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# 2016 - Monday 12 October, 2015

If you try to attack Donald Trump, "you're gonna be shocked"

Obama’s not impressed by The Donald.

We're being promised lots of shiny things - but here's what WON'T be in Budget 2016

The past is a foreign country, they say.

# 2016 - Friday 7 August, 2015

Hillary Clinton was hanging out with Kim Kardashian during the Republican debate last night

While Trump was taking to the stand, the Democratic nomination contender had other things to get on with.

# 2016 - Saturday 1 August, 2015

The government, Sinn Féin and the battle for 2016 ... It starts today

Sinn Féin are insisting their massive O’Donovan Rossa event today is not a ‘rival’ to the official one. But it sure looks like they’re competing.

# 2016 - Monday 27 July, 2015

"Gun-free zones are a bad idea" : After cinema shooting, Rick Perry wants guns in cinemas Open Carry This post contains videos

"Gun-free zones are a bad idea" : After cinema shooting, Rick Perry wants guns in cinemas

The presidential candidate is a consistent advocate of gun rights.

# 2016 - Tuesday 30 June, 2015

'I'm not trying to un-Sinn Féin myself': New Lord Mayor reacts to criticism

Críona Ní Dhálaigh said 1916 centenary commemorations will be inclusive.

# 2016 - Tuesday 23 June, 2015

Donegal could face a bit of a wait for broadband

One local business owner told said that it feels like ‘missing the boat’.

# 2016 - Tuesday 16 June, 2015

Donald Trump is running for president (for real this time)

He believes the United States is in “serious trouble”.

# 2016 - Sunday 24 May, 2015

In the mood for another referendum? Labour wants to repeal the 8th amendment

The Tanaiste said if Labour makes it back into government next time around, she envisages that it will be on the programme for government.

# 2016 - Monday 13 April, 2015

Will Hillary Clinton's campaign offer anything different to the usual guff?

Her opening video was pretty predictable, for the most part.

# 2016 - Tuesday 31 March, 2015

The government is going to buy the historic Moore Street site

Numbers 14-17 Moore Street have been designated as a site for a Commemorative Centre.

The government insists it's not rewriting the proclamation

Enda Kenny put the cat among the pigeons today.

'A major distraction': It looks like there'll be no Royals at the 1916 centenary

A junior minister pretty much confirmed it won’t be happening last night.

# 2016 - Monday 23 March, 2015

A Canadian-born man is running for US President. Wait, isn't that banned?

Possibly, but there’s some wiggle room.

# 2016 - Wednesday 4 March, 2015

# 2016 - Sunday 15 February, 2015

Who are the likely candidates in 2016 US Presidential election?

With 20 months to go, expect the hype machine to kick up a notch soon.

# 2016 - Saturday 7 February, 2015

# 2016 - Wednesday 4 February, 2015

# 2016 - Tuesday 13 January, 2015

Paul O'Connell will retire 'after the World Cup, or in the summer of 2016'

“The injuries have taken a bit off my career. There are certain things you can’t do in training.”

# 2016 - Tuesday 6 January, 2015

Jeb Bush wants to give Americans the 'Right to Rise' as White House bid moves closer Bush The Younger This post contains videos

Jeb Bush wants to give Americans the 'Right to Rise' as White House bid moves closer

The former Florida Governor also struck a conciliatory note on same-sex marriage.

# 2016 - Saturday 13 December, 2014

'We're ready': Fianna Fáil selects two familiar faces to run in the next general election

Party leader Micheál Martin and finance spokesperson, Michael McGrath, were nominated in Cork South Central.

# 2016 - Thursday 20 November, 2014

# 2016 - Wednesday 19 November, 2014

Here's What Happened Today: Wednesday

We all know who should be paying what — but opposition to water charges shows no sign of going away. Elsewhere, New York is suffering a big freeze, and Love/Hate’s going on a European holiday.

# 2016 - Monday 17 November, 2014

Heather Humphreys has yoinked the 2016 website offline for an overhaul

The site has been down for over 48 hours as “outstanding issues” are dealt with.

# 2016 - Sunday 16 November, 2014

"Embarrassing unhistorical sh*t": 2016 advisor doubles-down on video criticism

The glossy montage posted on the Government’s official site included cameos from the Queen and David Cameron, but made no mention whatsoever of any of the signatories of the Proclamation.

1916 relatives are holding their own events for people "upset or annoyed" with the Government's plan

There’s been some sharp criticism of the Government’s official plans, which were announced by the Taoiseach at the GPO on Wednesday.

# 2016 - Saturday 15 November, 2014

Open thread: How should we mark the 1916 centenary?

There’s been some sharp criticism of the Government’s plans for 2016. How do you think we should Remember, Reconcile, Imagine, Present and Celebrate?

# 2016 - Wednesday 12 November, 2014

Humphreys' charm offensive with 1916 relatives ahead of 'big announcement'

Relatives had been wavering on whether they’d attend a large-scale press event at the GPO this evening.

# 2016 - Thursday 2 October, 2014

From The42 Clarke 'the perfect man' for Ryder Cup captaincy, says McIlroy Backing

Clarke 'the perfect man' for Ryder Cup captaincy, says McIlroy

The 46-year-old is among the favourites to succeed Paul McGinley as captain of Europe

# 2016 - Tuesday 23 September, 2014

Invite a royal to 2016? Should we have the Kaiser's relatives too? --- O'Cuiv

The Fianna Fáil TD (and grandson of Eamon de Valera) says he believes such a move would be “seriously distracting”.

# 2016 - Tuesday 2 September, 2014

Delay leaves tight, tight deadline to finish 1916 museum

What should be done at the historic 1916 site on Moore St? Councillors can’t decide. And the clock is ticking. (Tick tock, etc.)

# 2016 - Friday 29 August, 2014

Is Ireland Ready for Hillary? Her supporters are hosting a "lavish event" in Dublin tonight

The former First Lady will not be in attendance, obviously.

# 2016 - Sunday 10 August, 2014

Hillary Clinton is in no doubt who she blames for the deaths in Gaza

She offered a strong defence of Israel and said that criticism of the state has been “unfair”.

# 2016 - Friday 4 July, 2014

Hillary Clinton was asked if parties should enter Government with Sinn Féin

She was very diplomatic, naturally.

# 2016 - Sunday 20 April, 2014

Poll: Should the Royal Family attend Easter Rising centenary commemorations? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should the Royal Family attend Easter Rising centenary commemorations?

Queen Elizabeth II hinted at the possibility in a speech during the recent State visit to the UK by President Michael D Higgins.

# 2016 - Wednesday 9 April, 2014

Taoiseach: I would like to see the Queen visit Ireland for 1916 Rising commemorations

Meanwhile, the British Foreign Secretary William Hague has said that commemorating all events from the period around 1916 needs to be considered by both governments.

# 2016 - Tuesday 1 April, 2014

'Following my leader': Bill Clinton parodies his wife's famous meme photo

The 2012 photo of former US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton went viral.

# 2016 - Tuesday 7 May, 2013

New Jersey governor Chris Christie reveals he had gastric band surgery

The Republican governor, tipped to run for the White House, insisted the measure was about ensuring he was there for his family in the future.

# 2016 - Wednesday 6 February, 2013

Scotland hopes for 2016 independence day

However, the British government is ruling out ‘pre-negotiation’ of independence before 2014 referendum.

# 2016 - Saturday 19 January, 2013

17 questions for the co-founder of Innocent (the smoothie people)

Richard Reed on the Coke connection, accessing credit and getting to Rio 2016.