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# republicans - Thursday 30 July, 2015

This is really happening - Donald Trump is killing it at the polls

The brash tycoon is polling almost 10% better than his nearest rival for the Republican presidential nomination.

# republicans - Tuesday 14 July, 2015

Man charged with attempted murder after car was driven into pedestrians

A 16-year-old girl was also hurt when a car ploughed into pedestrians.

# republicans - Saturday 20 June, 2015

US presidential hopeful calls Charleston massacre an accident Oops This post contains videos

US presidential hopeful calls Charleston massacre an accident

The Republican governor said drugs, and not gun control, may be the real issue here.

# republicans - Thursday 12 March, 2015

Mary Lou: Anybody who rapes a child can't call themselves a republican

The Sinn Féin deputy leader has been making her first public comments on the latest abuse claims.

# republicans - Monday 2 February, 2015

'Ongoing incident' involving dissident republican prisoners at high security jail

The prisoners are protesting over living conditions.

# republicans - Friday 12 December, 2014

US avoids West Wing-style shutdown as House passes $1.1 trillion spending bill

The late night vote followed a long day of arm-twisting by the White House as dozens of Democrats revolted over parts of the bill.

# republicans - Wednesday 12 November, 2014

Micheál Martin tells Dáil of 'harrowing' sexual abuse suffered by two brothers IRA

Micheál Martin tells Dáil of 'harrowing' sexual abuse suffered by two brothers

“These are not isolated cases. They are the tip of an iceberg.”

# republicans - Wednesday 5 November, 2014

Opinion: Sinn Féin continues its Stand By Your Man policy... but will it sour public opinion?

Sinn Féin prides itself on its militaristic discipline in staying on-message – but that Stepford uniformity could eventually turn voters against it.

Disaster for Obama as Republicans win US Senate

Republicans seized at least seven seats from Senate Democrats.

# republicans - Monday 3 November, 2014

How the richest man in Ireland lost it all: New look at the life of Tony O'Reilly

The programme will look at the life of Sir Anthony O’Reilly – former owner of Waterford Wedgwood and Independent News and Media.

# republicans - Thursday 18 September, 2014

# republicans - Monday 11 August, 2014

Two injured during anti-internment parade in Belfast

One officer and a members of the public sustained minor injuries in the parade which saw thousands take to the streets.

# republicans - Saturday 19 July, 2014

Man in court after dissident republican arrests in Dublin

The man in his 30s will be before the Special Criminal Court tonight.

# republicans - Tuesday 1 July, 2014

US companies who object to contraception on religious grounds won't have to pay for it

The Supreme Court has decided on a long-running dispute about whether companies can opt out of certain aspects of employee health insurance.

# republicans - Wednesday 18 June, 2014

Gilmore in Washington to 'highlight plight' of undocumented Irish

The Tánaiste will also discuss the establishment of a visa regime for future legal migration between Ireland and the US.

# republicans - Sunday 8 June, 2014

Hillary Clinton is touring the US promoting a new book (or something else, perhaps, maybe)

The former Secretary of State, Senator, and First Lady has been accused of playing it safe in her new book, “Hard Choices”.

# republicans - Sunday 6 April, 2014

McGuinness: I know this decision involves challenges for Irish republicans

McGuinness has been questioned on his decision to attend a banquet with Queen Elizabeth II at Windsor Castle this week.

# republicans - Friday 28 February, 2014

On-the-run letters scheme slammed as 'secret postal service for the IRA'

“The days of side deals, shabby deals and secret deals should be well and truly over,” SDLP member Alban Maginness told the Northern Ireland National Assembly today.

# republicans - Sunday 9 February, 2014

There are 62 republican prisoners being held at present in Irish prisons IRA

There are 62 republican prisoners being held at present in Irish prisons

The average person is in custody in Portlaoise Prison for over 8 months.

# republicans - Wednesday 29 January, 2014

A "year of action": Obama sends warning to Congress, pledges to tackle inequality

In his annual State of the Union address, the US President vowed to narrow the gap between rich and poor and said he would bypass Congress if needed…

# republicans - Tuesday 14 January, 2014

Chris Christie's State of the State address dogged by ongoing 'bridgegate' scandal

The widening political trouble is threatening to undermine his second term and a possible 2016 presidential run.

# republicans - Wednesday 11 December, 2013

Another shutdown averted as US lawmakers announce two-year budget deal

President Barack Obama hailed the agreement as a sign of rare bipartisan cooperation.

# republicans - Tuesday 26 November, 2013

US businesses in dispute with White House over birth control cover for employees

Two businesses will go to the Supreme Court to get exemptions given to religious organisations extended.

# republicans - Friday 22 November, 2013

'I don't think it's a good idea': Adams against proposal to end Troubles prosecutions

The Sinn Féin president has come out against a proposal to end all prosecutions related to the Troubles that was put forward by the North’s Attorney General this week.

# republicans - Wednesday 6 November, 2013

Irish-American 'underdog' elected mayor of Boston

Meanwhile, Bill de Blasio was elected the first Democrat mayor of New York City in 24 years.

# republicans - Thursday 24 October, 2013

Obama pushes immigration reform with Republicans reeling after shutdown

The immigration reform bill was passed by the Senate in June but is yet to make it’s way through Congress.

# republicans - Wednesday 23 October, 2013

Hundreds attend walk to remember Shankhill Road bomb victims

The attack, which happened 20 years ago today, was one of the most notorious incidents of The Troubles.

# republicans - Saturday 12 October, 2013

Statue of Liberty and Grand Canyon to reopen

US states will temporarily pay the running costs of world-famous landmarks.

# republicans - Friday 11 October, 2013

Obama meets with Republicans in bid to end crisis

The two sides held talks in an effort to avert a looming debt crisis and end the continuing US federal shutdown.

# republicans - Thursday 10 October, 2013

Man shot dead in Derry city centre

The attack happened on Shipquay Street at around 11am. Dissident republicans are being blamed.

# republicans - Thursday 3 October, 2013

US shutdown enters third day after failed White House talks

Hundreds of thousands of federal workers home, museums and national parks are shut, much scientific research is on hold and the shutdown is now threatening already sluggish economic growth.

# republicans - Tuesday 1 October, 2013

US government shuts down after Obamacare row

Around 800,000 government workers will be sent home today with back-pay not guaranteed.

# republicans - Saturday 28 September, 2013

New Jersey politicians will appeal judge's ruling enforcing gay marriages

Governor Chris Christie is caught between his state’s liberal leanings and his ambitions to win the Republican nomination for president in 2016

# republicans - Friday 27 September, 2013

Government closure possible in US as politicians deadlocked over budget

Many agencies have been mandated to begin shutting their doors unless a deal can be reached by midnight on Monday.

# republicans - Wednesday 25 September, 2013

After 21-hour Ted Cruz speech, US Senate votes on budget measures

Attempting to halt the removal of a provision that would see Obamacare defunded, a Texas senator held the floor for 21 hours, taking time to read his daughters a bed time story.

# republicans - Wednesday 11 September, 2013

Six arrested, guns and bomb parts seized in dissident crackdown

Four vehicles and a quantity of ammunition have also been uncovered by gardaí in searches carried out in Dublin and Wicklow.

# republicans - Thursday 29 August, 2013

Man arrested on suspicion of terrorist activity in Carrickfergus

The 42-year-old was arrested by officers investigating the Union Jack flag protests. To date, over 180 people have been charged as part of the investigation.

# republicans - Friday 16 August, 2013

Column: I hope my son never lives through the kind of violent history I did

Recent violence on the streets of Belfast filled me with despair; we need to teach our children respect for each other’s identity and traditions to avoid passing on the failures of the past, writes Peter Osborne.

# republicans - Saturday 20 July, 2013

Appeals for calm in Belfast ahead of Orange Order parade

The parade is due to take place at 2.30pm today.

# republicans - Wednesday 17 July, 2013

Heavy garda presence expected at funeral of Omagh suspect

The Garda Commissioner has said he will not tolerate any paramilitary displays at the funeral of Seamus McKenna in Dundalk today.