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# Politics

17th May 2024
Opinion: Allowing prisoners to vote is a symbolic indication that they remain citizens
Dr Cormac Behan
Last month
April 2024
Support for Fianna Fáil slumps to two-year low as Independents make gains
Here's What Happened Today: Saturday
Taoiseach Simon Harris receives seal of office from President Higgins
The nomination of Harris as Taoiseach passed a vote in the Dáil by 88 votes to 69.
This year
Can't keep up with the Fine Gael departures? Here's a round up of who is standing down
Varadkar says political life was 'never' for partner Matt as he laughs off 'legacy' questions
Opposition leaders call for general election after Varadkar's sudden resignation
US lawmakers pass bill to ban TikTok nationwide if Chinese owners don't sell the app
'Not just another protest party': TD Michael Fitzmaurice joins Independent Ireland party
Nikki Haley's humiliation in Nevada the latest sign that Trump's path is clearer than ever
Workers across Northern Ireland public service sectors to take part in 'biggest ever strike'
Poll: Would you like to see a general election take place this year?
Last year
McDonald says Sinn Féin aiming to be in government across Ireland in 2024
The Explainer: The ups and downs of Irish politics in 2023 - and what does 2024 hold?
Analysis: Cameron's return exposes a government that is more clown show than shrewd operators
Sydney Nash
'There is no time to waste': What happens next after the Citizens' Assembly on Drug Use?
Protesters at the Dáil call for expulsion of Israeli ambassador to Ireland
Sligo TD Marc MacSharry will not run in next general election
Republicans battled over immigration, China and the economy - but frontrunner Trump was a no-show
Tom Clonan: There is a real danger now of serious injuries or fatalities at a far-right protest
Tom Clonan
100% Redress Party given green light to run candidates in elections
Mary Lou McDonald says best government would be one 'without either Fianna Fáil or Fine Gael'
'It matters to me personally': Micheál Martin sought to make hope and history rhyme in Israel
Varadkar: 'I have at least one, if not two elections still in me'
Bavarian deputy PM to stay in office despite anti-Semitism scandal
Roderic O'Gorman emailed by TDs over concerns about refugee accommodation and far-right figures
Opinion: The Commission has done the state some service but more TDs won’t solve the big issues
Dermot Ryan
Malcolm Noonan: 'For politics to work, we need fewer TDs and larger constituencies'
Malcolm Noonan
Nadine Dorries resigns as Tory MP with scathing attack on Rishi Sunak
The Explainer: Why is there so much talk about a farmers' party in Ireland?
The Explainer: Who is Robert F Kennedy Jr and could he be the next US president?
Sinn Fein inches further ahead of other parties in opinion poll
No plans to cap the number of times people can refuse social housing offer, says Taoiseach
Almost 6 in 10 people believe corruption is widespread in Ireland, according to EU report
Committee hears whether TDs are legally allowed to pass assisted dying laws in the Dáil
Tom Clonan: Joining NATO doesn't benefit Ireland, but that doesn't excuse poor defence spending
Tom Clonan
Poll: Do you think Fine Gael should change leader before the next election?
Majority of voters want USC scrapped, new polling shows
Independent review of abortion laws should not be treated as ‘gospel’, says Varadkar
Missing Mails: Wiping of ministers’ texts and emails to be addressed with new policies