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# policies - Saturday 16 September, 2017

Facebook to review ad policy after discovering messages could be aimed at 'Jew haters'

A report this week showed that advertisers could target messages to anti-Semitic segments.

# policies - Monday 17 August, 2015

Is Renua just ripping off Fianna Fáil's policies?

The party launched another reform proposal today.

# policies - Saturday 1 August, 2015

Lucinda Creighton hits back at criticism from journalist

The TD has been defending Renua’s policies.

# policies - Sunday 8 February, 2015

Is it true that Fianna Fáil has no policies? Well, not really...

It’s a constant claim thrown at the party, but it turns out it has more than a few ideas.

# policies - Saturday 27 December, 2014

Fine Gael has just dished out this epic burn to Fianna Fáil

Fianna Fáil’s response? “The festive spirit appears to have gotten the better of the Fine Gael party handlers.”

# policies - Wednesday 21 May, 2014

The FBI is having problems hiring hackers who don't smoke weed

The agency is considering loosening the policy which prevents it from hiring anyone who has smoked marijuana in the previous three years.

# policies - Wednesday 7 May, 2014

What did Alan Shatter do in office? looks at some of the achievements – and failures – of Shatter’s tenure.

# policies - Tuesday 12 February, 2013

Fast food and alcohol companies ‘using similar strategies to tobacco industry’

A Lancet study advocates for regulation, saying that it is the only way to change transnational corporations.

# policies - Saturday 8 December, 2012

Sinn Féin publishes motion of no confidence in government

Gerry Adams said the coalition parties have “broken their contract with the electorate”.

# policies - Sunday 11 December, 2011

Open thread: Who would be in your fantasy Cabinet?

The Green Party is launching its new frontbench today, having picked grassroots members to provide opposition to the government. But if you had a chance, who would YOU choose for your ideal Cabinet?

# policies - Wednesday 6 July, 2011

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Irish people quiz Obama on immigration and hurling as he hosts a Twitter askathon

The US president is taking questions via Twitter this afternoon…

# policies - Wednesday 9 February, 2011

Tourism, literacy, crime, emigration, social welfare: A day of party policies

The five main political parties started to find the devil was in the detail today as they began to set out their stalls on a variety of policies. And they didn’t mention the banks… much.