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# irish-independent - Sunday 18 May, 2014

3 in 4 of voters don't believe water charges will be "fair and equitable"
# Tax Poll
# Tax Poll

3 in 4 of voters don't believe water charges will be "fair and equitable"

May 18th 2014, 10:13 AM 9,060 Views 117 Comments

There’s a raft of opinion polls around today on various topics — including the upcoming Euro elections, where Sinn Féin look on course to take three seats.

# irish-independent - Saturday 26 April, 2014

Latest poll suggests Sinn Féin on course to win seats in Europe
# Elections 2014
# Elections 2014

Latest poll suggests Sinn Féin on course to win seats in Europe

Apr 26th 2014, 12:40 PM 16,109 Views 247 Comments

Labour candidates for both constituencies stand at 4 per cent.

# irish-independent - Friday 25 April, 2014

The Word Wheel in today's Irish Independent contains some very rude letters
# Puzzle Time
From The Daily Edge
# Puzzle Time

The Word Wheel in today's Irish Independent contains some very rude letters

Apr 25th 2014, 12:03 PM 8,432 Views 1 Comment

Can you find any words?

# irish-independent - Monday 14 April, 2014

Minister insists 'no plans to sell National Parks'
# Parks And Rec
# Parks And Rec

Minister insists 'no plans to sell National Parks'

Apr 14th 2014, 4:16 PM 11,849 Views 44 Comments

Jimmy Deenihan’s statement follows a report this morning that suggested jobs could be lost, following a review of visitor services at the six parks.

# irish-independent - Wednesday 22 January, 2014

Ombudsman upholds complaint about article on 'parasitic' Roma beggars
# Roma Community
# Roma Community

Ombudsman upholds complaint about article on 'parasitic' Roma beggars

Jan 22nd 2014, 10:03 AM 19,430 Views 18 Comments

The column claimed Roma beggars “look on this country as a giant stupid cow to be milked whenever they see fit”.

# irish-independent - Wednesday 6 November, 2013

'New' hour-long Anglo Tapes were delivered on a memory stick to SF HQ
# Anglo Tapes
# Anglo Tapes

'New' hour-long Anglo Tapes were delivered on a memory stick to SF HQ

Nov 6th 2013, 2:15 PM 10,290 Views 88 Comments

Sinn Féin’s decision, on legal advice, not to release the recordings makes it difficult to determine at this point how important or significant they are.

# irish-independent - Wednesday 18 September, 2013

NUJ: Irish Independent journalist's compulsory redundancy is "unfair and unjust"
# Irish Independent
# Irish Independent

NUJ: Irish Independent journalist's compulsory redundancy is "unfair and unjust"

Sep 18th 2013, 3:47 PM 9,372 Views 13 Comments

Protestors in the unsolved case of Fr Niall Molloy, whose death Gemma O’Doherty investigated, have also supported her since her dismissal.

# irish-independent - Thursday 22 August, 2013

Irish Times takes 9 per cent hit as newspaper sales tumble
# Print Media
# Print Media

Irish Times takes 9 per cent hit as newspaper sales tumble

Aug 22nd 2013, 3:48 PM 7,341 Views 62 Comments

Figures show almost one in eight copies of the Irish Independent is not actively purchased, as paper sales fall across the board.

# irish-independent - Friday 9 August, 2013

Evening Herald editor Claire Grady to take top job at Irish Independent
# Appointments
# Appointments

Evening Herald editor Claire Grady to take top job at Irish Independent

Aug 9th 2013, 8:45 PM 7,804 Views 30 Comments

Grady will be the first female editor at the Irish Independent with INM also announcing Ian Mallon as head of news.

# irish-independent - Saturday 13 July, 2013

Government spent over €10k on report into how well its EU presidency went
# Eu Presidency
# Eu Presidency

Government spent over €10k on report into how well its EU presidency went

Jul 13th 2013, 3:18 PM 6,015 Views 68 Comments

Tánaiste Eamon Gilmore has also revealed that €51 million was spent on Ireland’s EU Presidency, around €9 million under budget.

# irish-independent - Sunday 7 July, 2013

B*ll*xology and f**cking clowns: Drumm's latest outbursts caught on tape
# Anglo Tapes
# Anglo Tapes

B*ll*xology and f**cking clowns: Drumm's latest outbursts caught on tape

Jul 7th 2013, 10:40 AM 17,268 Views 74 Comments

David Drumm has attacked the tapes and said he won’t be made a scapegoat for the bank crisis.

# irish-independent - Thursday 27 June, 2013

Pearse Doherty: Gardaí need to investigate the leak of the Anglo Tapes
# Anglo Tapes
# Anglo Tapes

Pearse Doherty: Gardaí need to investigate the leak of the Anglo Tapes

Jun 27th 2013, 9:45 PM 12,811 Views 98 Comments

The Sinn Féin finance spokesperson has said while release of the tapes is in the public interest there are questions to answer about how they got to the Irish Independent.

‘We need the f**king loans’: 7 more jaw-dropping quotes from the Anglo Tapes
# Anglo Tapes
# Anglo Tapes

‘We need the f**king loans’: 7 more jaw-dropping quotes from the Anglo Tapes

Jun 27th 2013, 9:20 AM 35,628 Views 210 Comments

The bank’s former chief executive David Drumm discusses strategy with head of capital markets John Bowe ahead of a crucial meeting with the authorities in September 2008 in the latest Irish Independent tapes.

# irish-independent - Wednesday 26 June, 2013

TV3 denies that Fionnan Sheahan is banned from the Vincent Browne show
# VINB
# VINB

TV3 denies that Fionnan Sheahan is banned from the Vincent Browne show

Jun 26th 2013, 11:52 AM 16,884 Views 48 Comments

The Irish Independent claimed today that its political editor has been banned from the programme following a heated exchange between the pair on Monday.

Aaron McKenna: Politicians should be investigated over Anglo, not investigating it
# Opinion
# Opinion

Aaron McKenna: Politicians should be investigated over Anglo, not investigating it

Jun 26th 2013, 7:00 AM 21 Views 73 Comments

What angers me about these telephone recordings is that they are only the tip of the iceberg, writes Aaron McKenna, who says a banking investigation is needed now.

# irish-independent - Monday 24 June, 2013

The editor of the Irish Independent has been promoted - after nine months
# Appointments
# Appointments

The editor of the Irish Independent has been promoted - after nine months

Jun 24th 2013, 5:22 PM 10,623 Views 31 Comments

Stephen Rae will be the Editor in Chief of the the Irish Independent, Sunday Independent and the Herald.

# irish-independent - Thursday 21 March, 2013

RTÉ corrects reports that it spent €360,000 on taxi fares
# Taxis
# Taxis

RTÉ corrects reports that it spent €360,000 on taxi fares

Mar 21st 2013, 5:42 PM 11,437 Views 98 Comments

The public broadcaster actually only spent €269,298 on taxis last year, it says…

# irish-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 12,383 Views 47 Comments

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

# irish-independent - Saturday 22 December, 2012

Instagram, Gangnam and partridges in pear trees: The week in numbers
# Prime Numbers
# Prime Numbers

Instagram, Gangnam and partridges in pear trees: The week in numbers

Dec 22nd 2012, 7:30 PM 6,020 Views 3 Comments

How long does a Presidential website last? And how much does it pay to Assemble the Avengers?

# irish-independent - Friday 21 December, 2012

Irish Independent scraps broadsheet edition
# Compact
# Compact

Irish Independent scraps broadsheet edition

Dec 21st 2012, 9:39 AM 12,309 Views 39 Comments

From now on, the Irish Independent newspaper will be available in compact format only.

# irish-independent - Thursday 6 December, 2012

Budget 2013: How today's front pages reacted
# Budget 2013
# Budget 2013

Budget 2013: How today's front pages reacted

Dec 6th 2012, 8:20 AM 15,475 Views 37 Comments

From respite care to maternity benefit to PRSI, today’s newspapers saw Budget 2013 as a broad hit on many groups in society.

# irish-independent - Tuesday 27 November, 2012

Call for judicial inquiry into death of Fr Niall Molloy
# Fr Niall Molloy
# Fr Niall Molloy

Call for judicial inquiry into death of Fr Niall Molloy

Nov 27th 2012, 7:37 PM 9,662 Views 17 Comments

Minister Shatter has said that the best chance to achieve justice lies with allowing the current Garda examination to proceed.

# irish-independent - Friday 26 October, 2012

Garda association criticises proposed closure of 80 stations
# Garda Stations
# Garda Stations

Garda association criticises proposed closure of 80 stations

Oct 26th 2012, 3:45 PM 5,024 Views 26 Comments

The Garda Representatives Association said proposed changes will not save money and the service will “go downhill rapidly”.

# irish-independent - Sunday 23 September, 2012

Time Machine: Here's how 26 popular websites used to look
# Flux Capacitor
# Flux Capacitor

Time Machine: Here's how 26 popular websites used to look

Sep 23rd 2012, 11:30 AM 16,401 Views 19 Comments

Have you ever seen the very first version of RTE.ie? Or wondered what the name ‘Daft’ came from?

# irish-independent - Friday 7 September, 2012

Evening Herald editor takes over helm at Irish Independent
# INM
# INM

Evening Herald editor takes over helm at Irish Independent

Sep 7th 2012, 9:27 PM 6,371 Views 14 Comments

Stephen Rae takes over as Gerry O’Regan retires after seven years in charge.

# irish-independent - Monday 27 August, 2012

Leslie Buckley appointed chairman of INM
# INM
# INM

Leslie Buckley appointed chairman of INM

Aug 27th 2012, 9:56 PM 6,258 Views 29 Comments

Independent News and Media confirmed the election of Buckley as chairman and three others as company directors at today’s EGM.

# irish-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 6,953 Views 29 Comments

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

# irish-independent - Thursday 9 August, 2012

Independent TD calls for Ceann Comhairle protocol to be cleared up
# Dáil
# Dáil

Independent TD calls for Ceann Comhairle protocol to be cleared up

Aug 9th 2012, 6:30 AM 3,557 Views 23 Comments

Following a spat with the Ceann Comhairle, John Halligan said he will not be apologising and has requested his own apology for accusations he verbally abused Seán Barrett.

# irish-independent - Tuesday 26 June, 2012

One man still held in connection with journalist's murder
# Murder
# Murder

One man still held in connection with journalist's murder

Jun 26th 2012, 8:26 AM 6,907 Views 10 Comments

Eugune Moloney died in the early hours of Sunday morning after an incident on Camden Street in Dublin.

# irish-independent - Friday 18 May, 2012

Labour, Fine Gael see drop in support as majority 'dissatisfied' with Govt
# State Of The Parties
# State Of The Parties

Labour, Fine Gael see drop in support as majority 'dissatisfied' with Govt

May 18th 2012, 7:58 AM 2,087 Views 101 Comments

Plus, Sinn Féin sees its popularity grow to match Fianna Fáil. And what of Michael D Higgins?

# irish-independent - Thursday 10 May, 2012

New figures show Distilled Media is Ireland's largest online publishing group
# Adverts.ie
# Adverts.ie

New figures show Distilled Media is Ireland's largest online publishing group

May 10th 2012, 12:22 PM 3,289 Views 47 Comments

Latest figures show that Distilled, which publishes Daft.ie, gets more monthly page impressions than RTE.ie, IrishTimes.com and Independent Digital.

# irish-independent - Monday 19 March, 2012

Callely in legal action over newspaper reports of property ownership
# Courts
# Courts

Callely in legal action over newspaper reports of property ownership

Mar 19th 2012, 8:00 AM 6,081 Views 0 Comments

The former senator is seeking legal action against the publishers of the Irish Independent and the Irish Mail on Sunday.

# irish-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 5,831 Views 21 Comments

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

# irish-independent - Friday 10 February, 2012

Lowry loses High Court defamation appeal against Sam Smyth
# Courts
# Courts

Lowry loses High Court defamation appeal against Sam Smyth

Feb 10th 2012, 1:37 PM 5,538 Views 52 Comments

The High Court rejects Lowry’s claims that comments by Sam Smyth on TV and in print had defamed him.

# irish-independent - Thursday 2 February, 2012

Labour Senator apologises over Twitter insults following 'Magda' controversy
# Magda
# Magda

Labour Senator apologises over Twitter insults following 'Magda' controversy

Feb 2nd 2012, 2:05 PM 6,655 Views 72 Comments

Jimmy Harte responded with insults to Twitter users who had criticised his comments on the controversial ‘Magda’ story in yesterday’s Irish Independent.

'Magda' says Irish Independent story was 'completely not true'
# Magda
# Magda

'Magda' says Irish Independent story was 'completely not true'

Feb 2nd 2012, 10:18 AM 12,953 Views 93 Comments

The Polish woman at the centre of a controversial article which was mistranslated from a Polish newspaper has spoken out about her shock at the description of her life on the dole.

# irish-independent - Wednesday 1 February, 2012

The 5 at 5: Wednesday
# Take 5
# Take 5

The 5 at 5: Wednesday

Feb 1st 2012, 4:44 PM 3,952 Views 2 Comments

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock.

Polish Ambassador responds to Irish Independent's 'Magda' dole article: Full text
# Magda
# Magda

Polish Ambassador responds to Irish Independent's 'Magda' dole article: Full text

Feb 1st 2012, 2:18 PM 34,878 Views 233 Comments

The Ambassador to Ireland has described the article about a Polish woman living on the dole in Donegal as inaccurate, selective and subjective.

# irish-independent - Monday 9 January, 2012

Column: It is wrong to assume all asylum seekers are faking it - and the media is to blame
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: It is wrong to assume all asylum seekers are faking it - and the media is to blame

Jan 9th 2012, 7:30 AM 203 Views 117 Comments

Thousands of people applied to become Irish citizens last year – but the media only focuses on scare stories about immigration, writes Greg Straton.

# irish-independent - Saturday 29 October, 2011

D-Day for the dragon slayer: Michael D takes over the front pages
# Race For The Áras
# Race For The Áras

D-Day for the dragon slayer: Michael D takes over the front pages

Oct 29th 2011, 10:48 AM 2,850 Views 24 Comments

There’s only one story dominating the papers today….