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'If May wins a landslide it'll be a disaster for Ireland' - Tim Farron on Brexit, Ireland, and Labour's self-destruction
# Third Man Tackle
# Third Man Tackle

'If May wins a landslide it'll be a disaster for Ireland' - Tim Farron on Brexit, Ireland, and Labour's self-destruction

May 20th 2017, 10:00 PM 21,805 Views 39 Comments

The Liberal Democrats leader is looking to turn his party’s fortunes around in next month’s UK general election.

'Contempt for Dáil Éireann': Government still plans to sell AIB shares despite vote against it
# Not Binding
# Not Binding

'Contempt for Dáil Éireann': Government still plans to sell AIB shares despite vote against it

May 19th 2017, 8:41 AM 17,182 Views 53 Comments

The Government yesterday forgot to vote against a motion delaying the sale.

Dáil votes to keep AIB shares because the government forgot to vote
# AIB
# AIB

Dáil votes to keep AIB shares because the government forgot to vote

May 18th 2017, 2:30 PM 32,512 Views 40 Comments

“Remarkable way for it to happen,” Labour leader Brendan Howlin said.

'Radical' or 'nonsensical'? Jeremy Corbyn's manifesto takes aim at high-earners
# Uk Election
# Uk Election

'Radical' or 'nonsensical'? Jeremy Corbyn's manifesto takes aim at high-earners

May 16th 2017, 2:20 PM 10,787 Views 68 Comments

A rise in UK corporation tax and no hard border with the North: Labour’s manifesto is good news for Ireland.

Angry voter confronts Theresa May over welfare cuts
# Campaign Trail
# Campaign Trail

Angry voter confronts Theresa May over welfare cuts

May 15th 2017, 5:17 PM 27,046 Views 59 Comments

“I can’t live on £100 a month.”

Leaked manifesto and running over a cameraman's foot - it's been a bad day for Jeremy Corbyn
# Labour Pains
# Labour Pains

Leaked manifesto and running over a cameraman's foot - it's been a bad day for Jeremy Corbyn

May 11th 2017, 4:20 PM 15,438 Views 31 Comments

On the campaign trail, Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn had more pressing concerns than flagging poll numbers today.

'Garda HR boss has done a great service to the country' - Alan Kelly
# PAC
# PAC

'Garda HR boss has done a great service to the country' - Alan Kelly

May 11th 2017, 6:15 AM 16,793 Views 64 Comments

The PAC wants to bring the Garda Commissioner in earlier than planned.

Garda Commissioner expected to be brought before PAC earlier than planned
# Called In
# Called In

Garda Commissioner expected to be brought before PAC earlier than planned

May 10th 2017, 5:45 PM 8,435 Views 28 Comments

Vice-chair of the PAC Alan Kelly said the commissioner should appear again in a couple of weeks.

Theresa May accuses EU of making 'threats against Britain' to influence election
# Them's Fightin' Words
# Them's Fightin' Words

Theresa May accuses EU of making 'threats against Britain' to influence election

May 3rd 2017, 5:00 PM 10,735 Views 86 Comments

The Prime Minister said that there are “some in Brussels who do not want these [Brexit] talks to succeed”.

Tony Blair promises to get 'hands dirty' as he re-enters UK politics to fight Brexit
# Comeback Kid
# Comeback Kid

Tony Blair promises to get 'hands dirty' as he re-enters UK politics to fight Brexit

May 1st 2017, 12:54 PM 26,455 Views 57 Comments

Blair will campaign to give the British people a chance to change their minds.

Jeremy Corbyn vows to introduce four new public holidays in UK
# St Patrick's Day
# St Patrick's Day

Jeremy Corbyn vows to introduce four new public holidays in UK

Apr 23rd 2017, 11:56 AM 15,972 Views 43 Comments

The Labour leader has an uphill battle to beat Prime Minister Theresa May’s Conservative Party in June’s snap election.

Brendan Howlin hits out at 'sham' government and 'racist' Trump
# Trying To Rebuild
# Trying To Rebuild

Brendan Howlin hits out at 'sham' government and 'racist' Trump

Apr 23rd 2017, 9:18 AM 13,298 Views 87 Comments

The Labour leader also accused Shane Ross of “sitting in his office hiding”.

Poll: Would you like to see Labour back in government?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Would you like to see Labour back in government?

Apr 21st 2017, 8:46 AM 37,628 Views 159 Comments

Is it time for a comeback?

Nicola Sturgeon calls large Tory win in UK election 'a horrifying prospect'
# Shots Fired
# Shots Fired

Nicola Sturgeon calls large Tory win in UK election 'a horrifying prospect'

Apr 20th 2017, 9:07 AM 16,047 Views 82 Comments

Meanwhile, Theresa May has said a potential alliance of opposition parties would be a “coalition of chaos”.

What does a UK election mean for Ireland? It could be good news you know...
# Fingers Crossed
# Fingers Crossed

What does a UK election mean for Ireland? It could be good news you know...

Apr 19th 2017, 12:05 AM 26,471 Views 26 Comments

… from a Brexit point of view at least. But could it bring about a border poll?

Theresa May's to lose? Here's how the main parties measure up ahead of the UK election
# Oh Snap
# Oh Snap

Theresa May's to lose? Here's how the main parties measure up ahead of the UK election

Apr 18th 2017, 5:55 PM 22,582 Views 50 Comments

The Conservatives will hope to win another majority over Labour, the Lib Dems and the SNP.

Snap election to be held in UK on 8 June
# COME WHAT MAY
# COME WHAT MAY

Snap election to be held in UK on 8 June

Apr 18th 2017, 11:06 AM 123,722 Views 180 Comments

Liberal Democrat leader Tim Farron said the election is a chance for the UK “to avoid a disastrous hard Brexit”.

Fine Gael back on top as latest opinion poll shows seven point surge
# State Of The Parties
# State Of The Parties

Fine Gael back on top as latest opinion poll shows seven point surge

Apr 16th 2017, 8:00 AM 18,232 Views 212 Comments

Enda Kenny’s party are one point ahead of Fianna Fáil.

There's a small bit of good news for Labour in the latest opinion poll
# Slight Movement
# Slight Movement

There's a small bit of good news for Labour in the latest opinion poll

Mar 25th 2017, 6:51 PM 14,095 Views 65 Comments

The independents also do well in the latest Red C-Sunday Business Post survey.

Corbyn defiant as Tories net historic by-election win over Labour
# Swing Votes
# Swing Votes

Corbyn defiant as Tories net historic by-election win over Labour

Feb 24th 2017, 7:59 AM 14,021 Views 91 Comments

For the first time since 1982, the UK government gained a by-election seat from the opposition.

Enda Kenny wins confidence motion in the government
# We Go Again
# We Go Again

Enda Kenny wins confidence motion in the government

Feb 15th 2017, 10:58 PM 25,237 Views 155 Comments

After a lengthy, and occasionally feisty, Dáil debate, the government won the motion.

Government 'nervous' about extending Tribunal to other whistleblowers
# Garda Whisteblower
# Garda Whisteblower

Government 'nervous' about extending Tribunal to other whistleblowers

Feb 15th 2017, 6:05 AM 5,280 Views 10 Comments

Garda whistleblower Keith Harrison demanded his case be included in the Tribunal.

Labour and Sinn Féin call for Nóirín O'Sullivan to 'stand aside' until new whistleblower inquiry is complete
# Untenable
# Untenable

Labour and Sinn Féin call for Nóirín O'Sullivan to 'stand aside' until new whistleblower inquiry is complete

Feb 8th 2017, 6:48 PM 9,056 Views 59 Comments

Brendan Howlin said that, in light of the establishment of a new inquiry, the Garda Commissioner’s current position is “untenable”.

'He’s lying to you' - UK MEP explains why he held up sign behind Nigel Farage
# Look Behind You
# Look Behind You

'He’s lying to you' - UK MEP explains why he held up sign behind Nigel Farage

Feb 2nd 2017, 4:20 PM 27,821 Views 58 Comments

Seb Dance was caught on camera holding up the handwritten message behind Farage.

Fianna Fáil is the most popular party in the country
# Opinion Poll
# Opinion Poll

Fianna Fáil is the most popular party in the country

Jan 29th 2017, 9:39 AM 13,502 Views 172 Comments

Fine Gael and Sinn Féin have both lost ground.

The latest opinion poll has been published, and it's not good news for the government
# Falling Support
# Falling Support

The latest opinion poll has been published, and it's not good news for the government

Jan 22nd 2017, 10:29 AM 37,798 Views 134 Comments

Fianna Fáil leads Fine Gael by six points, according to the opinion poll.

Corbyn calls for a cap on wages over 'ridiculous' wages of footballers and CEOs
# Salary Cap
# Salary Cap

Corbyn calls for a cap on wages over 'ridiculous' wages of footballers and CEOs

Jan 10th 2017, 4:18 PM 15,692 Views 53 Comments

He also said that Labour wasn’t “wedded” to free movement post-Brexit.

Aodhan Ó Riordáin's life online: 'I accidentally tweeted one word - #horny'
# My Social Media Life
# My Social Media Life

Aodhan Ó Riordáin's life online: 'I accidentally tweeted one word - #horny'

Dec 30th 2016, 12:00 PM 19,296 Views 36 Comments

Well-known Irish names tell us about their life on the internet.

'We must give musicians a chance': Quotas for Irish music got TDs very fired up
# Ruckus
# Ruckus

'We must give musicians a chance': Quotas for Irish music got TDs very fired up

Dec 15th 2016, 1:56 PM 10,056 Views 29 Comments

“It stimulates you. It invigorates you. It’s what we come from, it’s where we come from”.

A new Bill is calling for a quota of Irish music on the radio - and the music industry isn't happy about it
# Guaranteed Irish
# Guaranteed Irish

A new Bill is calling for a quota of Irish music on the radio - and the music industry isn't happy about it

Dec 14th 2016, 2:15 PM 13,319 Views 88 Comments

Labour TD Willie Penrose has an amendment up for discussion this evening calling for a 40% quota of Irish music on Irish radios.

'Shockingly high figures of assaults on hospital staff should not be tolerated'
# Labour
# Labour

'Shockingly high figures of assaults on hospital staff should not be tolerated'

Dec 5th 2016, 4:35 PM 9,042 Views 34 Comments

Over 3,000 incidents of physical assaults were recorded by the HSE in the past five years.

Landlords condemn proposed laws which would make it more difficult to evict tenants
# Grossly Unfair
# Grossly Unfair

Landlords condemn proposed laws which would make it more difficult to evict tenants

Dec 2nd 2016, 6:40 PM 22,183 Views 118 Comments

The Irish Property Owners Association (IPOA) said there are two sections which “infringe the property rights of landlords” and do nothing to help tenants.

Fine Gael is most popular party as Fianna Fáil loses ground
# Opinion Poll
# Opinion Poll

Fine Gael is most popular party as Fianna Fáil loses ground

Nov 27th 2016, 1:28 PM 15,749 Views 130 Comments

Sinn Féin and independents have made gains, while the Anti-Austerity Alliance/People Before Profit and the Independent Alliance have lost support.

12 times Irish politicians attempted to get down with the kids
# The Youngsters
From The Daily Edge
# The Youngsters

12 times Irish politicians attempted to get down with the kids

Nov 23rd 2016, 9:30 PM 7,209 Views 2 Comments

How do you do, fellow young voters?

Alan Kelly is properly miffed at suggestions a Tipperary rail line should close
# Ak Fire
# Ak Fire

Alan Kelly is properly miffed at suggestions a Tipperary rail line should close

Nov 15th 2016, 10:29 AM 20,871 Views 95 Comments

It costs €550 for each passenger on the Ballybrophy line, compared to just 90 cent for each Dart passenger.

Labour support falling as latest polls see Fianna Fáil on top
# Poll Positions
# Poll Positions

Labour support falling as latest polls see Fianna Fáil on top

Nov 13th 2016, 12:18 PM 13,452 Views 80 Comments

Fianna Fáil remain the most popular party in the state.

Alan Kelly wants state access to private hospitals to avoid 'hell in our emergency departments'
# Flu Epidemic
# Flu Epidemic

Alan Kelly wants state access to private hospitals to avoid 'hell in our emergency departments'

Oct 19th 2016, 7:53 AM 15,725 Views 67 Comments

Simon Harris is considering the move, but said it wouldn’t be straightforward.

Labour bill aims to clamp down on rogue crisis pregnancy agencies operating in Ireland
# Counselling
# Counselling

Labour bill aims to clamp down on rogue crisis pregnancy agencies operating in Ireland

Oct 19th 2016, 7:00 AM 6,339 Views 23 Comments

The issue of these clinics operating in Ireland was highlighted in an undercover report last month.

Support for Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil increases in latest opinion poll
# Civil War Parties
# Civil War Parties

Support for Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil increases in latest opinion poll

Oct 16th 2016, 7:59 AM 13,460 Views 140 Comments

The survey shows small drops for Sinn Féin and Labour.

Councillors in Dublin have voted against including safe walking and cycle routes for schools in development plan
# Fingal Council
# Fingal Council

Councillors in Dublin have voted against including safe walking and cycle routes for schools in development plan

Oct 12th 2016, 10:10 AM 20,580 Views 63 Comments

Last night, however, councillors voted in favour of cycle routes for specific schools – against opposition by the council manager.