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Politics

Yesterday
29th May 2024
Former Republican presidential candidate pictured writing ‘finish them’ on Israeli shell
Jury in Donald Trump’s hush money trial in New York ends first day of deliberations
Landmark surrogacy legislation passes final stage in Dáil
Plans announced for 3,000 hospital beds amid warning Ireland is 'miles away' from meeting ICU demand
1,000 asylum seekers to be accommodated at Thornton Hall by the end of June
High Court told Ireland is breaching human rights law by failing to house homeless asylum seekers
'It looks bloody awful': Disbelief in FG as local candidate steps down over planning allegations
Dáil suspended after Fianna Fáil TD appears to accuse People Before Profit of being 'Putin's puppets'
UK election: Sunak and Starmer confirm first TV debate as Diane Abbott's future unclear
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An bhfuil fonn ort tuilleadh eolais a fháil faoi d’iarrthóirí i dtoghchán na hEorpa? Breathnaigh ar ár mbunachar sonraí nua
South Africans turn out to vote as ANC party rule in balance
Mandatory drug testing of drivers involved in serious collisions to come into effect on Friday
Debunked: One political party's false election claims on immigration, neutrality and NATO
A leaflet by Ireland First contains a number of inaccuracies.
Tuesday
28th May 2024
'Europe could be doing a hell of a lot more' on Gaza, says Taoiseach
Trump's lawyer says hush money case is based on 'lies' as prosecutor urges guilty verdict
‘What have they proposed that actually brings us further?’ - Eamon Ryan slams SocDems and PBP
Man arrested after allegedly climbing over fence into Leinster House to remove Palestinian flag
Changes announced to scheme that pays companies up to €10,000 for recruiting long-term unemployed
Govt to expedite legal change to stop student accommodation providers mandating 51-week leases
Palestinian flag flies and Taoiseach greets families as Ireland formally recognises Palestine
The Government has agreed to establish full diplomatic relations between Dublin and Ramallah.
Taoiseach Simon Harris said that the decision "is about keeping hope alive".
He told the Dáil today that he has "no knowledge" of any Irish exported technology being used by Israel as part of its assault on Gaza.
The Dáil was temporarily suspended this afternoon after a group of protesters in the public gallery interrupted statements to call for sanctions to be imposed on Israel.
Watch: Dáil briefly suspended as protesters in gallery call for sanctions against Israel
Emergency medicine doctors to crew helicopter response service alongside paramedics in new trial
Potent drugs such as nitazenes could appear at Irish festivals this summer, HSE expert warns
Nitazine, a powerful synthetic opioid, caused dozens of overdoses in Dublin and Cork late last year.
Cabinet agrees to renew Ireland’s counter-terrorism laws as 'real and persistent' threat remains
Monday
27th May 2024
Further cuts to interest rates and energy prices on the cards, says finance minister
Taoiseach indicates asylum seeker tents to be cleared from Dublin's Grand Canal this week
Tánaiste says EU has discussed possible sanctions if Israel doesn’t comply with ICJ orders
Mexico on course to elect first woman president in this weekend's elections
Harris wants taxation and planning related to the bulk buying of homes to be reviewed
Extra €10m for mental health services to include funding for new eating disorder team
'If it's dull, dirty, or dangerous then a drone should do it'
The council plans to use drones for emergency operations, environmental protection and site surveillance.
Heather Humphreys did not want Covid-19 to be recognised as an occupational illness
Mandatory military service for young people in NI would be 'bonkers', and figures 'don't add up'
European Parliament Election: Your Ireland South Candidates
This week
26th May 2024 - 30th May 2024
Taoiseach 'encouraged' after gardaí prevent 50 people entering Ireland from the UK with incorrect documents
Support for Sinn Féin drops, narrowing lead on Fine Gael in pre-election polling
European Parliament Election: Your Midlands North-West Candidates
Govt may reopen Curragh Camp Prison after 20 years as sources warn of overcrowding risks
There are plans also to remove Irish Army soldiers from protection duty at the high security Midlands Prison.
Last week
19th May 2024 - 25th May 2024
Georgian journalist targeted by masked men told she faces 'revenge' unless she stops working
Tamar Kintsurashvili spoke to The Journal about how the ‘foreign agent’ law in Georgia, though not yet implemented, is already having an effect.