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# opposition - Thursday 1 October, 2020

Taoiseach says UK under ‘no illusions’ about opposition to Brexit Bill

Taoiseach Micheál Martin said Ireland supported the EU’s legal action against the UK Government.

# opposition - Friday 21 August, 2020

'They must be held to account': Mary Lou McDonald says Taoiseach has refused request to recall the Dáil

Micheál Martin said that the Dáil would not be recalled this week.

# opposition - Tuesday 14 July, 2020

Varadkar and Coveney criticised for seeking extra drivers and staff

Labour’s Alan Kelly questioned why the foreign affairs minister is getting a security package at a cost of €200,000.

# opposition - Tuesday 7 July, 2020

This is the Labour Party's new front bench

Labour leader Alan Kelly remains in the role of spokesperson on health.

# opposition - Thursday 2 July, 2020

This is Sinn Féin's new front bench

Louise O’Reilly moving from the health brief is the biggest change to the party’s Dáil lineup.

# opposition - Monday 15 June, 2020

McDonald accuses FG and FF of 'clinging to each other' to stay in power

It comes as Leo Varadkar, Micheal Martin and Eamon Ryan signed an agreement to form a coalition.

# opposition - Thursday 5 March, 2020

From The42 Andy Farrell's Ireland training against Ulster to keep sharp for Six Nations Opposition

Andy Farrell's Ireland training against Ulster to keep sharp for Six Nations

Dan McFarland’s side will provide opposition at today’s session.

# opposition - Wednesday 6 November, 2019

TDs secure permission to challenge decision to refuse 'money message' motion

The High Court granted the permission today.

# opposition - Tuesday 5 November, 2019

Dáil suspended after argument breaks over ‘undemocratic’ money message veto

More than 50 opposition bills have been blocked, despite having majority support in the Dáil chamber.

# opposition - Saturday 28 September, 2019

Labour's priority is to prevent no-deal Brexit before seeking general election, Corbyn says

Corbyn told reporters today he stood ready to lead an interim government if Johnson was forced from No 10.

# opposition - Saturday 21 September, 2019

From The42 'We know the Irish players really well but obviously they know us as well' Rassie

'We know the Irish players really well but obviously they know us as well'

There is a strong chance that the Springboks and Ireland will meet in the World Cup quarter-finals.

# opposition - Wednesday 8 May, 2019

'It's a disgrace that it will take that long': Opposition TDs criticise 7-year timeline for rural broadband

Cabinet yesterday signed off on the National Broadband Plan.

# opposition - Monday 11 March, 2019

From The42 English and French leagues hint at legal action over Nations Championship Opposition

English and French leagues hint at legal action over Nations Championship

PRL and LNR say World Rugby has broken an agreement about future plans for the international game.

# opposition - Monday 17 December, 2018

Jeremy Corbyn has tabled a no-confidence motion in PM Theresa May

The move comes after the British Prime Minister told MPs they will only get a delayed vote on her Brexit deal in the new year.

# opposition - Wednesday 31 October, 2018

'If you asked me if I'd like to play in a second-tier championship, the answer would be: 'No''

Carlow’s All-Star nominee Paul Broderick is strongly opposed to the idea of a ‘B’ football championship.

# opposition - Tuesday 25 September, 2018

Decision to grant Irish Cement licence to burn alternative fuels delayed after 3,500 objections

The number of objections from the public “continues to rise”, a spokesperson for the EPA said.

# opposition - Monday 14 May, 2018

Plans for large-scale mosque in Blanchardstown given green light

There was local opposition to the proposed mosque.

# opposition - Saturday 17 February, 2018

No manifesto, no programme, no debates - but Putin is cruising towards another election victory

It is highly unlikely that Putin will be unseated this time round.

# opposition - Monday 30 October, 2017

Charges of rebellion, sedition and misuse of funds sought against ousted Catalan cabinet members

Spanish authorities say deposed officials will be allowed to take their personal belongings from official buildings, but are barred from performing any official duties.

# opposition - Sunday 24 September, 2017

Poll: Are you in favour of the government's strategic communications unit? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Are you in favour of the government's strategic communications unit?

The new communications unit has caused a deal of controversy since its announcement.

# opposition - Monday 31 July, 2017

Venezuelan President claims victory as 10 die in violent protests

10 people were killed in violent protests against Venezuela’s Constituent Assembly elections.

# opposition - Monday 17 July, 2017

'We do not want to be Cuba' - Venezuela's opposition votes against president

Nicolas Maduro told the opposition to “not go crazy” with the results of its vote.

# opposition - Monday 12 June, 2017

Kremlin-critic Alexei Navalny jailed for 30 days after anti-corruption protests

Russian authorities detained the 41-year-old opposition leader and nearly 1,000 of his supporters.

# opposition - Saturday 3 June, 2017

'It's like living in a nightmare': Venezuelan student terrified of returning home

Protests have been building in the capital Caracas for months.

# opposition - Sunday 23 April, 2017

'I watch the news and cry and cry': Venezuelans in Ireland on the chaos back home

20 people have been killed in three weeks of clashes at anti-government protests.

# opposition - Wednesday 5 April, 2017

As it happened: 'I won't take lectures from you on my responsibilities'

The Taoiseach answered questions in a feisty affair.

# opposition - Monday 26 December, 2016

'This is an absolute joke of a Dáil': Alan Kelly on sexism, his poisoned chalice and Labour's future

Labour’s Alan Kelly now finds himself in opposition – and he seems to rather like it.

# opposition - Friday 2 September, 2016

Hundreds of thousands march against government in Venezuela

Demonstrators dressed in white marched in the east of the capital, yelling “Venezuela is hungry” and “This government is going to fall”.

# opposition - Thursday 25 August, 2016

From The42 Who can Dundalk face in the Europa League group stages? Pot Luck

Who can Dundalk face in the Europa League group stages?

Manchester United, Inter Milan, Ajax, Roma and Villarreal are all possible opponents for the Louth club.

# opposition - Wednesday 18 May, 2016

Michael Fitzmaurice is leaving the Independent Alliance

He said he is now planning to join a new technical group in opposition.

# opposition - Tuesday 19 April, 2016

These are the other talks going on that you probably haven't heard much about

While government formation talks have been ongoing, another group are actually making a lot of progress.

# opposition - Friday 19 February, 2016

'Disgusting!' - Danish PM strongly criticised for flying with Ryanair

The budget airline isn’t a favourite of Danish leftists and union leaders.

# opposition - Wednesday 30 December, 2015

Enda is visiting flood-hit areas, but not 'doing the Bertie Ahern'

Members of the opposition have strongly criticised the government over their response to the widespread damage.

# opposition - Wednesday 21 October, 2015

Talks back on with less than 48 hours to stop the rail strike

Planning a journey this Friday?

# opposition - Saturday 17 October, 2015

Rush-hour train strike next week set to go ahead as talks break down

The action will also take place the following weekend.

# opposition - Friday 24 July, 2015

Enda Kenny warns voters not to choose 'political freakshow' of the Opposition

Is it election season already?

# opposition - Thursday 23 July, 2015

Joan Burton to banking inquiry - "We would have let Anglo fail" Banking Inquiry This post contains videos

Joan Burton to banking inquiry - "We would have let Anglo fail"

Labour’s current leader and former leader were in front of the banking inquiry this afternoon.

# opposition - Sunday 31 May, 2015

The United States won't be able to listen in on phone calls after tonight

The USA Patriot Act which underpins the domestic activities of the National Security Agency is set to expire.

# opposition - Tuesday 24 March, 2015

Lewandowski aside, do Ireland have much to fear when they come up against Poland?

Why Martin O’Neill’s men must watch out for Kamil Glik, Grzegorz Krychowiak and Arkadiusz Milik among others.

# opposition - Friday 6 March, 2015

Anti-alcohol campaign group say criticism is "premature"

The group have issued a number of radio and billboard advertisements in recent weeks.

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