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# Politics

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Mary Lou McDonald urges DUP to commit to ‘real powersharing’ in Northern Ireland
'Never a bad time': Varadkar defends comments about united Ireland after criticism from unionists
FG's James Geoghegan surveyed voters door-to-door for Renua but 'nobody asked' who he was with
Edwin Poots defends strategy following criticism from Peter Robinson over Foster's exit from DUP
Opinion: Online abuse needs to be stopped, but let's not shut down open debate in the process
Adam Hallissey
Chaos in African Union parliament with threats, scuffles and a man appearing to aim a head-high kick at a colleague
Boris Johnson is plotting a Tory by-election raid as the UK braces for 'Super Thursday'
The Explainer: Why did Arlene Foster make the shock decision to step down as DUP leader?
Four Government ministers among 65 TDs whose details are contained in leaked Facebook database
Opinion: The Greens had a climate action win this week, and they wasted it
Dermot Ryan
Opinion: 'Irish politics is starting to feel more inclusive, more diverse'
Uruemu Adejinmi
Footage of Healy-Rae brothers being called 'caricatures' in Dáil viewed over 350,000 times
Italy turns to 'Super Mario' Draghi to solve political turmoil and form government
Fine Gael falls in popularity but remains top party in opinion poll
Poll: Should Ireland have a Vaccine Minister?
These are the winners and losers from the Irish political year
Fianna Fáil investigating claims female youth members were 'compared and ranked' on Zoom calls
Interview: Saoirse McHugh on why being able to say 'I told you so' gives her no comfort whatsoever
Fine Gael and Sinn Féin are going at it like cats and dogs - and expect it to continue
Ethics watchdog 'very concerned' at failure of Renua to account for public funding spent in 2019
UK breaching Northern Ireland Protocol would be a 'really big mistake', Coveney says
Sinn Féin close gap on Fine Gael with highest-ever result in opinion poll
Analysis: Unrelenting pressure from a unified opposition kept the Woulfe affair firmly in the spotlight
Opinion: ‘Self-regulation is no regulation’ - what the Lobbying Act has failed to tackle
Michaela Reilly
'The opposition cannot sit idly by': Sinn Féin tables motion of no confidence in Leo Varadkar
Three Sinn Féin members resign after failing to return wrongly received NI grant money
Fines of €1,000 for house parties, and up to €500 for other breaches of Covid-19 rules
Dublin Lord Mayor Hazel Chu does not rule out joining Social Democrats
From a social 'evil' to Supreme Court scrutiny: the long journey to Ireland's landmark assisted dying vote
European Council President Charles Michel to meet Taoiseach in Dublin
'Willingness on all sides' sees assisted dying become political reality ahead of Dáil vote
Eamon Ryan: Government will spend €1 million a day on walking and cycling
Calls for tighter lobbying rules ‘fall on political deaf ears’
Prof Gary Murphy
Explainer: Everything you need to know about the assisted dying bill set to come before the Dáil
Taoiseach acknowledges 'damage and difficulties' to locals during visit to flats where rave took place
FactCheck: No, Eamon Ryan did not fall asleep in the Dáil chamber again
'The correct course of action': Politicians react to Phil Hogan's resignation as EU Trade Commissioner
Quiz: How well do you know these famous speeches?
Golfgate: Who were the public figures at this week's controversial Oireachtas Golf Society dinner?
Sinn Féin tops latest opinion poll with Fine Gael nipping at its heels