “absolutely furious” at the proposed cuts.

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