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Three party leaders meet ahead of Hogan decision
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Three party leaders meet ahead of Hogan decision

Aug 25th 2020, 2:36 PM 25,049 Views 62 Comments

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
# Syria
# Syria

'I might never see my parents again': Asylum seekers share their experiences of isolation and PTSD

Jan 30th 2020, 6:00 AM 16,418 Views 40 Comments

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
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Ahead of Leo meeting, Micheál says FF won't vote with government in final months of Dáil

Jan 7th 2020, 6:28 PM 15,955 Views 52 Comments

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
# JOining Forces
# JOining Forces

Micheál Martin interested in working with 'smaller parties' after the next general election

Jul 30th 2019, 6:10 AM 10,119 Views 33 Comments

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
# Le2019
# Le2019

Brendan Howlin dismisses leadership concerns and says he wants to 'work together' with the Greens

May 26th 2019, 7:13 PM 9,148 Views 35 Comments

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
# New Talks
# New Talks

Fresh talks hope to revive power-sharing ... but marriage equality remains a major stumbling block

May 5th 2019, 10:00 PM 21,743 Views 32 Comments

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
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Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil find neutral ground to sit down and chat about extending their deal

Updated Oct 25th 2018, 6:15 PM 11,910 Views 77 Comments

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
# 2 More Years?
# 2 More Years?

Taoiseach wants to avoid 'dilly-dallying' but confidence and supply deal 'unlikely' by Halloween

Oct 16th 2018, 9:29 PM 7,309 Views 33 Comments

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
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# Let's Talk

Taoiseach says confidence and supply deal can be done by the Halloween break

Oct 9th 2018, 9:51 PM 9,626 Views 44 Comments

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
# Hello It's Me
# Hello It's Me

What's going on with the confidence and supply? Two men are talking a lot about not talking

Jul 14th 2018, 8:30 AM 10,594 Views 23 Comments

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
# Showdown
# Showdown

Taoiseach wants Brexit put on the agenda of EU leaders meeting in September

Jul 10th 2018, 6:58 AM 8,440 Views 40 Comments

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'

Taoiseach to talk to Micheál Martin about extending confidence and supply 'when the time is right'

May 30th 2018, 6:15 PM 43,747 Views 65 Comments

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
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Taoiseach says he can see no reason why the confidence and supply agreement can't be extended

Dec 29th 2017, 2:00 PM 8,185 Views 62 Comments

Micheál Martin says his party want to see delivery on the key issues in 2018

Ryanair pilots suspend strike planned for Wednesday
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Ryanair pilots suspend strike planned for Wednesday

Dec 18th 2017, 6:50 AM 8,920 Views 18 Comments

The company will now meet union representatives tomorrow night.

US still wants to join climate talks despite plan to withdraw from agreement
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US still wants to join climate talks despite plan to withdraw from agreement

Aug 5th 2017, 7:53 AM 7,609 Views 32 Comments

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?
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The DUP and Sinn Féin are taking a hiatus for the summer - so when will a deal be done?

Jul 8th 2017, 6:20 AM 6,762 Views 31 Comments

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
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# Let's Talk

Unions agree to talks with Bus Éireann management - but pickets stay put

Apr 4th 2017, 4:33 PM 11,825 Views 83 Comments

During the last round of talks both sides accused each other of not being ‘flexible’ enough.

Ireland wants to build a relationship with Cuba
# Get Talking
# Get Talking

Ireland wants to build a relationship with Cuba

Dec 10th 2016, 7:10 AM 6,951 Views 30 Comments

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'
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Tense talks between Russian ambassador and Fine Gael TD: 'You walked into Crimea and took it over'

Nov 17th 2016, 6:25 PM 28,487 Views 93 Comments

“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?
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Strike at Dublin Bus called off for today ... but what about the 11 other days in October?

Sep 27th 2016, 8:15 AM 19,840 Views 38 Comments

A planned strike for this coming Saturday is still on the cards.

Fianna Fáil 'will reject' Enda's offer for a partnership government
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Fianna Fáil 'will reject' Enda's offer for a partnership government

Apr 7th 2016, 11:10 AM 26,759 Views 105 Comments

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
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Enda Kenny offers Micheál Martin a full partnership government as leaders finally talk

Apr 6th 2016, 10:59 PM 45,043 Views 167 Comments

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
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# Text-gate

The curious case of two leaders, one phone call and a big row

Apr 1st 2016, 11:01 AM 18,766 Views 71 Comments

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
# Reaching Out
# Reaching Out

Michael Noonan 'presumes' talks with Fianna Fáil will begin after Thursday

Mar 8th 2016, 2:53 PM 13,208 Views 62 Comments

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 TheJournal.ie...
# The High Table Interview
# The High Table Interview

Here's what we learned from Enda Kenny's one-on-one with TheJournal.ie...

Mar 7th 2015, 7:40 PM 18,406 Views 105 Comments

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)
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How Jean-Claude Trichet WILL speak to the banking inquiry (sort of)

Mar 5th 2015, 6:19 PM 5,175 Views 19 Comments

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
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# Lights Camera Action

Here's what we learned from Enda Kenny's Prime Time appearance

Feb 19th 2015, 11:23 PM 47,009 Views 232 Comments

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
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IMF says it 'stands ready' to support Greece

Jan 26th 2015, 7:31 PM 9,813 Views 84 Comments

Anti-austerity party Syriza won a landslide election.

Minister to teachers: 'Call off your strike' ... Teachers to minister: 'No'
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# Not Blinking

Minister to teachers: 'Call off your strike' ... Teachers to minister: 'No'

Nov 25th 2014, 10:43 PM 16,933 Views 84 Comments

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
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Farmers and processors agree to two weeks of talks to try to end the beef crisis

Oct 29th 2014, 9:28 PM 5,228 Views 13 Comments

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
# New Deal
# New Deal

Talks on new GP contract to start next month

Sep 17th 2014, 3:03 PM 6,351 Views 7 Comments

The existing General Medical Services contract was devised over forty years ago.

Putin V Poroshenko: Russia and Ukraine's presidents to meet today
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# Conflict

Putin V Poroshenko: Russia and Ukraine's presidents to meet today

Aug 26th 2014, 7:54 AM 4,260 Views 22 Comments

Ahead of the meeting, Kiev announced the capture of ten Russian paratroopers.

Elton John wants to visit with Putin to talk about gay rights
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Elton John wants to visit with Putin to talk about gay rights

Jun 29th 2014, 4:31 PM 7,930 Views 142 Comments

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
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# Social Issues

Union of Students want to talk to politicians today

Jun 18th 2014, 8:59 AM 3,053 Views 15 Comments

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
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Aer Lingus and Impact are sitting down this morning to try to sort out all their differences

Jun 11th 2014, 6:15 AM 5,307 Views 14 Comments

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
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Aer Lingus management and union reps to hold talks at Dublin Airport today

Jun 4th 2014, 8:28 AM 6,319 Views 74 Comments

The removal of discounted flight privileges will be raised at today’s meeting.

Putin calls Obama to suggest examining 'possible steps' to calm Ukraine
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# Talk It Out

Putin calls Obama to suggest examining 'possible steps' to calm Ukraine

Mar 29th 2014, 10:37 AM 6,760 Views 72 Comments

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’
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Noonan: The Central Bank and Morgan Kelly should ‘have a conversation’

Mar 10th 2014, 10:30 PM 11,476 Views 24 Comments

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
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Both sides in the same room for Syrian peace talks in Geneva today

Jan 24th 2014, 7:02 AM 3,447 Views 35 Comments

Yesterday UN mediator Lakhdar Brahimi shuttled between two rooms as each delegation were set apart.

When Michael met Mario: Noonan in Frankfurt for bailout exit talks with ECB chief
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When Michael met Mario: Noonan in Frankfurt for bailout exit talks with ECB chief

Oct 23rd 2013, 9:30 AM 3,903 Views 25 Comments

Michael Noonan meets Mario Draghi for discussions on how Ireland will exit its international bailout programme on 15 December.

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