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Deal done for Cork's new event centre but it could end up costing the State more money
# My Own Lovely Fee
# My Own Lovely Fee

Deal done for Cork's new event centre but it could end up costing the State more money

Feb 12th 2018, 11:55 AM 17,901 Views 34 Comments

The Irish Examiner reports that than an extra €10 million of public money has been pledged.

Tributes flow for 'great friend and colleague' as Labour stalwart Seamus Pattison passes away
# RIP
# RIP

Tributes flow for 'great friend and colleague' as Labour stalwart Seamus Pattison passes away

Feb 4th 2018, 5:22 PM 11,810 Views 10 Comments

The former Ceann Comhairle served Carlow-Kilkenny for 46 years.

Driving ban 'would be exceptionally disastrous' for former TD Michael McNamara
# Court Appeal
# Court Appeal

Driving ban 'would be exceptionally disastrous' for former TD Michael McNamara

Jan 25th 2018, 3:40 PM 27,795 Views 0 Comments

He is allowed remain on the road pending his appeal hearing.

'Unexpected but exciting': New Zealand Prime Minister pregnant with first child
# Labour Party
# Labour Party

'Unexpected but exciting': New Zealand Prime Minister pregnant with first child

Jan 19th 2018, 12:17 PM 26,825 Views 42 Comments

Jacinda Ardern will become the country’s first leader to give birth while in office.

Ex-Siptu boss Jack O'Connor's name put forward as Labour candidate
# General Election
# General Election

Ex-Siptu boss Jack O'Connor's name put forward as Labour candidate

Jan 13th 2018, 11:38 AM 18,184 Views 80 Comments

O’Connor was the general president of the Ireland’s largest trade union for over 14 years.

Twitter erupted last night after people started a rumour that Kylie Jenner was gone into labour
# Baby Jenner
From The Daily Edge
# Baby Jenner

Twitter erupted last night after people started a rumour that Kylie Jenner was gone into labour

Jan 13th 2018, 11:32 AM 9,158 Views 5 Comments

What’s going on Kylie?

British infrastructure tsar quits, calling Brexit a 'populist spasm worthy of Donald Trump'
# Brexit
# Brexit

British infrastructure tsar quits, calling Brexit a 'populist spasm worthy of Donald Trump'

Dec 29th 2017, 8:36 PM 30,366 Views 84 Comments

He penned a scathing resignation letter for Theresa May.

Labour's Alan Kelly has asked the Justice Minister if his phone is being tapped
# Mccabe Scandal
# Mccabe Scandal

Labour's Alan Kelly has asked the Justice Minister if his phone is being tapped

Dec 14th 2017, 11:23 AM 27,966 Views 70 Comments

His concerns come after his parliamentary questions which unravelled Fitzgerald’s email scandal.

'Enda Kelly' and 'presidential elections': The recent missteps from UK politicians on Ireland
# They Did Say It
# They Did Say It

'Enda Kelly' and 'presidential elections': The recent missteps from UK politicians on Ireland

Dec 9th 2017, 7:00 AM 29,330 Views 63 Comments

Some British politicians have got things a bit wrong when trying to highlight Ireland’s tough stance on Brexit negotiations.

Former minister says next Dáil may have to dissolve 'at earliest possible moment' over constituency changes
# High Court
# High Court

Former minister says next Dáil may have to dissolve 'at earliest possible moment' over constituency changes

Nov 28th 2017, 12:02 PM 13,586 Views 22 Comments

Tánaiste Frances Fitzgerald’s expected resignation may avert an imminent general election.

Former minister says having general election before constituency changes are made would be 'unconstitutional'
# High Court
# High Court

Former minister says having general election before constituency changes are made would be 'unconstitutional'

Nov 27th 2017, 11:49 AM 17,139 Views 47 Comments

Joe Costello has submitted a High Court challenge in an attempt to prevent the dissolution of the Dáil until planned constituency changes are made.

'We need to see a dramatic change': Alan Kelly throws down gauntlet to Brendan Howlin
# Labour Pains
# Labour Pains

'We need to see a dramatic change': Alan Kelly throws down gauntlet to Brendan Howlin

Nov 6th 2017, 9:24 AM 14,160 Views 57 Comments

It was put to Kelly that he was putting Labour leader Brendan Howlin “on notice” by calling for such rapid change.

Sinn Féin the big loser in latest opinion poll
# Red C
# Red C

Sinn Féin the big loser in latest opinion poll

Oct 21st 2017, 5:57 PM 39,867 Views 169 Comments

The latest opinion poll by Red C for the Sunday Business Post shows somewhat diminishing returns for Gerry Adams’ party.

Ghost of Thatcher haunts May as she fights plot to oust her
# Tory Troubles
# Tory Troubles

Ghost of Thatcher haunts May as she fights plot to oust her

Oct 8th 2017, 2:29 PM 12,645 Views 36 Comments

The British Prime Minister might demote Boris Johnson in a cabinet reshuffle.

Labour wants banks to pay double their levy but says tax cuts would be 'foolish'
# Budget 2018
# Budget 2018

Labour wants banks to pay double their levy but says tax cuts would be 'foolish'

Oct 4th 2017, 6:14 PM 6,672 Views 48 Comments

Leader of the party Brendan Howlin said the plan “cut poverty, not taxes”.

Fine Gael has jumped in the latest opinion poll to its highest level since the election
# All Smiles
# All Smiles

Fine Gael has jumped in the latest opinion poll to its highest level since the election

Sep 23rd 2017, 5:41 PM 20,115 Views 161 Comments

The party now commands a 30% level of support.

Business leaders welcome Macron's labour reforms but trade unions aren't so happy
# Unemployment
# Unemployment

Business leaders welcome Macron's labour reforms but trade unions aren't so happy

Aug 31st 2017, 6:34 PM 9,297 Views 32 Comments

France’s biggest trade union is planning street protests next month.

Sadiq Khan says he's 'unclear what Donald Trump's beef is with me'
# Mayor Of London
# Mayor Of London

Sadiq Khan says he's 'unclear what Donald Trump's beef is with me'

Jul 29th 2017, 1:01 PM 23,018 Views 97 Comments

In an interview with the Guardian, the Mayor of London spoke about what he’s achieved, reversing Brexit, and Grenfell Tower.

New poll shows Irish Government at its highest approval ratings since 2011
# Party Like It's
# Party Like It's

New poll shows Irish Government at its highest approval ratings since 2011

Jul 23rd 2017, 11:05 AM 16,808 Views 159 Comments

The election of Leo Varadkar as Taoiseach seems to have had a positive effect on the electorate from Fine Gael’s point of view.

Minimum wage: Taoiseach welcomes recommendation of €9.55 per hour
# 30 Cent Richer
# 30 Cent Richer

Minimum wage: Taoiseach welcomes recommendation of €9.55 per hour

Jul 18th 2017, 2:50 PM 15,077 Views 60 Comments

The ‘living wage’ currently stands at €11.70 an hour.

Scheme to give you 10c back for each bottle and can could cost €120m to roll-out
# Recycling
# Recycling

Scheme to give you 10c back for each bottle and can could cost €120m to roll-out

Jul 11th 2017, 12:45 PM 39,581 Views 64 Comments

In a rare move, the Labour Party announced last week that it would co-sponsor the Green Party’s Waste Reduction Bill.

Theresa May is now asking Labour for ideas as bad news piles up for the British PM
# Under Pressure
# Under Pressure

Theresa May is now asking Labour for ideas as bad news piles up for the British PM

Jul 10th 2017, 10:42 AM 22,602 Views 90 Comments

Her party is trailing in the polls and party members are saying she is ‘dead in the water’.

Fianna Fáil wants to bring back town councils - three years after we scrapped them
# Local Reps
# Local Reps

Fianna Fáil wants to bring back town councils - three years after we scrapped them

Jun 27th 2017, 1:09 PM 12,514 Views 64 Comments

Town councils were abolished by former Minister Phil Hogan in 2014.

'Rise, like lions after slumber': Jeremy Corbyn got a rapturous reception at Glastonbury today
# Jc Hope
# Jc Hope

'Rise, like lions after slumber': Jeremy Corbyn got a rapturous reception at Glastonbury today

Jun 24th 2017, 5:35 PM 20,980 Views 46 Comments

The Conservatives have yet to agree a deal that will see it hold a majority with DUP support.

'The millennial vote is key' - Can Corbynmania be harnessed by Ireland's Labour party?
# Winning Formula
# Winning Formula

'The millennial vote is key' - Can Corbynmania be harnessed by Ireland's Labour party?

Jun 18th 2017, 9:00 PM 15,389 Views 119 Comments

The systems may be different but does the message translate?

Fianna Fáil says there 'will be consequences' over judge's appointment
# Attorney General
# Attorney General

Fianna Fáil says there 'will be consequences' over judge's appointment

Jun 16th 2017, 1:15 PM 51,577 Views 81 Comments

The party has called on the Attorney General to not accept her new Court of Appeal role.

There are 79 unemployment blackspots in Ireland, with Limerick worst affected
# Census
# Census

There are 79 unemployment blackspots in Ireland, with Limerick worst affected

Jun 15th 2017, 11:02 AM 66,849 Views 86 Comments

Meanwhile, the number of women looking after the home or family has continued to decline.

Everyone on the internet is swooning over Jeremy Corbyn's handsome son
# Tommy Corbyn
From The Daily Edge
# Tommy Corbyn

Everyone on the internet is swooning over Jeremy Corbyn's handsome son

Jun 13th 2017, 4:36 PM 9,681 Views 5 Comments

Tommy Corbyn could give you the world’s best best father-in-law.

'Sensible' Tories holding secret talks with Labour to ensure a soft Brexit
# Brexit Wounds
# Brexit Wounds

'Sensible' Tories holding secret talks with Labour to ensure a soft Brexit

Jun 13th 2017, 7:08 AM 11,621 Views 20 Comments

Theresa May is facing pressure on all sides as she looks to form a government to lead the Brexit negotiations.

'I was clearly wrong': How Jeremy Corbyn confounded expectations in the UK's election
# Underdog
# Underdog

'I was clearly wrong': How Jeremy Corbyn confounded expectations in the UK's election

Jun 10th 2017, 7:00 AM 15,624 Views 32 Comments

He received massive praise yesterday from some of his harshest critics.

With support from grime artists and actors, young voters turned out in droves for Corbyn
# Grime4corbyn
# Grime4corbyn

With support from grime artists and actors, young voters turned out in droves for Corbyn

Jun 9th 2017, 8:36 AM 12,945 Views 21 Comments

The youth vote appears to have been galvanised in this election, with a majority opting for Labour and Jeremy Corbyn.

Sterling tumbles in wake of UK election
# Hung Parliament
# Hung Parliament

Sterling tumbles in wake of UK election

Jun 9th 2017, 7:26 AM 33,545 Views 26 Comments

The British pound saw its biggest daily fall since January.

'Theresa Dismay': Here's how the UK papers are reacting to the historic election result
# Cor Blimey
# Cor Blimey

'Theresa Dismay': Here's how the UK papers are reacting to the historic election result

Jun 9th 2017, 7:07 AM 35,676 Views 46 Comments

The papers are united in their shock at May failing to win a majority, with many calling it a disaster.

Labour's Diane Abbott takes break from campaigning due to ill health
# General Election
# General Election

Labour's Diane Abbott takes break from campaigning due to ill health

Jun 7th 2017, 9:58 AM 20,983 Views 60 Comments

Jeremy Corbyn said Lyn Brown will fill in for Abbott as shadow home secretary.

Poll: Who do you want to be the next British Prime Minister?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Who do you want to be the next British Prime Minister?

Jun 3rd 2017, 9:23 AM 24,844 Views 95 Comments

The Labour party is catching up with the Conservatives in the polls.

May accused of 'broken promises', but defends 'having the balls to call election'
# Brexit
# Brexit

May accused of 'broken promises', but defends 'having the balls to call election'

Jun 3rd 2017, 8:23 AM 10,677 Views 29 Comments

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn, meanwhile, was criticised over his “letter to Santa Claus” – also known as his party’s spending manifesto.

Jeremy Corbyn says IRA bombing campaign was 'completely wrong'
# The Troubles
# The Troubles

Jeremy Corbyn says IRA bombing campaign was 'completely wrong'

May 27th 2017, 5:07 PM 15,324 Views 69 Comments

The UK Labour leader has been coming under pressure to clarify his stance on the IRA’s bombing campaign.

Labour catching up in polls as UK politicians resume campaigning after Manchester attack
# Comeback Kid
# Comeback Kid

Labour catching up in polls as UK politicians resume campaigning after Manchester attack

May 26th 2017, 7:58 AM 12,335 Views 34 Comments

Jeremy Corbyn is expected to say that the war on terror has failed in a speech later day.

Jeremy Corbyn 'on the right side of history' - Sinn Féin
# Ira Bombings
# Ira Bombings

Jeremy Corbyn 'on the right side of history' - Sinn Féin

May 22nd 2017, 5:40 PM 16,492 Views 61 Comments

The UK Labour leader has been accused of failing to condemn the IRA’s bombing campaigns.

'It's never mattered more': Brits living in Ireland have until tomorrow to have a say in general election
# Get Up Stand Up
# Get Up Stand Up

'It's never mattered more': Brits living in Ireland have until tomorrow to have a say in general election

May 21st 2017, 8:30 PM 20,712 Views 36 Comments

UK citizens living in Ireland who registered to vote up to 15 years ago can vote in the upcoming general election.