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# opposition - Tuesday 14 December, 2021

Belarus opposition leader Tikhanovsky jailed for 18 years
# Belarus
# Belarus

Belarus opposition leader Tikhanovsky jailed for 18 years

Dec 14th 2021, 1:14 PM 15,311 Views 13 Comments

Svetlana Tikhanovskaya, Sergei Tikhanovsky’s wife and self-exiled current opposition leader, denounced the verdict on Twitter.

# opposition - Monday 6 December, 2021

How are the Irish provinces' opponents shaping up for Europe?
# Champions Cup
From The42
# Champions Cup

How are the Irish provinces' opponents shaping up for Europe?

Updated Dec 6th 2021, 8:21 PM 20,654 Views 15 Comments

Bath, Clermont, Stade Français, and Wasps provide the opposition this weekend.

# opposition - Tuesday 28 September, 2021

Russian investigators launch new 'extremism' probe against Alexei Navalny
# Russia
# Russia

Russian investigators launch new 'extremism' probe against Alexei Navalny

Sep 28th 2021, 4:57 PM 4,880 Views 3 Comments

The probe could see the opposition leader spend up to 10 more years in jail.

# opposition - Saturday 18 September, 2021

Hungary opposition hopes new primary system will help oust Orban
# Hungary
# Hungary

Hungary opposition hopes new primary system will help oust Orban

Sep 18th 2021, 8:23 AM 11,144 Views 15 Comments

A six party alliance will take on Viktor Orban’s Fidesz Party today.

# opposition - Tuesday 20 April, 2021

Henderson calls emergency meeting of captains as 14 clubs 'vigorously reject' Super League plans
# Player Power
From The42
# Player Power

Henderson calls emergency meeting of captains as 14 clubs 'vigorously reject' Super League plans

Apr 20th 2021, 2:35 PM 16,083 Views 26 Comments

Meanwhile, Man City boss Pep Guardiola claims the new proposed format is ‘not sport’.

# opposition - Wednesday 11 November, 2020

Changes kept to a minimum as Wales name team to face Ireland on Friday night
# Opposition
From The42
# Opposition

Changes kept to a minimum as Wales name team to face Ireland on Friday night

Nov 11th 2020, 12:39 PM 9,550 Views 19 Comments

The Aviva Stadium hosts the Autumn Nations Cup opener.

# opposition - Thursday 1 October, 2020

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

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

Oct 1st 2020, 5:07 PM 13,734 Views 24 Comments

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
# The Opposition
# The Opposition

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

Updated Aug 21st 2020, 8:50 PM 123,765 Views 260 Comments

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
# Money To Burn
# Money To Burn

Varadkar and Coveney criticised for seeking extra drivers and staff

Jul 14th 2020, 6:13 PM 59,334 Views 63 Comments

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
# Opposition
# Opposition

This is the Labour Party's new front bench

Jul 7th 2020, 3:52 PM 18,092 Views 76 Comments

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
# Opposition
# Opposition

This is Sinn Féin's new front bench

Jul 2nd 2020, 2:52 PM 39,413 Views 78 Comments

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
# Opposition
# Opposition

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

Jun 15th 2020, 9:59 PM 25,926 Views 154 Comments

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

# opposition - Thursday 5 March, 2020

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

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

Mar 5th 2020, 1:04 PM 7,899 Views 3 Comments

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
# Ceann Comhairle
# Ceann Comhairle

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

Updated Nov 6th 2019, 6:35 PM 39,852 Views 71 Comments

The High Court granted the permission today.

# opposition - Tuesday 5 November, 2019

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

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

Updated Nov 5th 2019, 3:46 PM 37,650 Views 47 Comments

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
# Opposition
# Opposition

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

Sep 28th 2019, 3:33 PM 8,523 Views 30 Comments

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

# opposition - Saturday 21 September, 2019

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

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

Sep 21st 2019, 2:18 PM 12,312 Views 24 Comments

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
# National Broadband Plan
# National Broadband Plan

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

May 8th 2019, 6:10 AM 8,195 Views 29 Comments

Cabinet yesterday signed off on the National Broadband Plan.

# opposition - Monday 11 March, 2019

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

English and French leagues hint at legal action over Nations Championship

Mar 11th 2019, 10:01 PM 8,082 Views 3 Comments

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
# Opposition
# Opposition

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

Dec 17th 2018, 10:07 PM 25,872 Views 33 Comments

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''
# Computer Says No
From The42
# Computer Says No

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

Oct 31st 2018, 5:31 PM 14,715 Views 25 Comments

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
# Opposition
# Opposition

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

Sep 25th 2018, 5:00 PM 14,377 Views 27 Comments

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
# Fingal
# Fingal

Plans for large-scale mosque in Blanchardstown given green light

May 14th 2018, 8:19 PM 43,930 Views 150 Comments

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
# Russian Election
# Russian Election

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

Feb 17th 2018, 5:30 PM 11,148 Views 83 Comments

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
# Opposition
# Opposition

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

Oct 30th 2017, 1:21 PM 14,795 Views 56 Comments

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
# Your Say

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

Sep 24th 2017, 10:22 AM 18,856 Views 73 Comments

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
# Constituent Assembly
# Constituent Assembly

Venezuelan President claims victory as 10 die in violent protests

Jul 31st 2017, 10:11 AM 8,332 Views 47 Comments

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
# Caracas
# Caracas

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

Jul 17th 2017, 8:40 AM 9,281 Views 64 Comments

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
# From Russia With Love
# From Russia With Love

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

Jun 12th 2017, 10:40 PM 14,666 Views 51 Comments

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
# Fear
# Fear

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

Jun 3rd 2017, 8:15 PM 15,175 Views 24 Comments

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
# Protests
# Protests

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

Apr 23rd 2017, 8:15 AM 16,435 Views 84 Comments

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'
Live Apr 5th 2017, 12:52 PM

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

# opposition - Monday 26 December, 2016

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

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

Dec 26th 2016, 6:00 AM 22,611 Views 104 Comments

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
# Taking Of Caracas
# Taking Of Caracas

Hundreds of thousands march against government in Venezuela

Sep 2nd 2016, 7:49 AM 10,658 Views 135 Comments

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

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

Who can Dundalk face in the Europa League group stages?

Aug 25th 2016, 10:30 PM 18,370 Views 23 Comments

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
# Opposition
# Opposition

Michael Fitzmaurice is leaving the Independent Alliance

May 18th 2016, 9:09 PM 30,301 Views 49 Comments

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
# Ch-Ch-Changes
# Ch-Ch-Changes

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

Apr 19th 2016, 8:30 PM 18,967 Views 23 Comments

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
# Flying Off The Handle
# Flying Off The Handle

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

Feb 19th 2016, 8:02 PM 51,385 Views 64 Comments

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'
# Storm Frank
# Storm Frank

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

Dec 30th 2015, 3:23 PM 17,163 Views 114 Comments

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
# Midnight Oil
# Midnight Oil

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

Oct 21st 2015, 6:39 PM 20,626 Views 38 Comments

Planning a journey this Friday?

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