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Monday 11 December 2023 Dublin: 8°C

# dynasties

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BBC nature team defends decision to intervene and save mother and baby emperor penguins
The decision broke a principle of nature film-making to observe but not interfere.
Column: Are political families healthy for democracy?
Name recognition surely benefits politically candidacy both here and abroad, but it shouldn’t just be the Kennys, McEntees or the Clintons that are getting involved in the politics of shaping nations – we all should be, writes Larry Donnelly.
Column: Why is Ireland addicted to the political dynasty?
Ireland has a long and weighty tradition of political families – so why do we keep voting for the same people? Johnny Fallon explains…
Fianna Fáil wipe out marks the end of political dynasties
Well known Fianna Fáil names like Haughey, Hanafin, Coughlan, Andrews and McEllistrim are no longer in the Dáil.