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'I've won the bet': With the election called Gerry Adams can cut his hair, but he's undecided about getting the chop

'I've won the bet': With the election called Gerry Adams can cut his hair, but he's undecided about getting the chop

Jan 16th 2020, 3:17 PM 60,022 Views 94 Comments

Adams said the long hair came about because of a bet with Martin Ferris.

"She prays her son dies before her" - elderly Kerry residents at wits' end over care for adult children
# Breaking Point
# Breaking Point

"She prays her son dies before her" - elderly Kerry residents at wits' end over care for adult children

Mar 12th 2017, 10:00 PM 47,126 Views 43 Comments

Following a recent HSE move there is now no full-time respite centre in the Munster county.

'You're going to be shot': Sinn Féin TDs detail death threats received over Brian Stack Dáil row
# Strong Words
# Strong Words

'You're going to be shot': Sinn Féin TDs detail death threats received over Brian Stack Dáil row

Dec 15th 2016, 3:33 PM 17,102 Views 99 Comments

Dessie Ellis said he’s passed on the threatening letters to the gardaí.

Fine Gael TD insists he is not linking Sinn Féin deputies to Brian Stack murder
# Investigation
# Investigation

Fine Gael TD insists he is not linking Sinn Féin deputies to Brian Stack murder

Dec 8th 2016, 10:57 AM 9,966 Views 154 Comments

Alan Farrell said he was merely calling on Sinn Féin deputies to make a statement.

A monument to soldiers killed by IRA in the Civil War has been vandalised
# Civil War Politics
# Civil War Politics

A monument to soldiers killed by IRA in the Civil War has been vandalised

Apr 1st 2014, 7:15 AM 15,439 Views 61 Comments

There has been strong criticism after the monument to some of the bloodiest days of killing in the Civil War was badly vandalised.

Grieving families of road traffic victims 'sent €100 hospital invoices'
# HSE
# HSE

Grieving families of road traffic victims 'sent €100 hospital invoices'

Feb 25th 2014, 1:43 PM 23,824 Views 81 Comments

A TD has said this shows a “terrible lack of compassion” and is “cruel”.

Sinn Féin for next government coalition? Not likely, say FF and FG pols
# Under Pressure
# Under Pressure

Sinn Féin for next government coalition? Not likely, say FF and FG pols

Dec 1st 2013, 7:45 AM 8,497 Views 180 Comments

Second part of TV3 exploration also hears Sinn Féin politicians questioned about IRA criminality.

Higgins says Government delusional on a “Marie Antoinette scale”
# Let Them Eat Cake
# Let Them Eat Cake

Higgins says Government delusional on a “Marie Antoinette scale”

Mar 22nd 2012, 8:30 PM 5,402 Views 103 Comments

Socialist Party leader says that the government are in denial over the household charge – and says that people are not going to pay.

Opposition TDs outline plans for Household Charge boycott
# Household Charge
# Household Charge

Opposition TDs outline plans for Household Charge boycott

Dec 15th 2011, 7:35 AM 4,055 Views 214 Comments

Socialists and others have outlined a campaign where they will urge 1.6 million households not to register for the charge.

Sinn Féin TD and independents say they won’t pay household charge
# Household Charge
# Household Charge

Sinn Féin TD and independents say they won’t pay household charge

Dec 14th 2011, 9:05 PM 4,671 Views 97 Comments

Over half-a-dozen TDs say they will not pay the €100 tax when it comes into effect in the New Year with a number of Sinn Féin deputies considering their options.

Everything you need to know about the infamous Whitey Bulger
# Whitey Bulger
# Whitey Bulger

Everything you need to know about the infamous Whitey Bulger

Jun 23rd 2011, 12:10 PM 4,476 Views 0 Comments

James ‘Whitey’ Bulger was captured last night after 16 years on the run. But how did the Irish-American mobster become such a notorious figure?

The Half Hour Fix: 1.30am
# GE11
# GE11

The Half Hour Fix: 1.30am

Feb 27th 2011, 1:34 AM 1,463 Views 0 Comments

EVERY HOUR – on the half hour – TheJournal.ie brings you your fix of election tallies, predictions and results. Here’s how the winners and losers of GE11 are playing out so far.

Daily Fix: Saturday
# GE11
# GE11

Daily Fix: Saturday

Feb 12th 2011, 8:00 PM 1,196 Views 0 Comments

Today we’ve heard promises on crime fighting, cutting 145 state bodies and companies, and further arguments between Fine Gael and Labour over their economic policies.

Opposition renew general election calls after Cowen victory
# FF Heave
# FF Heave

Opposition renew general election calls after Cowen victory

Jan 19th 2011, 6:55 AM 347 Views 0 Comments

Fine Gael, Labour and Sinn Féin all demand an immediate general election in the wake of Brian Cowen’s victory.