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Irish Central
Northern Ireland's government hangs in the balanceThe British and Irish governments are desperately trying to rescue the Stormont
Northern Ireland's government hangs in the balance
Irish Central / Posted 2 hours ago
The British and Irish governments are desperately trying to rescue the Stormont administration. Ministers are making a determined effort after the Ulster Unionist Party (UUP) withdrew on Tuesday, August 25, from the Stormont Executive. UUP leader... Read more
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Male politicians have big egos and bicker too much, says election hopeful Adrienne Wallace (25) Font Size One of Ireland’s youngest general election candidates has claimed t
Male politicians have big egos and bicker too much, says election hopeful Adrienne Wallace (25)
herald ie/ / Posted 3 hours ago
Font Size One of Ireland’s youngest general election candidates has claimed that male opponents are “egocentric” while female political rivals are more... Read more
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Ireland must take more refugees, senior UN chief urges Font Size A SENIOR United Nations official has warned that Ireland must do mu
Ireland must take more refugees, senior UN chief urges
herald ie/ / Posted 4 hours ago
Font Size A SENIOR United Nations official has warned that Ireland must do much more to help the EU cope with the worst migrant crisis since the end of World War II. 03 September 2015 06:40... Read more
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Throw AG under the bus at your peril, Labour warns FG partners Font Size The Labour Party has warned Fine Gael to brace itself for a bitter
Throw AG under the bus at your peril, Labour warns FG partners
herald ie/ / Posted 8 hours ago
Font Size The Labour Party has warned Fine Gael to brace itself for a bitter coalition row if it makes Attorney General Marie Whelan the scapegoat for the damaging findings in the... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Ireland may take more migrants, says Joan Burton | Irish Examiner Wednesday, September 02, 2015 Tánaiste Joan Burton has st
Ireland may take more migrants, says Joan Burton
Irish Examiner / Posted yesterday
| Irish Examiner Wednesday, September 02, 2015 Tánaiste Joan Burton has strongly suggested Ireland will take in more migrants than planned due to the... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Fennelly Report: Joan Burton: Kenny did nothing wrong | Irish Examiner Wednesday, September 02, 2015 Labour leader Joan Burton h
Fennelly Report: Joan Burton: Kenny did nothing wrong
Irish Examiner / Posted yesterday
| Irish Examiner Wednesday, September 02, 2015 Labour leader Joan Burton has backed Taoiseach Enda Kenny’s version of the Fennelly... Read more
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Socialist Worker
Row over cuts is behind Northern Ireland's crisisOfficial politics in Northern Ireland has been thrown into crisis. Two masked
Row over cuts is behind Northern Ireland's crisis
Socialist Worker / Posted yesterday
Official politics in Northern Ireland has been thrown into crisis. Two masked gunmen killed Kevin McGuigan in Belfast last month. McGuigan had been accused of killing Gerard Davison, a former Belfast Irish Republican Army (IRA) commander. His... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Fennelly report to be released imminentlyThe report into the departure of Martin Callinan as Garda Commissioner is to be
Fennelly report to be released imminently
Irish Examiner / Posted yesterday
The report into the departure of Martin Callinan as Garda Commissioner is to be published in the next few minutes after being cleared by the Attorney General. Taoiseach Enda Kenny has read the 300 page interim report from the Fennelly Commission and... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Republic of Ireland will take additional migrants if requested to do so: Tanaiste Joan Burton Tanaiste Joan Burton has given a clear indication of the Irish government's w
Republic of Ireland will take additional migrants if requested to do so: Tanaiste Joan Burton
Belfast Telegraph / Posted yesterday
Tanaiste Joan Burton has given a clear indication of the Irish government's willingness to accept additional migrants if requested to do so. The Labour... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Tánaiste hopes Fennelly report will be released today | Irish Examiner Tuesday, September 01, 2015 - 03:31 PM Tánaiste Joan Burt
Tánaiste hopes Fennelly report will be released today
Irish Examiner / Posted yesterday
| Irish Examiner Tuesday, September 01, 2015 - 03:31 PM Tánaiste Joan Burton has said she and Enda Kenny both agree that the Fennelly... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Taoiseach: I have nothing to fear from publication of Fennelly reportTaoiseach Enda Kenny has said that he is not fearful of a report surrounding Ma
Taoiseach: I have nothing to fear from publication of Fennelly report
Irish Examiner / Posted yesterday
Taoiseach Enda Kenny has said that he is not fearful of a report surrounding Martin Callinan's departure as Garda Commissioner last year. Enda Kenny is always insisted he did not break the law when Mr Callinan resigned - and he said that, having... Read more
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herald ie/
Raise rent allowance to curb homelessness epidemic, says Simon Font Size The current homeless crisis is an "epidemic" and the Government res
Raise rent allowance to curb homelessness epidemic, says Simon
herald ie/ / Posted 2 days ago
Font Size The current homeless crisis is an "epidemic" and the Government response to it is inadequate, according to the Simon Communities who have warned that "people will die on our... Read more
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Irish Examiner
TV3's Martin King helps Simon campaign with 'Homeless Forecast'VIDEO: | Irish Examiner VIDEO: Monday, August 31, 2015 - 11:51 AM The Simo
TV3's Martin King helps Simon campaign with 'Homeless Forecast'
Irish Examiner / Posted 2 days ago
VIDEO: | Irish Examiner VIDEO: Monday, August 31, 2015 - 11:51 AM The Simon Community has launched their Simon Week... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Free travel scheme will not be 'undermined', says Tánaiste's office | Irish Examiner Monday, August 31, 2015 - 07:10 AM Ireland's free travel
Free travel scheme will not be 'undermined', says Tánaiste's office
Irish Examiner / Posted 3 days ago
| Irish Examiner Monday, August 31, 2015 - 07:10 AM Ireland's free travel scheme will be protected, according... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Tens of thousands protest water charges in Dublin | Irish Examiner Saturday, August 29, 2015 - 06:01 PM Tens of thousands of
Tens of thousands protest water charges in Dublin
Irish Examiner / Posted 4 days ago
| Irish Examiner Saturday, August 29, 2015 - 06:01 PM Tens of thousands of anti-water charge protesters have taken to the streets of Dublin in the... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Tens of thousands demonstrate in Dublin against water charges Tens of thousands of anti-water charge protesters have taken to the streets o
Tens of thousands demonstrate in Dublin against water charges
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 4 days ago
Tens of thousands of anti-water charge protesters have taken to the streets of Dublin in the fifth major demonstration against the new utility. Two main groups converged on O'Connell... Read more
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herald ie/
Publish IRA report before the election demands Bruton Niall O'Connor – 28 August 2015 02:30 AM Jobs Minister Richard Bruton said h
Publish IRA report before the election demands Bruton
herald ie/ / Posted 6 days ago
Niall O'Connor – 28 August 2015 02:30 AM Jobs Minister Richard Bruton said he would like to see the report being compiled by Garda Commissioner Noirin O'Sullivan finalised as soon as... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Sinn Féin: ‘No refunds if we axe Irish Water’Sinn Féin has insisted it will not refund those who have paid their water charg
Sinn Féin: ‘No refunds if we axe Irish Water’
Irish Examiner / Posted 6 days ago
Sinn Féin has insisted it will not refund those who have paid their water charges despite the party’s pledge to scrap the controversial utility if elected — telling bill payers “there is nothing we would be doing in government” to ensure they do not... Read more
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Irish Examiner
SF's Doherty: Assembly collapse could see rise in dissident activity | Irish Examiner Thursday, August 27, 2015 - 11:33 AM Sinn Féin TD Pearse
SF's Doherty: Assembly collapse could see rise in dissident activity
Irish Examiner / Posted 6 days ago
| Irish Examiner Thursday, August 27, 2015 - 11:33 AM Sinn Féin TD Pearse Doherty has said a collapse of the... Read more
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Irish Central
Does the Provisional IRA still exist? Some think soNorthern Ireland Secretary said police's belief that the Provisional IRA still
Does the Provisional IRA still exist? Some think so
Irish Central / Posted 7 days ago
Northern Ireland Secretary said police's belief that the Provisional IRA still exists did not come as a surprise. Photo by: Irish Voice Northern Ireland Secretary Theresa Villiers said the police's belief that the Provisional IRA (PIRA) still exists... Read more
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Irish Examiner
North in Crisis: Who should we believe? | Irish Examiner Compiled by Conall Ó Fatharta The crisis in the North is
North in Crisis: Who should we believe?
Irish Examiner / Posted 7 days ago
| Irish Examiner Compiled by Conall Ó Fatharta The crisis in the North is growing, with statements coming from all sides, but who should we believe? Sinn Féin... Read more
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Irish Examiner
North in Crisis: UUP to quit Stormont as Executive plunged into turmoil | Irish Examiner The North’s power-sharing Executive has been plunged into
North in Crisis: UUP to quit Stormont as Executive plunged into turmoil
Irish Examiner / Posted 7 days ago
| Irish Examiner The North’s power-sharing Executive has been plunged into fresh crisis as the fallout... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Some couples in apartments can’t save cash by saving water | Irish Examiner by Joe Leogue and Fiachra Ó Cionnaith Some people living
Some couples in apartments can’t save cash by saving water
Irish Examiner / Posted 7 days ago
| Irish Examiner by Joe Leogue and Fiachra Ó Cionnaith Some people living in apartments will not save any money by conserving... Read more
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The Irish Times
Ireland’s jobless rate drops to new six-year low of 9.5% Latest Quarterly National Household Survey suggests labour market is continuin
Ireland’s jobless rate drops to new six-year low of 9.5%
The Irish Times / Posted 7 days ago
Latest Quarterly National Household Survey suggests labour market is continuing to recover The State’s jobless rate has dropped to a six-year low of 9.5 per cent, according the latest... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Labour party paid participants in ‘improvements’ videos | Irish Examiner People who took part in Labour Party videos highlighting ‘
Labour party paid participants in ‘improvements’ videos
Irish Examiner / Posted 8 days ago
| Irish Examiner People who took part in Labour Party videos highlighting ‘improvements’ in their lives under this Government, were... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Kevin McGuigan murder: Eleventh person arrested as killing prompts fresh Gardai investigation into Provisional IRA Police have arrested an eleventh person in connection with the murder of the
Kevin McGuigan murder: Eleventh person arrested as killing prompts fresh Gardai investigation into Provisional IRA
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 8 days ago
Police have arrested an eleventh person in connection with the murder of the former IRA hitman Kevin McGuigan. The 47-year-old man... Read more
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U TV
Arrest in Kevin McGuigan murder investigationThe 47-year-old was detained in Belfast city centre on Tuesday by detectives fr
Arrest in Kevin McGuigan murder investigation
U TV / Posted 8 days ago
The 47-year-old was detained in Belfast city centre on Tuesday by detectives from the PSNI’s Serious Crime Branch. Police said it brings to 11 the total number of people arrested as part of their investigation into the fatal shooting in the Short... Read more
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U TV
Dublin orders Garda probe into PIRASpeculation about the state of the supposedly defunct PIRA has been rife since
Dublin orders Garda probe into PIRA
U TV / Posted 8 days ago
Speculation about the state of the supposedly defunct PIRA has been rife since the murders of one-time IRA leader in Belfast Gerard ‘Jock’ Davison and former IRA prisoner Kevin McGuigan. According to the PSNI, Mr McGuigan was shot dead in the Short... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Justice Minister orders new assessment of the IRA | Irish Examiner Tuesday, August 25, 2015 - 12:28 PM The Minister for Just
Justice Minister orders new assessment of the IRA
Irish Examiner / Posted 8 days ago
| Irish Examiner Tuesday, August 25, 2015 - 12:28 PM The Minister for Justice has ordered the Gardaí to undertake a fresh assessment of the IRA and... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Fitzgerald orders 'fresh assessment' of Provisional IRA activity Frances Fitzgerald, right, told Garda Commissioner Noirin O'Sullivan, to inve
Fitzgerald orders 'fresh assessment' of Provisional IRA activity
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 8 days ago
Frances Fitzgerald, right, told Garda Commissioner Noirin O'Sullivan, to investigate any new evidence about the Provisional IRA The Justice Minister has ordered a "fresh assessment"... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Dublin orders 'fresh assessment' of Provisional IRA activity Ireland's Justice Minister Frances Fitzgerald (right) and Garda Commissioner
Dublin orders 'fresh assessment' of Provisional IRA activity
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 8 days ago
Ireland's Justice Minister Frances Fitzgerald (right) and Garda Commissioner Noirin O'Sullivan Ireland's Justice Minister has ordered a "fresh assessment" of the activities of the... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Pressure grows on Sinn Fein in Republic as Tanaiste warns of Provos' 'insidious threat' Irish Labour leader Joan BurtonSinn Fein chief Gerry Adams The leader of the
Pressure grows on Sinn Fein in Republic as Tanaiste warns of Provos' 'insidious threat'
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 9 days ago
Irish Labour leader Joan BurtonSinn Fein chief Gerry Adams The leader of the Irish Labour Party has warned of an "insidious threat" posed by the IRA. Tanaiste... Read more
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RTE News
Burton says Sinn Féin cannot deny IRA's existenceTánaiste Joan Burton has said it is clear that communities continue to be at ri
Burton says Sinn Féin cannot deny IRA's existence
RTE News / Posted 9 days ago
Tánaiste Joan Burton has said it is clear that communities continue to be at risk from an organisation linked to "murder and racketeering", entering the political debate prompted by a PSNI assertion that the IRA still exists. The PSNI issued its... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Tánaiste Joan Burton: IRA revelations an ‘insidious threat’ | Irish Examiner Tánaiste Joan Burton has warned revelations the Provisiona
Tánaiste Joan Burton: IRA revelations an ‘insidious threat’
Irish Examiner / Posted 9 days ago
| Irish Examiner Tánaiste Joan Burton has warned revelations the Provisional IRA is involved in criminality despite moving away... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Paul Murphy plays down personal boost from Jobstown controversy | Irish Examiner Socialist Party TD Paul Murphy rejects the claim that the
Paul Murphy plays down personal boost from Jobstown controversy
Irish Examiner / Posted 9 days ago
| Irish Examiner Socialist Party TD Paul Murphy rejects the claim that the escalating row surrounding last November’s... Read more
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Irish Examiner
‘Upbeat’ video shows Tánaiste ‘completely out of touch’WATCH: | Irish Examiner WATCH: Labour leader Joan Burton has been criticise
‘Upbeat’ video shows Tánaiste ‘completely out of touch’
Irish Examiner / Posted 10 days ago
WATCH: | Irish Examiner WATCH: Labour leader Joan Burton has been criticised for being “completely out of touch” after releasing a... Read more
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The Irish Times
The Dáil’s in recess. What have politicians chosen to catch up on their reading? Joan Burton on Jane Austen, Micheál Martin on Robert Kennedy, Aengus Ó Snodaig
The Dáil’s in recess. What have politicians chosen to catch up on their reading?
The Irish Times / Posted 10 days ago
Joan Burton on Jane Austen, Micheál Martin on Robert Kennedy, Aengus Ó Snodaigh on Jo Nesbo, and Willie O’Dea on Thomas Piketty Choice reading: Robert F Kennedy –... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Minister uses Michael Collins commemoration speech to slam violent protesters | Irish Examiner Sunday, August 23, 2015 - 02:14 PM The Minister for Justi
Minister uses Michael Collins commemoration speech to slam violent protesters
Irish Examiner / Posted 10 days ago
| Irish Examiner Sunday, August 23, 2015 - 02:14 PM The Minister for Justice Frances... Read more
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herald ie/
Labour rounds on Noonan in blame game over €100 grant Font Size A serious rift has emerged in the Coalition after the Labour Party
Labour rounds on Noonan in blame game over €100 grant
herald ie/ / Posted 13 days ago
Font Size A serious rift has emerged in the Coalition after the Labour Party rounded on Finance Minister Michael Noonan over the latest Irish Water debacle. Niall O'Connor – 21 August 2015 02:30... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Senators slam HSE JobBridge advert | Irish Examiner Two senators have criticised the HSE’s decision to use Job
Senators slam HSE JobBridge advert
Irish Examiner / Posted 13 days ago
| Irish Examiner Two senators have criticised the HSE’s decision to use JobBridge to hire a clinical psychologist to work within its mental health services in Waterford. The... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Irish Water grants Coalition partners a reason to fall out | Irish Examiner For the opposition, Irish Water is the gift that keeps on
Irish Water grants Coalition partners a reason to fall out
Irish Examiner / Posted 13 days ago
| Irish Examiner For the opposition, Irish Water is the gift that keeps on giving — even more so when that gift involves an... Read more
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RTE News
Opposition critical of reported grant proposalOpposition politicians have criticised the Government amid conflicting reports
Opposition critical of reported grant proposal
RTE News / Posted 13 days ago
Opposition politicians have criticised the Government amid conflicting reports that the €100 Water Conservation Grant may be made conditional on payment of the charge. Sinn Féin's Dessie Ellis said Irish Water has been "one fiasco after... Read more
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The Irish Times
Could it be time to say goodbye to JobBridge?Cantillon: New independent review into controversial scheme to commence shortl
Could it be time to say goodbye to JobBridge?
The Irish Times / Posted 14 days ago
Cantillon: New independent review into controversial scheme to commence shortly Joan Burton may still be a fan of JobBridge but most would prefer to see it scrapped Is it time for the controversial... Read more
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RTE News
New measures to prevent 'marriages of convenience'New measures have come into effect to prevent so-called "marriages of convenien
New measures to prevent 'marriages of convenience'
RTE News / Posted 15 days ago
New measures have come into effect to prevent so-called "marriages of convenience" taking place in Ireland. Under the legislation, Marriage Registrars will have powers to prevent sham marriages for immigration purposes. Marriages of convenience or... Read more
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Irish Examiner
No arrests at demonstration in solidarity with Jobstown protesters | Irish Examiner Tuesday, August 18, 2015 - 09:06 AM Gardaí have confirmed
No arrests at demonstration in solidarity with Jobstown protesters
Irish Examiner / Posted 16 days ago
| Irish Examiner Tuesday, August 18, 2015 - 09:06 AM Gardaí have confirmed that no arrests were made after... Read more
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The Irish Times
That’s Men: It takes a lot of strength to survive homelessness If you wanted to find a crucible in which to grind down the mental health of m
That’s Men: It takes a lot of strength to survive homelessness
The Irish Times / Posted 16 days ago
If you wanted to find a crucible in which to grind down the mental health of men, women and especially children, homelessness would do the job just fine If you wanted to find a crucible... Read more
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herald ie/
Phelan calls for joint manifesto with Fine Gael Miriam Donohoe and Sam Griffin – 18 August 2015 02:30 AM Minister of State A
Phelan calls for joint manifesto with Fine Gael
herald ie/ / Posted 16 days ago
Miriam Donohoe and Sam Griffin – 18 August 2015 02:30 AM Minister of State Ann Phelan also said a repeal of the Eighth Amendment - to allow for terminations in cases of foetal abnormalities - would... Read more
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herald ie/
Up to 150 protesters target Garda station over Burton charges Font Size Anti-water charge protesters took their picket to the gates of Tall
Up to 150 protesters target Garda station over Burton charges
herald ie/ / Posted 16 days ago
Font Size Anti-water charge protesters took their picket to the gates of Tallaght garda station last night in the wake of the possible charging of 23 people. It was revealed last week... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Solidarity protest with 'Jobstown 23' | Irish Examiner Monday, August 17, 2015 - 08:52 PM There was a protest th
Solidarity protest with 'Jobstown 23'
Irish Examiner / Posted 16 days ago
| Irish Examiner Monday, August 17, 2015 - 08:52 PM There was a protest this evening in Dublin outside of a garda station, to show solidarity with those who face charges... Read more
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Irish Examiner
TDs fear Labour election disaster | Irish Examiner Shaun Connolly, Political Correspondent Labour could be r
TDs fear Labour election disaster
Irish Examiner / Posted 16 days ago
| Irish Examiner Shaun Connolly, Political Correspondent Labour could be reduced to a rump of five seats after the next election, some TDs fear as the party continues to slump in... Read more
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