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Politics

This month
June 2024
How Ireland's non-white election candidates are targeted with misinformation and racist abuse
Micheál Martin not ruling out another coalition with Green Party, citing 'strong' economy
And they're off! Dutch voters kick off European Parliament elections across 27 member states
Mary Lou can't avoid 'Up the Ra' comment on Cabra canvass but she's not worried about election day
Cabra is McDonald’s home turf, so it was no surprise that she was greeted with a warm welcome on the doors yesterday.
Vast majority of Irish people think the EU should impose sanctions on Israel
Around a third of voters have boycotted companies associated with Israel in recent months, according to a new opinion poll.
Over three-quarters of people support sanctions, according to the latest opinion poll by The Journal and Ireland Thinks
Eight in 10 younger voters (aged 18 to 34) are in favour of the move, as are at least seven in 10 people across all other age groups
Leo Varadkar grilled about lack of services for children, Phoenix Park and gout on his home turf
A few constituents in the Fine Gael stomping ground in Castleknock spoke about the new leader Simon Harris.
Hunter Biden gun trial hears from FBI agent about seizure of evidence from infamous laptop
Woman who threw milkshake over Nigel Farage charged with assault and criminal damage
McDonald rules out Help-to-Buy 'cliff-edge' for buyers who 'baked in' deposit to their calculations
Home Loan scheme expanded to first-time buyers who wish to renovate vacant or derelict properties
Biden in France to mark D-Day anniversary under Ukraine shadow
Warmth, apathy and one 'don't come near my house': On the trail with Sinn Féin in west Dublin
The Journal joined Sinn Féin’s housing spokesperson as he knocked on doors in Lucan ahead of Friday’s election.
Varadkar: 'I can now be more frank. Trump re-election wouldn't be good for the world'
Record number of Leaving Cert students to sit exams today - starting with English Paper 1
Some migrant candidates afraid to canvass or use posters amid fears their children will be targeted
The Immigrant Council of Ireland has raised concerns about candidates being threatened, as well as voter intimidation, ahead of Friday’s elections.
Varadkar says Mayo incident with Harris 'unpleasant' but believes security for politicians 'about right'
Nigel Farage has drink poured over him amid campaign launch for ‘reverse takeover’ of Tory party
Mexican mayor shot dead day after Sheinbaum presidential win
Clonsilla: 'I don't want the next generation to only know this place for being housing estates'
The Journal spoke to local residents in Clonsilla in Dublin 15 last week to hear what their community needs.
Mexico elects Claudia Sheinbaum as first female president
Gardaí investigating protests that targeted Simon Harris while canvassing in Co Mayo
Election security expert tells of threats to family as Government regulators 'not doing enough'
Buail le 'ionadaithe' a d'fhéadfadh suíochán a ghlacadh san Eoraip má fhágann FPE
Voters go to the polls on Friday for the local elections - but what exactly do councillors do?
What is an EU commissioner and how are they appointed?
There is a grueling, sometimes-months-long process within the EU to select the next 27 commissioners.
Cad a dhéanann an tAontas Eorpach? Agus cad is féidir leis a reachtú agus a rialú?
'We're the custodians of the land': Forest owners say land 'is valueless' after ash dieback
Drogheda: Locals say it is on the 'cusp of being brilliant' - it just needs attention
Our reporter Jane Matthews visits her hometown.
UK General Election show on the road as parties launch battle buses
Taoiseach among European leaders urging all parties to consider Gaza ceasefire plan
Russian missiles and drones target Ukrainian energy sites overnight
Italian PM sets 'clear objective' for EU election to 'build a right-wing government in Europe'
Netanyahu insists on 'destruction of Hamas' before commencement of permanent ceasefire in Gaza
The Israeli Prime Minister’s statement comes after US President Joe Biden outlined a plan to end the conflict in Gaza.
RFK Jr is demanding a place on stage alongside Trump and Biden - he may have a point
Larry Donnelly
The campaign trail: FG have a wall to climb and Clare Daly has a Hollywood star in her corner
Here’s the roundup of some of the weird, wacky and unexpected on the campaign trail so far.
‘Ispíní a dhéanamh’: Cad is FPE ann agus cad a dhéanann siad?
Last month
May 2024
Fitch Ratings upgrades Ireland on its ability to repay long-term debts to AA
Garda deployed to Belfast to support immigration investigations
The Candidate: Everything you need to know about the EU elections Dublin constituency
Recently elected member of Seanad Éireann running for the House of Commons in UK election