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Tuesday 3 October 2023 Dublin: 15°C

# Let's talk

This year
Taoiseach hopes agreement on NI Protocol can be reached to restore power sharing
The Taoiseach is due to meet with leaders of multiple parties later today.
Tánaiste Micheál Martin met with Northern Secretary Chris Heaton-Harris earlier this morning in Hillsborough.
Sinn Féin leader Mary Lou McDonald criticised the UK Government for denying her access to talks yesterday.
DUP leader Jeffrey Donaldson told the BBC that the UK and EU were not "anywhere close to a deal".
Explainer: What's the latest with Brexit and Northern Ireland Protocol negotiations?
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Three party leaders meet ahead of Hogan decision
The coalition has been rocked by resignations and calls for those in the public eye to step aside.
'I might never see my parents again': Asylum seekers share their experiences of isolation and PTSD
Many female asylum seekers and refugees in Ireland are living with depression, anxiety and PTSD, a new report has found.
Ahead of Leo meeting, Micheál says FF won't vote with government in final months of Dáil
The two party leaders are due to meet on Thursday to discuss the next general election and when it might be.
Micheál Martin interested in working with 'smaller parties' after the next general election
The Fianna Fáil leader was asked if he would be happy to rely on Michael Lowry’s support.
Brendan Howlin dismisses leadership concerns and says he wants to 'work together' with the Greens
The Labour leader said he is ‘not at all disappointed’ with his party’s result.
Fresh talks hope to revive power-sharing ... but marriage equality remains a major stumbling block
Sinn Féin has called on the UK and Irish governments to step in and take the reins if the new round of talks fail.
Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil find neutral ground to sit down and chat about extending their deal
Confidence and Supply agreement talks began today between the two parties.
Taoiseach wants to avoid 'dilly-dallying' but confidence and supply deal 'unlikely' by Halloween
Teams for the the two parties are set to meet next week about renewing the agreement.
Taoiseach says confidence and supply deal can be done by the Halloween break
Leo Varadkar and Micheál Martin had a ‘pleasant’ conversation on the phone this evening.
What's going on with the confidence and supply? Two men are talking a lot about not talking
Leo wants to renegotiate the deal it has with Fianna Fáil, but Martin says not until after the Budget.
Taoiseach wants Brexit put on the agenda of EU leaders meeting in September
Theresa May has convened her Cabinet today in desperate bid to quell rebellion within her party.
Taoiseach to talk to Micheál Martin about extending confidence and supply 'when the time is right'
The confidence and supply agreement between Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil runs until the Budget next October.
Taoiseach says he can see no reason why the confidence and supply agreement can't be extended
Micheál Martin says his party want to see delivery on the key issues in 2018
Ryanair pilots suspend strike planned for Wednesday
The company will now meet union representatives tomorrow night.
US still wants to join climate talks despite plan to withdraw from agreement
The country can’t formally pull out of the Paris accord until 2020 at the earliest.
The DUP and Sinn Féin are taking a hiatus for the summer - so when will a deal be done?
Yet again, both parties failed to reach agreement this week that would restore power-sharing in the North.
Unions agree to talks with Bus Éireann management - but pickets stay put
During the last round of talks both sides accused each other of not being ‘flexible’ enough.
Ireland wants to build a relationship with Cuba
The Minister for Foreign Affairs Charlie Flanagan briefed his Cabinet colleagues on Tuesday about improving links between the two countries.
Tense talks between Russian ambassador and Fine Gael TD: 'You walked into Crimea and took it over'
“Of course you know much more than myself about Russia’s military in Crimea, I’m sure,” the ambassador told Barrett today.
Strike at Dublin Bus called off for today ... but what about the 11 other days in October?
A planned strike for this coming Saturday is still on the cards.
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.
Enda Kenny offers Micheál Martin a full partnership government as leaders finally talk
The meeting between Enda Kenny and Micheál Martin began at 8.30pm.
The curious case of two leaders, one phone call and a big row
Enda Kenny and Micheál Martin had a four-minute phone conversation that sparked a big dispute between Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil yesterday.
Michael Noonan 'presumes' talks with Fianna Fáil will begin after Thursday
It’s the first time a senior Fine Gael minister has openly discussed negotiations with Fianna Fáil.
Here's what we learned from Enda Kenny's one-on-one with
The Taoiseach paid a visit to our HQ this week and he had plenty to say…
How Jean-Claude Trichet WILL speak to the banking inquiry (sort of)
The former ECB president may take questions when he visits Dublin next month – but not in Leinster House.
Here's what we learned from Enda Kenny's Prime Time appearance
In a rare one-on-one interview live on TV the Taoiseach was asked about a range of issues.
IMF says it 'stands ready' to support Greece
Anti-austerity party Syriza won a landslide election.
Minister to teachers: 'Call off your strike' ... Teachers to minister: 'No'
The strike’s set to go ahead next Tuesday. And neither side is backing down.
Farmers and processors agree to two weeks of talks to try to end the beef crisis
McDonald’s and Tesco, the two biggest buyers of Irish beef, attended discussions this evening for the first time.
Talks on new GP contract to start next month
The existing General Medical Services contract was devised over forty years ago.
Putin V Poroshenko: Russia and Ukraine's presidents to meet today
Ahead of the meeting, Kiev announced the capture of ten Russian paratroopers.
Elton John wants to visit with Putin to talk about gay rights
He said he does not know what will come of it, but he has to try.
Union of Students want to talk to politicians today
USI are hosting a social lobby of the Oireachtas.
Aer Lingus and Impact are sitting down this morning to try to sort out all their differences
The two will attend the Labour court in attempt to settle a long-running dispute over rosters.
Aer Lingus management and union reps to hold talks at Dublin Airport today
The removal of discounted flight privileges will be raised at today’s meeting.
Putin calls Obama to suggest examining 'possible steps' to calm Ukraine
Putin told Obama that Russia was still alarmed over the situation in Ukraine after the fall of president Viktor Yanukovych.
Noonan: The Central Bank and Morgan Kelly should ‘have a conversation’
The Finance Minister has said that the Central Bank has “primary responsibility” regarding SME loans.
Both sides in the same room for Syrian peace talks in Geneva today
Yesterday UN mediator Lakhdar Brahimi shuttled between two rooms as each delegation were set apart.