# politics - Yesterday’s News
'When you're lying in that bed in Dún Laoghaire, it's easy to think it's all over but it's far from it'
Twelve years after he was left paralysed, Westmeath para-cycling Declan Slevin recounts the journey which has taken him to the Paralympic Games.
# politics - Sunday 24 May, 2015
# politics - Saturday 23 May, 2015
Ireland’s decision to become the first country in the world to legalise same-sex marriage via a popular referendum shows just how much it has changed in recent years.
# politics - Friday 8 May, 2015
SDLP candidate Justin McNulty lost out in Newry & Armagh.
# politics - Wednesday 29 April, 2015
They’re giving it a try.
# politics - Tuesday 28 April, 2015
… because they think the public doesn’t want them to, according to new research.
# politics - Monday 20 April, 2015
“That is a good philosophy for politics!”
# politics - Sunday 19 April, 2015
In a country where few TDs would dare miss a funeral, do we really have a closer connection with our representatives… or do we just make them work harder at fooling us?
# politics - Thursday 16 April, 2015
While politics in Ireland are still centred around the parish pump, in the US and UK social media has transformed how politicos engage with the public, writes Paul Allen.
# politics - Monday 13 April, 2015
Her opening video was pretty predictable, for the most part.
“This activity should play well with the young folk.”
# politics - Thursday 9 April, 2015
A new initiative hopes to get more young people from diverse backgrounds running for office.
# politics - Monday 6 April, 2015
# politics - Saturday 4 April, 2015
They’re still not very popular though.
# politics - Thursday 2 April, 2015
The UKIP leader was giving out about ”heath tourism’.
# politics - Friday 27 March, 2015
Or are they the best people for the job?
# politics - Friday 13 March, 2015
# politics - Thursday 12 March, 2015
Northern Ireland’s peace is Ireland’s peace, we’ve all benefited and all of us must make sure we keep it
As the South approaches the next election pressure needs to be placed upon politicians to re-engage with the peace process.
# politics - Wednesday 4 March, 2015
Fianna Fáil’s Averil Power also spoke to TheJournal.ie about Micheál Martin’s leadership.
# politics - Tuesday 3 March, 2015
“By God, believe in something”
# politics - Monday 2 March, 2015
The no-nonsense defender has hinted at a move into politics as a Conservative candidate.
# politics - Wednesday 25 February, 2015
Well, this is the most random Shake It Off reference you will ever hear.
# politics - Saturday 21 February, 2015
In which the finance minister sported a black eye and James Reilly was threatened with being sued…
# politics - Friday 20 February, 2015
Murphy said that Jobstown was a “messy” protest.
# politics - Monday 16 February, 2015
We need something that will really engage younger people.
# politics - Sunday 15 February, 2015
The TD described the arrests as “not acceptable”.
In which a TD was arrested, Eamon Dunphy got schooled by a minister and Labour suffered more internal woes…
# politics - Saturday 14 February, 2015
*No, not the muscle kind.
# politics - Tuesday 10 February, 2015
Charlie’s card comes with its own brown envelope.
# politics - Sunday 1 February, 2015
Do you know your People’s Front of Judea from your Judean People’s Front?
# politics - Thursday 29 January, 2015
By not using Article 26, President Higgins leaves the door open for future constitutional challenges.
# politics - Wednesday 28 January, 2015
Gay politician warns opponents she will reveal their affairs if they use “family values” in marriage debate
“I will not stand by and allow legislators to talk about ‘family values’ when they have affairs.”
# politics - Sunday 25 January, 2015
Exit polls have placed support for the party at between 35.5% and 39.5%.
# politics - Friday 16 January, 2015
The leader of yet-to-be-named party says almost 600 people want to represent it in the next general election.
Potential American presidential candidate wants Americans to be willing to die for what they believe like ISIS
“They got the wrong philosophy, but they’re willing to die for what they believe, while we are busily giving away every belief and every value for the sake of political correctness.”
# politics - Wednesday 14 January, 2015
Mike Buchanan is the leader of Justice For Men and Boys (And For The Women Who Love Them).
# politics - Saturday 10 January, 2015
The week when Leo came home, Frank flirted with Fine Gael and Christy Burke did a u-turn…
# politics - Tuesday 6 January, 2015
There has been much talk of a changing political landscape in recent days.
# politics - Monday 5 January, 2015
What impact did Haughey’s stance (real or perceived) on Northern Ireland have on his successful election as Taoiseach and president of Fianna Fáil?