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# republicans - Sunday 27 December, 2015

'Good', 'bad', 'stupid' - on the campaign trail, Donald Trump speaks like a nine-year-old

And it seems that it’s quite deliberate. Trump’s rhetoric consistently comprises the most basic language to make what he says as understandable as possible for voters.

# republicans - Wednesday 2 December, 2015

US politician has a plan for immigrant criminals who re-enter illegally: Execute them

One local political leader called the comments “vile, hateful and downright deplorable.”

# republicans - Saturday 28 November, 2015

Support for Donald Trump's presidential bid just took a nosedive...

The controversial billionaire has had a difficult week, although he’s still out in front in the race for the Republican nomination.

# republicans - Friday 6 November, 2015

'Prostitutes over patriots': This is the most savage political attack ad you will ever see Not Cool Man This post contains videos

This White House hopeful has admitted fabricating a story about his past

Republican frontrunner Ben Carson had made his scholarship to West Point a compelling part of his personal narrative.

# republicans - Tuesday 20 October, 2015

Provisional IRA members leafleting and electioneering for Sinn Féin - report

Two reports into the current status of the Provisional IRA have been published today. Here’s what they say…

# republicans - Wednesday 14 October, 2015

Trump steals limelight at Democratic debate by live-tweeting the whole thing

Hillary Clinton went head-to-head with her main rival Bernie Sanders.

# republicans - Thursday 17 September, 2015

Portlaoise prisoners plan dirty protest after being refused gluten-free bread

The action is being taken by about 25 men.

# republicans - Wednesday 26 August, 2015

The Garda Commissioner has weighed in on the existence of the IRA

Noirin O’Sullivan tonight took the unusual step of intervening in an ongoing row.

# republicans - Thursday 20 August, 2015

Police suspect members of the Provisional IRA murdered Kevin McGuigan

The involvement of the Provisional IRA is one of the lines of enquiry being pursued.

# republicans - Thursday 13 August, 2015

Kevin McGuigan murder: Ex-IRA prisoner shot by masked men at point blank range

The 53-year-old was spoken to as part of the investigation into the killing of Jock Davison.

# republicans - Friday 7 August, 2015

WATCH: The 5 craziest moments from last night's US Presidential debate

Things got seriously heated in Cleveland last night.

# 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

“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

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.