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This week
14th July 2024 - 20th July 2024
No apologies: Tánaiste defends visit to Diageo brewery in Kenya following criticism
Inheritance tax on family homes won't be abolished but 'will be looked' at in Budget - Tánaiste
Tánaiste meeting political leaders and aid bosses on two day trip to Ethiopia
'The secret sauce': Tánaiste visits Guinness brewery in Kenya as part of trade visit
Tánaiste's trip to Nairobi settlement cancelled amid shock and concern over serial killer
Micheál Martin announces €15m funding to tackle child hunger while in Kenya and Ethiopia
Tánaiste 'understands' FF MEPs' opposition to Von der Leyen, but has 'own view' on president
Last week
7th July 2024 - 20th July 2024
Can bin collections be brought back under public control? Yes, but it could take a while
Half of voters found the European election ballot paper difficult to fill in and 'too long'
The poll also looked at what the top issues were for voters of each political party.
TDs have sat for the last time this term as the Dáil summer recess begins
Charges dropped and travel ban lifted for Irish woman Tori Towey in Dubai
The Irish embassy in the UAE will bring her to the airport to travel home as soon as she is ready, the Taoiseach said.
Licensing system for taxi drivers to be 'urgently' reviewed following rapist driver conviction
Mary Lou McDonald: Tori Towey case raises 'fundamental questions on treatment of women in Dubai'
WATCH: Michael Healy-Rae rails against social media companies with passionate speech in Dáil
'Lessons to be learned from France': PBP renews calls for left alliance ahead of general election
UL professor and The Currency writer Stephen Kinsella set to become economics adviser to Taoiseach
Minister has no current plans to discuss Grand Canal fencing with Waterways Ireland
This month
July 2024
Ian Paisley Jr has lost seat as MP for North Antrim in shock defeat to Reform-backed TUV
Scottish National Party hammered by Labour in UK general election
Jeremy Corbyn elected as Independent, beating his former Labour Party
Eamon Ryan: Dublin transport plan must proceed to make Dublin safer place to walk and cycle
Minister dubs 51-week leases ban 'big win for country students' who 'work on farms in summer'
What counts as 'affordable' housing? Taoiseach and Mary Lou McDonald clash on meaning in Dáil
SocDem co-founders Catherine Murphy and Róisín Shortall not standing in next general election
Last month
June 2024
Fine Gael overtakes Sinn Féin as most popular party for first time since 2021 - Poll
Coldplay wow with headline set at Glastonbury as band joined on stage by actor Michael J Fox
Natasha O'Brien calls for hate crime laws while speaking at Dublin's Pride festival
Here's What Happened Today: Saturday
Former RTÉ journalist Tommie Gorman remembered as 'unique force' at funeral mass in Sligo
Man (40s) charged after suspected fatal assault in Castleisland, Co Kerry
Dublin's O'Connell Street 'alive with colour' despite the rain for capital's 50th Pride march
One man charged and a third arrested following €1.25 million cannabis seizure in Kildare
Search renewed for Jay Slater, missing British teen in Tenerife, as call made for volunteers
Taylor Swift shares image of welcome flowers from U2 ahead of her first sold out Irish show
Taoiseach says he'll 'engage' with Irish MEPs over vote on Ursula von der Leyen
Taoiseach says people with convictions should be removed from the Defence Forces
Zelenskyy urges EU leaders to deliver weapons as security agreement finalised in Brussels
Anyone accused of gender-based violence should not serve in Defence Forces while awaiting trial - Taoiseach
Taoiseach says Ireland must do better after Pride disco in Wicklow postponed due to 'threats'
'They aren’t living on the streets': Humphreys defends housing for some homeless families