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#Politics

# politics - Tuesday 6 November, 2018

Whistleblowers alleged to have raised school building concerns to Department of Education in 2012

The Joint Committee on Education heard claims that industry officials met with former Minister Ruairi Quinn over the issue.

# politics - Sunday 4 November, 2018

Plan on following the midterm results on Tuesday? Here's what to watch out for

If you plan on following the midterm results, here’s what’s expect to make it easier for you to spot a political upset.

# politics - Tuesday 16 October, 2018

The Candidate: TheJournal.ie's new presidential podcast

The Candidate brings TheJournal.ie readers closer to the presidential hopefuls, thanks to six in-depth interviews.

# politics - Sunday 14 October, 2018

'There is a compelling public interest': Two more Independents will support Fine Gael in key votes

Dáil arithmetic meant the resignation of Denis Naughten created a headache for the minority government.

# politics - Monday 8 October, 2018

Far-right candidate Bolsonaro wins Brazil vote but not outright victory

The former paratrooper was stabbed while campaigning in September.

# politics - Tuesday 2 October, 2018

'Are we prepared? We are not': Brexit hard border warning from former Troubles soldier

The retired member of the Defence Forces was involved in defending the State and working on the border during the troubles.

# politics - Wednesday 26 September, 2018

'She saw it as a stunt': Eoghan Murphy says Catherine Byrne got 'no deal' for confidence vote

The Minister for Housing also said St Michael’s Estate in Inchicore will be redeveloped as planned.

# politics - Tuesday 25 September, 2018

'Taoiseach, I can only surmise that you are delusional': Mary Lou says Leo should sack his housing minister

There had been reports that the Junior Minister would abstain from voting on the motion of no confidence in her government colleague.

# politics - Sunday 9 September, 2018

Polish MEP on Irexit party: 'We should be asking for examples of what the benefits of leaving would be'

Danuta Hübner says that citizens must “not take all those lies and all those millions, like those that were promised before the UK referendum”.

# politics - Saturday 8 September, 2018

Quiz: How much do you know about Northern Irish politics?

Karen Bradley admitted she didn’t know much about the divisive political history in the North when she took up her role in January.

# politics - Friday 7 September, 2018

Northern Irish Secretary admits she didn't understand 'nationalists don't vote for unionist parties'

Karen Bradley has said there was a lot she didn’t understand about Northern Ireland before she was given the job.

# politics - Wednesday 5 September, 2018

Russia confirms it targeted Syrian rebel stronghold Idlib with air strikes

Yesterday, Russian and Turkish presidents were asked to use diplomacy to avert a “bloodbath” in Idlib.

Opinion: On either side of the Atlantic, a disregard for verifiable facts has increasingly become the norm

Simon Foy examines politics in the era of Donald Trump, taking in fake news, allegations about Jeremy Corbyn, and the behaviour of Boris Johnson.

# politics - Wednesday 29 August, 2018

'Fine Gael's 'Green Week' was outdated, shallow and a little bit scary'

Fine Gael’s week dedicated to green issues came across as dated and out-of-touch, writes Jonathan Victory.

# politics - Monday 20 August, 2018

Presidential hopeful Gemma O'Doherty targets independents and says Ireland is 'heading for catastrophe'

The journalist launched her bid for the Áras yesterday

# politics - Tuesday 7 August, 2018

Opinion: 'Want to build peace in Northern Ireland? Start by looking at what John Hume achieved'

The director of a documentary about Hume’s life – which will be broadcast tonight on RTÉ One – writes about the impact he had on Northern Ireland.

# politics - Monday 9 July, 2018

Resignations and recriminations: How Theresa May's Brexit has turned into an awful mess

Theresa May faces the most serious challenge to her leadership yet with the resignations of Boris Johnson and David Davis.

# politics - Sunday 20 May, 2018

Sinn Féin more popular than Fianna Fáil, according to opinion poll

Fine Gael remains the most popular political party.

# politics - Saturday 5 May, 2018

From The42 'I got a notion one time and I went to a hypnotist in Limerick' Irish Abroad

'I got a notion one time and I went to a hypnotist in Limerick'

Ex-Munster hooker Duncan Casey and Grenoble are one win away from promotion into the Top 14.

# politics - Saturday 14 April, 2018

Only eight people (and one party) gave their view on whether we should have a fixed term Dáil

Only the Green Party made a submission to the Citizens’ Assembly.

# politics - Tuesday 3 April, 2018

'We can't ignore the very real possibility of the emergence of a new disruptive politics'

Irish politics remains volatile with the potential for alternative political parties emerging, writes Rory Hearne.

# politics - Wednesday 28 March, 2018

Tánaiste denies doing a U-turn on abortion

Coveney also suggested that the abortion referendum could be held a week earlier than expected.

# politics - Monday 19 March, 2018

Sex and the City star to run for Governor of New York

Cynthia Nixon, a lifelong New Yorker, says that she wants to “fight for a better, more equal New York”.

# politics - Sunday 4 March, 2018

# politics - Saturday 3 March, 2018

Oblivious to past scandals, Silvio Berlusconi barrels forward ahead of Italy's election

Although the former Prime Minister is barred from public office, he could play an important role in the next government.

# politics - Sunday 25 February, 2018

Ireland's secretive anti-fascist group says far-right here can be 'extremely violent and dangerous'

The group said it is constantly monitoring fascist individuals and groups in Ireland to ensure they do not gain momentum.

# politics - Saturday 24 February, 2018

Fianna Fáil sees boost in support in latest opinion poll

Fine Gael is holding steady at 32% but the gap is closing.

# politics - Friday 16 February, 2018

'Mixed messages' 'Thumbs up' 'A cock-up': Here's some of the reactions to the government's grand plan for Ireland

A ‘marketing exercise’ or a ‘vision for Ireland’: Political parties and stakeholders give their view.

Launching political comeback, Romney says Utah 'welcomes legal immigrants around the world'

The 70-year-old will be the heavy favorite for the Utah Senate seat.

# politics - Saturday 10 February, 2018

These are the big tests facing Mary Lou as she fills Gerry's shoes

Today she becomes Sinn Féin leader, but what next?

# politics - Sunday 4 February, 2018

Tributes flow for 'great friend and colleague' as Labour stalwart Seamus Pattison passes away RIP

Tributes flow for 'great friend and colleague' as Labour stalwart Seamus Pattison passes away

The former Ceann Comhairle served Carlow-Kilkenny for 46 years.

# politics - Friday 26 January, 2018

US ambassador says rumours of an affair with Trump 'highly offensive' and 'disgusting'

Nikki Haley shot down talk of being romantically involved with the US president.

From The42 No politics, kneeling for Vince McMahon's XFL Alternative

No politics, kneeling for Vince McMahon's XFL

News of the launch comes as the National Football League prepares to bring the curtain down on the most tumultuous season in its history.

# politics - Sunday 21 January, 2018

Mary Lou may be Sinn Féin's leader-in-waiting, but whether that translates to votes is another story

A new poll shows that it won’t change how two-thirds of voters view the party.

# politics - Tuesday 2 January, 2018

Tweeting TDs: Who excelled on social media in 2017?

While local radio might still be the holy grail of parish pump politics, new media is quickly catching up, writes Craig Dwyer.

# politics - Tuesday 26 December, 2017

Quiz: What were these political figures giving out about this year?

There was a lot of anger around Leinster House this year.

RTÉ's Tony Connelly on Brexit leaks: 'If you suppress a paper you've been given, you're crossing a line'

We talked to Ireland’s Brexit expert, who recently wrote a book on the topic.

# politics - Sunday 24 December, 2017

The 9 at 9: Christmas Eve

Here’s all the news you need to know on Christmas Eve.

# politics - Thursday 26 October, 2017

Muslim satirical site founders waive anonymity for Dublin Festival of Politics

The Hummus creators will join activist-singer Peggy Seeger and a host of other speakers at new fest.

# politics - Wednesday 25 October, 2017

Twitter will now label political ads, including who bought them and how much they cost

Senators behind the Honest Ads Act referred to it as an issue of national security.

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