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# independent - Sunday 19 April, 2020

Harris warns that major sporting events are unlikely for the rest of 2020
# Mass Gatherings
From The42
# Mass Gatherings

Harris warns that major sporting events are unlikely for the rest of 2020

Apr 19th 2020, 10:53 AM 23,545 Views 30 Comments

This year’s GAA championships and rugby fixtures are now in severe doubt.

# independent - Monday 10 February, 2020

Verona Murphy elected in Wexford as Malcolm Byrne loses seat he won in November
# Ge2020
# Ge2020

Verona Murphy elected in Wexford as Malcolm Byrne loses seat he won in November

Feb 10th 2020, 2:28 PM 34,926 Views 22 Comments

Murphy had been dropped from the Fine Gael ticket following a controversial by-election campaign.

# independent - Wednesday 22 January, 2020

Independent TD Tommy Broughan announces he will not seek re-election
# Retiring
# Retiring

Independent TD Tommy Broughan announces he will not seek re-election

Jan 22nd 2020, 1:42 PM 15,671 Views 24 Comments

He was first elected to the Dáil in 1992.

# independent - Wednesday 27 November, 2019

Independent TD says Creed should resign if he does not apologise for death threat comments
# Tractor Protest
# Tractor Protest

Independent TD says Creed should resign if he does not apologise for death threat comments

Nov 27th 2019, 5:28 PM 32,821 Views 47 Comments

Creed made the comments in the Dáil yesterday and some farmers are calling for an apology.

# independent - Tuesday 9 October, 2018

Michael Harty to vote against Budget over 'uninspired' and 'inadequate' measures
# Health
# Health

Michael Harty to vote against Budget over 'uninspired' and 'inadequate' measures

Oct 9th 2018, 7:00 PM 19,154 Views 21 Comments

The independent TD said he is “very disappointed” by today’s announcement.

# independent - Sunday 30 September, 2018

Jane Sanders: 'Bernie would have beaten Donald Trump; he hasn't decided yet if he'll run in 2020'
# Interview
# Interview

Jane Sanders: 'Bernie would have beaten Donald Trump; he hasn't decided yet if he'll run in 2020'

Sep 30th 2018, 11:00 AM 17,247 Views 52 Comments

In an interview with TheJournal.ie, Jane Sanders said that the focus for the next few months was for the Democrats to regain control in the House of Representatives and the Senate.

# independent - Saturday 29 September, 2018

Irish film about dad's cancer battle aims to show impact of illness on families
# For Molly
# For Molly

Irish film about dad's cancer battle aims to show impact of illness on families

Sep 29th 2018, 5:30 PM 14,904 Views 4 Comments

The film stars Love/Hate actor Kieran O’Reilly.

# independent - Wednesday 19 September, 2018

Independent TDs and senators fail to agree on presidential candidate
# Aras 2018
# Aras 2018

Independent TDs and senators fail to agree on presidential candidate

Sep 19th 2018, 8:50 PM 14,220 Views 52 Comments

The group had a “robust debate” this evening.

# independent - Friday 14 September, 2018

Everton face possible points deduction for pursuit of Marco Silva
# Inquiry
From The42
# Inquiry

Everton face possible points deduction for pursuit of Marco Silva

Sep 14th 2018, 2:52 PM 5,208 Views 4 Comments

The club are accused of ‘tapping up’ Silva whilst he was head coach of Watford.

# independent - Tuesday 30 January, 2018

Nearly four cyclists are hospitalised in Ireland every day
# Injured
# Injured

Nearly four cyclists are hospitalised in Ireland every day

Jan 30th 2018, 6:05 AM 16,113 Views 140 Comments

Fifteen cyclists died in road traffic incidents last year.

# independent - Friday 10 November, 2017

'I think I'm doing a good job': Halligan says he isn't resigning after North Korea and interview controversies
# Independent
# Independent

'I think I'm doing a good job': Halligan says he isn't resigning after North Korea and interview controversies

Nov 10th 2017, 10:48 AM 14,966 Views 80 Comments

His colleague Kevin ‘Boxer’ Moran said that he was “embarrassed” when he heard Halligan’s comments on the radio last week.

# independent - Wednesday 23 August, 2017

Ireland's biggest newspaper group wants Google and Facebook to pay for news
# Advertising
# Advertising

Ireland's biggest newspaper group wants Google and Facebook to pay for news

Aug 23rd 2017, 2:54 PM 18,794 Views 38 Comments

Company chairman Leslie Buckley said traditional publishers should ‘demand payment’ from the online duopoly.

# independent - Tuesday 18 April, 2017

'No religious influence': Harris defends new maternity hospital ownership in face of criticism
# Sisters Of Charity
# Sisters Of Charity

'No religious influence': Harris defends new maternity hospital ownership in face of criticism

Apr 18th 2017, 8:53 PM 22,623 Views 113 Comments

The Master of the new National Maternity Hospital said the facility will “revolutionise healthcare”.

# independent - Tuesday 28 February, 2017

Being tough on bankers ... and Fine Gael: How Peter Mathews will be remembered
# Bank Guarantee
# Bank Guarantee

Being tough on bankers ... and Fine Gael: How Peter Mathews will be remembered

Feb 28th 2017, 8:30 PM 15,467 Views 26 Comments

Luke ‘Ming’ Flanagan is among those to have paid tribute to Mathews, saying Ireland is “a poorer place” without him.

# independent - Tuesday 7 February, 2017

Donnelly says he was "eviscerated" online after joining Fianna Fáil
# The New Boy
# The New Boy

Donnelly says he was "eviscerated" online after joining Fianna Fáil

Feb 7th 2017, 2:54 PM 18,358 Views 67 Comments

Wickow TD Stephen Donnelly made the move to Fianna Fáil last week.

# independent - Friday 3 February, 2017

Pat Casey says it 'wasn't easy to take' Stephen Donnelly joining Fianna Fáil
# New Running Mates
# New Running Mates

Pat Casey says it 'wasn't easy to take' Stephen Donnelly joining Fianna Fáil

Feb 3rd 2017, 8:26 AM 18,622 Views 42 Comments

The former Social Democrat and independent TD has been sharply critical of Fianna Fáil in the past.

# independent - Wednesday 1 February, 2017

Enda Kenny says he's concerned about INM major media merger
# Newspapers
# Newspapers

Enda Kenny says he's concerned about INM major media merger

Feb 1st 2017, 6:54 PM 10,817 Views 29 Comments

Taoiseach Enda Kenny has said he is concerned about the INM and Celtic Media merger.

# independent - Sunday 5 June, 2016

John Halligan: 'If I could bring in legislation to goddamn jail landlords, I would jail the bastards'
# Sunday Interview
# Sunday Interview

John Halligan: 'If I could bring in legislation to goddamn jail landlords, I would jail the bastards'

Jun 5th 2016, 7:30 AM 51,226 Views 182 Comments

The new minister for state for training and skills has strong views on what should be done to stop rising rents that are forcing people into homelessness.

# independent - Thursday 2 June, 2016

George Hook is leaving the Independent for a 3-year-old sports website
# Pastures New
From The42
# Pastures New

George Hook is leaving the Independent for a 3-year-old sports website

Jun 2nd 2016, 1:44 PM 18,209 Views 16 Comments

The announcement was made by the Cork-based startup, which launched in 2013.

# independent - Sunday 10 April, 2016

'Dubliners think Donegal may as well be on the moon'
# Way Up North
# Way Up North

'Dubliners think Donegal may as well be on the moon'

Apr 10th 2016, 8:15 AM 23,765 Views 111 Comments

Donegal independent TD Thomas Pringle talks to us about his native county’s uniqueness and why he left Sinn Féin.

# independent - Saturday 26 March, 2016

The final edition of The Independent newspaper is on newsstands today
# Stop Presses
# Stop Presses

The final edition of The Independent newspaper is on newsstands today

Mar 26th 2016, 1:59 PM 32,360 Views 22 Comments

The paper has been going for 30 years.

# independent - Saturday 27 February, 2016

"Mugabe would be proud" - spoiled votes all over the southeast because of papers not being stamped
# SPOILERS
# SPOILERS

"Mugabe would be proud" - spoiled votes all over the southeast because of papers not being stamped

Feb 27th 2016, 8:10 PM 56,576 Views 54 Comments

The problems have been found in Wexford and Waterford, and one Wexford candidate is less than impressed.

'Tipperary has had a love for me for over 28 years' - Lowry elected on first count
# Election 2016
# Election 2016

'Tipperary has had a love for me for over 28 years' - Lowry elected on first count

Feb 27th 2016, 7:49 PM 20,166 Views 134 Comments

‘Lord Lowry’ – as dubbed in supporters’ banner – tops the poll in newly-united Tipperary constituency.

# independent - Monday 22 February, 2016

Not to be outdone by the Healy-Raes, Mattie McGrath's released a pizza-based election song
# The Man In The Van
# The Man In The Van

Not to be outdone by the Healy-Raes, Mattie McGrath's released a pizza-based election song

Feb 22nd 2016, 2:45 PM 12,074 Views 49 Comments

LA LA LA LA LA LA LA MATTIE MCGRATH!

# independent - Sunday 21 February, 2016

Tipp TD Mattie McGrath's election song is all kinds of cringe
# The Man In The Van
From The Daily Edge
# The Man In The Van

Tipp TD Mattie McGrath's election song is all kinds of cringe

Feb 21st 2016, 4:06 PM 4,352 Views 4 Comments

LA LA LA LA LA LA LA MATTIE MCGRATH!

# independent - Thursday 11 February, 2016

Call for election campaign to be suspended over threat to State security from gangland crime
# INM
# INM

Call for election campaign to be suspended over threat to State security from gangland crime

Feb 11th 2016, 6:30 PM 37,402 Views 146 Comments

Independent News & Media released a statement this evening to say some of their reporters were warned about risk to their safety.

# independent - Friday 27 November, 2015

Mick Wallace has published his Project Eagle correspondence with Nama...
# Mick Wallace
# Mick Wallace

Mick Wallace has published his Project Eagle correspondence with Nama...

Nov 27th 2015, 8:10 PM 32,508 Views 0 Comments

The independent TD has called for a commission of inquiry to be set up to investigate claims surrounding the state agency.

# independent - Tuesday 24 November, 2015

Controversial Fine Gael TD Sean Conlan resigns from party
# Gone
# Gone

Controversial Fine Gael TD Sean Conlan resigns from party

Nov 24th 2015, 11:03 PM 29,889 Views 110 Comments

The Cavan-Monaghan deputy confirmed his departure today.

# independent - Thursday 19 November, 2015

TD raises concerns that supertrawler may be acting illegally off Donegal coast
# Margiris
# Margiris

TD raises concerns that supertrawler may be acting illegally off Donegal coast

Nov 19th 2015, 5:32 PM 17,389 Views 64 Comments

The Margiris can process as much as 250 tonnes of fish per day.

# independent - Wednesday 15 July, 2015

Ireland's newest political party will abolish water charges and repeal the 8th
# Social Democrats
# Social Democrats

Ireland's newest political party will abolish water charges and repeal the 8th

Jul 15th 2015, 11:35 AM 40,109 Views 159 Comments

The Social Democrats launched in Dublin today. Here’s what we know so far…

# independent - Tuesday 30 June, 2015

What will Haughey do next?
# Independent Streak
# Independent Streak

What will Haughey do next?

Jun 30th 2015, 3:30 PM 15,644 Views 47 Comments

The son of the former taoiseach is considering his options after failing to win the Fianna Fáil nomination in Dublin Bay North last week.

# independent - Monday 22 June, 2015

Here's one senator who WON'T be joining that new political party
# Going Independent
# Going Independent

Here's one senator who WON'T be joining that new political party

Jun 22nd 2015, 7:00 PM 14,718 Views 74 Comments

Katherine Zappone will run for the Dáil as an independent in Dublin South-West.

# independent - Monday 8 June, 2015

'Cute-hoorism of the worst kind': Averil Power has ANOTHER go at Fianna Fáil
# Power Trip
# Power Trip

'Cute-hoorism of the worst kind': Averil Power has ANOTHER go at Fianna Fáil

Jun 8th 2015, 1:39 PM 19,277 Views 81 Comments

The senator has launched another attack on her former party.

# independent - Sunday 7 June, 2015

Is Averil Power about to enter the 'Battle of the Bay'?
# Independent Power?
# Independent Power?

Is Averil Power about to enter the 'Battle of the Bay'?

Jun 7th 2015, 7:30 AM 10,880 Views 59 Comments

The former Fianna Fáil senator is being tipped to run as an independent in the next general election.

# independent - Wednesday 3 June, 2015

Our newest Senator is 'dismayed' at being denied entry to independent group
# No New Members
# No New Members

Our newest Senator is 'dismayed' at being denied entry to independent group

Jun 3rd 2015, 6:40 PM 15,614 Views 45 Comments

Averil Power got the nod, but Gerard Craughwell did not.

# independent - Wednesday 27 May, 2015

Are you more likely to vote for an independent TD?
# State Of The Nation
# State Of The Nation

Are you more likely to vote for an independent TD?

May 27th 2015, 12:00 PM 18,361 Views 60 Comments

Here’s everything you need to know about what’s happening in Irish politics right now…

# independent - Thursday 9 April, 2015

'I don't take any pleasure in quitting Fianna Fáil, it was a big part of my life'
# Going Solo
# Going Solo

'I don't take any pleasure in quitting Fianna Fáil, it was a big part of my life'

Apr 9th 2015, 9:15 PM 20,372 Views 53 Comments

David McGuinness has spoken to TheJournal.ie about his decision to quit Fianna Fáil today.

# independent - Thursday 19 March, 2015

'The one who has the balls to say it': This Fianna Fáil councillor could go independent
# Going Rogue
# Going Rogue

'The one who has the balls to say it': This Fianna Fáil councillor could go independent

Mar 19th 2015, 8:30 PM 16,739 Views 48 Comments

David McGuinness says there’s even talk of spurned Fianna Fáil candidates forming a breakaway group.

# independent - Monday 9 March, 2015

Tributes are flowing in for former Herald editor Paul Drury
# Rest In Peace
# Rest In Peace

Tributes are flowing in for former Herald editor Paul Drury

Mar 9th 2015, 2:20 PM 18,391 Views 13 Comments

The veteran journalist passed away peacefully yesterday.

# independent - Thursday 26 February, 2015

'I was told he was just having a panic attack - an hour later, he was dead'
# Cardiology
# Cardiology

'I was told he was just having a panic attack - an hour later, he was dead'

Feb 26th 2015, 10:59 PM 62,362 Views 57 Comments

There have been calls for an upgrade in the cardiology services available in University Hospital Waterford.

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