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#Sunday Independent

# sunday-independent - Sunday 1 September, 2013

Fianna Fáil and Sinn Féin the most popular coalition option
# Poll
# Poll

Fianna Fáil and Sinn Féin the most popular coalition option

Sep 1st 2013, 10:20 AM 7,401 Views 208 Comments

However, the Sunday Independent/MillwardBrown poll says Fine Gael still has the most support has an individual party.

# sunday-independent - Sunday 18 August, 2013

Support for Seanad abolition down in latest poll
# Seanad
# Seanad

Support for Seanad abolition down in latest poll

Aug 18th 2013, 11:20 AM 7,724 Views 58 Comments

The poll also showed that voters are dissatisfied with all party leaders, though Eamon Gilmore is the least popular.

# sunday-independent - Sunday 23 June, 2013

'Struggling' TDs in discussions on abortion Bill referendum
# Article 27
# Article 27

'Struggling' TDs in discussions on abortion Bill referendum

Jun 23rd 2013, 5:04 PM 5,824 Views 137 Comments

Colm Keaveney tells TheJournal.ie that preliminary groundwork is being put in place to activate Article 27 of the Constitution.

# sunday-independent - Saturday 1 June, 2013

Support for Fianna Fáil and Fine Gael tied in latest opinion poll
# Opinion Poll
# Opinion Poll

Support for Fianna Fáil and Fine Gael tied in latest opinion poll

Jun 1st 2013, 6:40 PM 6,559 Views 120 Comments

The latest Millward Brown poll shows the proportion of undecided voters remains high at 33 per cent – but indicates Fine Gael has gained an increase in support.

# sunday-independent - Sunday 17 March, 2013

Martin wants Moriarty reopened, Taoiseach says Tribunal's work is finished
# Moriarty Tribunal
# Moriarty Tribunal

Martin wants Moriarty reopened, Taoiseach says Tribunal's work is finished

Mar 17th 2013, 6:36 PM 7,503 Views 85 Comments

The Fianna Fáil leader wants a specific module of the tribunal reopened in light of new allegations concerning a previously undisclosed payment made by independent TD Michael Lowry to the land agent Kevin Phelan.

# sunday-independent - Saturday 16 March, 2013

Three-quarters of voters dissatisfied with government's performance - poll
# Opinion Poll
# Opinion Poll

Three-quarters of voters dissatisfied with government's performance - poll

Mar 16th 2013, 6:37 PM 10,556 Views 230 Comments

The Millward Brown poll for the Sunday Independent also has good news for Fianna Fáil.

# sunday-independent - Monday 11 March, 2013

Lowry refuses to say whether report of Phelan tape is accurate
# Tipp Tapes
# Tipp Tapes

Lowry refuses to say whether report of Phelan tape is accurate

Mar 11th 2013, 2:59 PM 10,483 Views 69 Comments

The former minister says he cannot establish the veracity of the reported tape conversation as he cannot obtain a copy of it.

# sunday-independent - Sunday 10 March, 2013

Luke 'Ming' Flanagan to 'tell all' about wiping of penalty points from his licence
# Penalty Points
# Penalty Points

Luke 'Ming' Flanagan to 'tell all' about wiping of penalty points from his licence

Mar 10th 2013, 12:36 PM 24,961 Views 162 Comments

Flanagan said gardaí contacted him offering to remove the points from his record.

# sunday-independent - Sunday 24 February, 2013

Lowry: Payment in taped conversation was tax compliant
# Michael Lowry
# Michael Lowry

Lowry: Payment in taped conversation was tax compliant

Feb 24th 2013, 7:03 PM 10,996 Views 48 Comments

A tape recording of a conversation said to have taken place during the Moriarty Tribunal was given to a national newspaper, in which Lowry said the money wasn’t declared.

# sunday-independent - Thursday 21 February, 2013

Newspapers record falls in circulation in second half of 2012
# Newspapers
# Newspapers

Newspapers record falls in circulation in second half of 2012

Feb 21st 2013, 5:14 PM 12,440 Views 47 Comments

Every national title recorded a drop in its average circulation, though some fared better than others.

# sunday-independent - Sunday 17 February, 2013

Fianna Fáil back on top in new opinion poll
# Opinion Poll
# Opinion Poll

Fianna Fáil back on top in new opinion poll

Feb 17th 2013, 10:57 AM 14,323 Views 232 Comments

This is the second opinion poll in the last two weeks that has seen Fianna Fáil rise to the top.

# sunday-independent - Sunday 28 October, 2012

In full: The two versions of the letter Alan Shatter sent to the Taoiseach
# Family Law
# Family Law

In full: The two versions of the letter Alan Shatter sent to the Taoiseach

Oct 28th 2012, 10:48 PM 22,507 Views 65 Comments

Amid a growing row over a story on the front page of today’s Sunday Independent we publish both versions of a letter the Justice Minister sent Enda Kenny – one from the newspaper and one from the Minister.

Second Shatter statement rejects 'inaccurate' Sunday Independent story
# Family Law
# Family Law

Second Shatter statement rejects 'inaccurate' Sunday Independent story

Oct 28th 2012, 9:55 PM 14,207 Views 142 Comments

The Justice Minister responds to an earlier Sunday Independent statement regarding a frontpage story about correspondence between himself and the Taoiseach and says the paper needs to apologise.

Shatter says newspaper article is “dishonest and inaccurate”
# Family Law
# Family Law

Shatter says newspaper article is “dishonest and inaccurate”

Oct 28th 2012, 1:39 PM 11,670 Views 95 Comments

The justice minister says the Sunday Independent “corrupted the content” of correspondence with Enda Kenny.

# sunday-independent - Sunday 14 October, 2012

Government insists Croke Park savings are not overstated
# Croke Park Deal
# Croke Park Deal

Government insists Croke Park savings are not overstated

Oct 14th 2012, 9:17 PM 8,244 Views 37 Comments

The Department of Public Expenditure says Croke Park savings don’t include estimates for overheads – hours after Simon Coveney said otherwise.

# sunday-independent - Monday 3 September, 2012

AIB hits back at claims it 'harassed and intimidated' Ivan Yates
# Ivan Yates
# Ivan Yates

AIB hits back at claims it 'harassed and intimidated' Ivan Yates

Sep 3rd 2012, 6:39 PM 14,996 Views 77 Comments

The bankrupt former government minister and Newstalk presenter was heavily critical of the bank in a newspaper interview at the weekend.

# sunday-independent - Friday 24 August, 2012

Latest figures show continued fall in Irish newspaper sales
# Newspapers
# Newspapers

Latest figures show continued fall in Irish newspaper sales

Aug 24th 2012, 1:58 PM 6,974 Views 29 Comments

An ABC report shows sales in both the daily and Sunday newspaper segments as having fallen in the last 12 months.

# sunday-independent - Friday 8 June, 2012

Rabbitte denies 'calling in newspaper editors' to complain about coverage
# Media
# Media

Rabbitte denies 'calling in newspaper editors' to complain about coverage

Jun 8th 2012, 2:45 PM 3,280 Views 11 Comments

The communications minister flatly denies a Sunday Independent report that editors had been “called in”.

Tense scenes expected at Independent News & Media AGM today
# Media
# Media

Tense scenes expected at Independent News & Media AGM today

Jun 8th 2012, 8:29 AM 1,901 Views 1 Comment

The company has asked shareholders to remove a representative of Denis O’Brien from his position as director.

# sunday-independent - Saturday 26 May, 2012

Support for Yes side falls in one of three new referendum polls
# Referendum
# Referendum

Support for Yes side falls in one of three new referendum polls

May 26th 2012, 6:40 PM 4,067 Views 95 Comments

Three new polls on the Fiscal Compact treaty referendum are to be published in tomorrow’s papers with results released this evening.

Referendum: First of three polls shows Yes campaign continue to lead
# Referendum
# Referendum

Referendum: First of three polls shows Yes campaign continue to lead

May 26th 2012, 12:54 PM 2,018 Views 48 Comments

The number of undecideds has fallen but they will be crucial to deciding the outcome of the Fiscal Compact referendum next week, according to the latest poll.

# sunday-independent - Tuesday 15 May, 2012

Denis O'Brien criticises Sindo for "one of the most biased campaigns ever waged"
# Media Wars
# Media Wars

Denis O'Brien criticises Sindo for "one of the most biased campaigns ever waged"

May 15th 2012, 2:45 PM 5,833 Views 24 Comments

O’Brien’s spokesman highlighted a recent edition of the paper which he said contained 15 articles designed solely to discredit the billionaire businessman.

# sunday-independent - Sunday 11 March, 2012

Seán Gallagher calls for inquiry over new RTÉ Frontline claims
# RTÉ
# RTÉ

Seán Gallagher calls for inquiry over new RTÉ Frontline claims

Mar 11th 2012, 12:05 PM 4,637 Views 61 Comments

Gallagher also said he is considering legal action after new reports emerged over the controversial presidential debate.

# sunday-independent - Sunday 4 March, 2012

Voters plan to support fiscal treaty, polls show
# Referendum
# Referendum

Voters plan to support fiscal treaty, polls show

Mar 4th 2012, 9:40 AM 3,110 Views 106 Comments

A clear margin of voters say they will back the fiscal compact in the upcoming referendum.

# sunday-independent - Thursday 23 February, 2012

New figures show falling circulation for most Irish daily newspapers
# Newspapers
# Newspapers

New figures show falling circulation for most Irish daily newspapers

Feb 23rd 2012, 1:22 PM 5,869 Views 21 Comments

ABC figures show the Sunday World as the highest-selling paper in Ireland, marginally ahead of the Sunday Independent.

# sunday-independent - Monday 20 February, 2012

NAMA refutes claims that it put 230 Google jobs in danger
# Google
# Google

NAMA refutes claims that it put 230 Google jobs in danger

Feb 20th 2012, 9:05 AM 4,330 Views 8 Comments

The debt collectors have hit back at an article published on the front page of the Sunday Independent yesterday.

# sunday-independent - Sunday 5 February, 2012

Anne Harris named new editor of Sunday Independent
# Appointments
# Appointments

Anne Harris named new editor of Sunday Independent

Feb 5th 2012, 9:19 AM 5,021 Views 20 Comments

The paper’s former Deputy Editor succeeds her late husband Aengus Fanning at the helm of Ireland’s biggest-selling newspaper.

# sunday-independent - Tuesday 17 January, 2012

Tributes paid on death of Sunday Independent editor Aengus Fanning
# Media
# Media

Tributes paid on death of Sunday Independent editor Aengus Fanning

Jan 17th 2012, 11:17 AM 5,400 Views 10 Comments

The long-time editor of the Sunday Independent, who had been battling cancer, died this morning.

# sunday-independent - Wednesday 2 November, 2011

Column: Eamon Delaney’s attack on gay people is full of all the oldest tricks
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Eamon Delaney’s attack on gay people is full of all the oldest tricks

Nov 2nd 2011, 8:30 PM 538 Views 83 Comments

Journalist Eamon Delaney may claim to stand for equality – but his assertions are nothing but the usual homophobic bullying, writes GCN editor Brian Finnegan.

# sunday-independent - Sunday 26 June, 2011

Veronica Guerin remembered 15 years on
# Veronica Guerin
# Veronica Guerin

Veronica Guerin remembered 15 years on

Jun 26th 2011, 4:30 PM 1,724 Views 8 Comments

The crime journalist was murdered in her car 15 years ago today but her work remains relevant to this day.

# sunday-independent - Sunday 13 March, 2011

Liam Lawlor's widow to sue Sunday Independent for libel
# Courts
# Courts

Liam Lawlor's widow to sue Sunday Independent for libel

Mar 13th 2011, 10:30 AM 5,791 Views 0 Comments

Hazel Lawlor claims that the report of her husband’s death in October 2005 caused her “massive trauma”.

# sunday-independent - Monday 20 December, 2010

Gardaí to investigate claims of covering up high-profile drug use
# Gerry Ryan
# Gerry Ryan

Gardaí to investigate claims of covering up high-profile drug use

Dec 20th 2010, 8:42 AM 670 Views 0 Comments

Gardaí have denied that they concealed the activities of high-profile drug abusers and say an investigation will be launched into the allegations raised yesterday by the Sunday Independent.

# sunday-independent - Sunday 3 October, 2010

New poll puts pressure on Kenny, Cowen
# Poll
# Poll

New poll puts pressure on Kenny, Cowen

Oct 3rd 2010, 12:04 PM 206 Views 0 Comments

Sunday Independent/Quantum Research poll puts Brian Lenihan and Eamon Gilmore as most popular politicians.