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# Government

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These are the other talks going on that you probably haven't heard much about
While government formation talks have been ongoing, another group are actually making a lot of progress.
Apple complied with a lot of data requests made by Irish authorities
The requests would involve information relating to registration, subscribers, services, and purchases.
TDs will try to elect a Taoiseach for the third time today
It looks likely there will have to be a fourth vote, as the parties have not yet been able to reach an agreement.
Enda calls for 'end to Civil War politics' as courtship of Fianna Fáil continues
Amid second election speculation, Leo Varadkar says ‘this couldn’t go on six more weeks’.
'It's not fair to tell people waking up in emergency accommodation they have to wait'
Sinn Féin said while the two political parties are figuring out who will govern, crises in housing and health continue.
Fianna Fáil 'will reject' Enda's offer for a partnership government
There are likely to be objections from a number of Fianna Fáil TDs to the proposal from Taoiseach Enda Kenny.
Poll: Do you think Fianna Fáil should take Fine Gael up on its offer of government?
It’s now 41 days since the country voted in the 2016 general election.
We don't have a government yet, but Irish Water is still very much on the agenda
Sinn Féin and Fianna Fáil seem to be in agreement that Irish Water’s days are numbered.
Vulture funds pick and peck and they're not finished yet
The vultures arrived in Ireland after the crisis when they realised there was a lot of property up for grabs at knock down prices, writes Michael Byrne.
The Neverending Story: The big two are still trying to cobble together a government
There has been a bit of movement from all parties in Leinster House this afternoon.
White collar crime costs far outweigh those of gangland crime, but it's not a priority
There is a lack of political energy around reform, writes John Devitt.
Gerry wants to be Taoiseach, but Enda is meeting everybody so that he gets to rule the roost
The dance of those who would be in government continued apace today.
Cannabis social clubs and licensed sales: How the UK could earn £1bn in drugs tax
The Liberal Democrats have called for cannabis to be legalised.
Defiant front page as police seize control of Turkish newspaper
Police have used teargas on protesters.
'He and Labour lost the election' - Michael Healy-Rae confirms meeting Enda Kenny
Michael was speaking on the Late Late Show last night.
'They say the Hutch, Byrne and latest Ryan shooting are not linked. I disagree'
These murders are part of the same phenomenon of gun and drugs related crime that has blighted decent communities across Dublin, writes Tom Clonan.
Troops rescue 16-year-old Swedish girl from Islamic State
A statement from the regional government said that the girl had been “misled” by an Isis member in Sweden.
Here's what political parties would do for Irish film and music if you elect them
We had a look at the main parties’ arts policies to see what they promise.
'The sad thing is that when it comes to obesity, we’re creators of our own downfall'
Former Dublin football captain Paddy Christie has accused the Government of contributing to the obesity epidemic currently gripping the country.
400 families left in limbo after childcare centres shut over fraud probe
Claims of irregularities at West Clare Early Years Care and Education Services are being investigated.
What will influence voters? The economy, health service reform and water charges
A new report looks at how much the public trusts the government and businesses.
Poll: Who will you vote for in the general election?
It’s on.
Government websites hit by cyberattack
Services like the Central Statistics Office and the Courts service of Ireland were down because of a DDoS attack
'I taught Ibrahim Halawa. He was the joker of the class and used to make me laugh'
Teacher Codie Preston said he would like to see the Irish Government come out and publicly support Ibrahim.
Australian man in five year battle to use penis doodle as his signature
Jared Hyams said it all started as a joke but when he received such opposition from government agencies he wanted to know why.
Insurance Ireland say that building flood defences is the government's problem, not theirs
The body representing the insurance industry in Ireland has rejected suggestions that insurers are not doing enough to help protect those affected by flooding.
Enda and Micheál have spent all day having a go at each other
The Fianna Fáil leader had a lively exchange with Seán O’Rourke today.
Ireland is exposed to extreme weather in a manner we have never seen before
Extreme weather events are inevitable, flooding doesn’t have to be, writes Eamon Ryan.
How the government took 10 years to bring in a new law
The government’s attitude towards disability rights seems to be ‘no rush, we’ll get there in the end’, writes Professor Robbie Gilligan.
Ireland was terrified that exercise could be the end of us all in the early 1980s...
Aerobics in particular. And not just because of the 80s legwarmers.
Two-thirds of us don't think the government has handled the flooding crisis properly
Dissatisfaction with the response is highest in Munster.
Twitter warns users about possible 'government' hacking
The company emailed a number of users alerting them to hacking attempts from ‘state-sponsored actors’.
Drafting in the army to tackle the flood waters shows lessons have been learned from past disasters
The weather conditions are predicted to persist in the coming days, but we are a lot better off than we were back in 2009 and 2010.
Ireland was €343 million in the black at the end of last month
Apartments in Bulgaria for all!
Is the government adopting an attitude of 'when I have it, I spend it'?
Ireland could be on course to repeat the mistakes of the past, according to the Irish Fiscal Advisory Council.
Why this Miss World contestant is being treated like an enemy of the state
Miss Canada may not be let back into China, the country of her birth, because of her stance on human rights.
The Irish government is easing up on its requests for Facebook data
The first half of 2015 saw the lowest number of data requests from Ireland since Facebook started its reports.
There's a new kind of Facebook notification you'll never want to see
It means your profile is believed to have been targeted by a government-sponsored hacker.
"Irish Water was Fine Gael policy alone" - Fianna Fáil dismiss €500 water charge accusations
The Anti Austerity Alliance say that just-released cabinet papers show the current government is merely following a blueprint laid out by its predecessors.
Revealed: The emails that show why the Web Summit left Dublin
The summit’s founder Paddy Cosgrave said it was the company’s “absolute preference” to stay in Ireland.