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Last week
7th April 2024 - 13th April 2024
European elections: Voters sceptical about an EU army and whether Ireland should participate
A new The Journal/Ireland Thinks poll also found that immigration is seen as the priority issue in the European elections.
Questions over EU military cooperation have long been a source of debate in the bloc.
Half of poll respondents were opposed to an EU army, with just over a third in favour.
Supporters of Fine Gael, Fianna Fáil, the Greens and Labour were in favour of Ireland's participation in an EU army.
Last month
March 2024
As Leo Varadkar waves goodbye to his time as Taoiseach, how will he be remembered?
From ‘welfare cheats’ to ‘bullet-proof’ backstops.
Leo Varadkar expects new Taoiseach to be in place on 9 April, avoiding need for general election
European elections: Dead-heat on whether immigration is a big issue for voters
A third of people say they would vote for a candidate with ‘strong anti-immigration views’.
TheJournal/Ireland Thinks poll finds voters evenly split on the relevance of immigration to June elections.
The second survey in the major series also asked questions about EU immigration policy and sea rescue missions.
Analysis: Six reasons why the government is facing down the ballot of a big No-No
You probably need this: A last-minute, 500-word explainer on the two referendums
As little legalese as possible.
Super Tuesday is not so super this year but Donald Trump may still be the winner after it
It’s not a case of ‘if’ it’s all over but ‘when’.
Rónán Duffy takes a look at why this year's bumper day of US voting isn't quite so decisive.
Donald Trump is running away with the Republican race but Nikki Haley isn't quitting yet.
Instead, Trump's days in court may be the only chance of her claiming the nomination.
This year
2024
Winning support for Ireland and Spain's call for EU-Israel trade deal review 'very challenging'
Tributes following death of 'first-rate journalist, raconteur and proud Kerryman' Michael O'Regan
AC/DC set to rock Croke Park this summer
The EU's Israel-Gaza response has been poor according to two-thirds of Irish voters
The negative feeling is most keenly felt among younger people.
A major The Journal/Ireland Thinks poll, the first in a series of EU 2024 polls, published this morning.
The EU's response to the Gaza conflict has damaged its reputation with Irish people.
There remains, however, a huge motivation across the population to vote in four months with over 80% signalling intention to make it to the polling booths.
US-made lunar mission experiences 'anomaly' after separation from launch rocket
Ballinrobe hotel 'initially ear-marked for adult males' will house 'families and children', Dept says
The Department of Integration confirmed that the hotel would be used to provide temporary shelter to International Protection applicants.
The disused hotel has been the site of an ongoing protest since Friday night after councillors were informed last Thursday about plans for the site.
Local councillors have said there were concerns about a lack of consulation and the "denomination" of those planned to be housed there.
Last year
2023
'A disturbing blow to human rights': Disability groups blast 'token' social welfare increase
Quiz: How well do you know the career of Ardal O'Hanlon?
National Lottery reveals the two Dublin stores that each sold €3.9 million winning tickets
'Not the Britain I know': Leo Varadkar was concerned by some of the language at the Tory conference
Two Lotto players share €7.7 million jackpot after streak of rollovers is broken
Rishi Sunak plans to progressively ban cigarettes by increasing the legal age every year
Storm Agnes: Status Yellow wind warning for 24 counties on Wednesday
Tony Holohan criticises 'completely false' reporting about his role in CervicalCheck scandal
Patrick Kielty on his new film and how he thought he was being pranked when it was offered
Here we go again: The Wolfe Tones sell out 3Arena and announce second gig
The Late Late Show bags new sponsor ahead of show's return tonight
Poll: Should RTÉ sell its Dublin 4 land to raise funds?
The USC is back on the Budget agenda, it has a controversial history
Something has to give, the number of TDs can't keep pace with our growing population
Irish man arrested following violent death of Irish woman at Spanish holiday resort
Patrick Kielty's salary could be revealed tomorrow as RTÉ chair questions how pay is negotiated
Gardaí investigating potential murder in ongoing operation at Sliabh Liag sea cliffs in Donegal
RTÉ staff want probe into 'pensions and perks' for highest paid staff after Tubridy revelations
Leo Varadkar: Losing a border poll would 'take the issue off the agenda for a long period'
Liz Truss reflects on her time as PM (and the infamous lettuce) during testy Dublin interview
Ireland's cricket test match against England in London affected by climate activist protest
Seven men charged with attempted murder of PSNI Detective Chief Inspector John Caldwell
Facebook-owner Meta hit with record fine of €1.2 billion by Ireland's Data Protection Commission
Ahead of his coronation, some British media are struggling to deal with their new 'woke' King
Micheál Martin doubles down on criticism of The Ditch as NUJ questions his use of Dáil privilege
US President Joe Biden confirms bid for second term and speaks of battle with 'MAGA extremists'
Christy Dignam on asking for ten more years, his funeral and his daughter continuing his legacy