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Politics

This month
June 2024
Coalition bullish and sticks the boot in, saying predictions of SF-led Govt ‘have been shattered’
Questions are being asked today around whether Sinn Féin has run too many candidates across the country.
Government websites hit with cyber attack day before elections, pro-Russian hackers suspected
'Not a green wave, not a wipeout', MEP Ciarán Cuffe says as he faces tough battle to hold seat
Electoral Commission unable to act over unflagged use of AI by far-right party in election posts
Racism, doxxing and assaults among dozens of incidents of abuse of 2024 election candidates
Five big political questions we'll see answered as the local results come rolling in
It’s all over bar the counting.
UN adds Israel to blacklist for waging war that harms children
The votes have all been cast, but when will we know the results?
These are the key stats to help you understand who's winning and losing in the local elections
Michael Healy-Rae was paid over €150,000 to house Ukrainian refugees in first quarter of year
Polling stations close as turnout in local and European elections reach 50%
Turnout rates reached above 50% in some parts of the country.
Key moments from the BBC’s seven-way General Election debate
Minimal deployment of gardaí to election count centres planned
Sinn Féin calls for more taxpayer funding for road safety quango after it seeks to hike NCT fees
Ryanair's Michael O'Leary to discuss impact of Dublin passenger cap with TDs next week
20 years of legal migrant voting in Ireland but conspiracies about it are being shared online
Rishi Sunak apologises for leaving international D-Day ceremony for election TV interview
Who's running for the council in your area? Here's how to find out
Widow of Hunter Biden's brother tells court she 'panicked' when she found revolver in truck
Trump returns to campaign trail and calls for appeals court to reverse his felony conviction
Elections: Should you vote the whole way down the ballot paper?
And what exactly is PR-STV? Allow us to explain.
Netanyahu to address US Congress next month, as Qatar says Hamas yet to respond to ceasefire plan
Cancer patients fighting Israeli government to avoid deportation to Gaza
Up to 40 people are affected and, to date, almost half have lodged petitions to stay in Israel and keep receiving medical care.
Lawyer Tamir Blank said patients who cannot receive the treatment or aftercare needed could end up in "a very dire condition"
Some people would have to return to refugee camps where the sanitation is poor and they may "not have access to even basic medical care"
A third of Irish people think about climate change when choosing their holiday destination
Life with cancer in Gaza: 'Access to treatment is the least we can ask for in this war'
A man speaks to The Journal’s reporter in Rafah about his wife’s diagnosis – and how she cannot access treatment or find healthy food.
Here are the key promises from the local election manifestos of smaller parties
'Why bomb us?': At least 40 people killed in Israeli airstrike on UN school in Gaza
Osama Hamdan, a Hamas official based in Beirut, said: “There is no (ceasefire) proposal – they are just words said by Biden in a speech.”
Biden, King Charles, Macron and Zelensky remember D-Day landings under the shadow of Russia's war
Party campaigning for Mica redress running six candidates in Donegal local elections
We read local election manifestos so you don't have to: Here's what the 3 big parties promise
How Ireland's non-white election candidates are targeted with misinformation and racist abuse
Micheál Martin not ruling out another coalition with Green Party, citing 'strong' economy
And they're off! Dutch voters kick off European Parliament elections across 27 member states
Mary Lou can't avoid 'Up the Ra' comment on Cabra canvass but she's not worried about election day
Cabra is McDonald’s home turf, so it was no surprise that she was greeted with a warm welcome on the doors yesterday.
Vast majority of Irish people think the EU should impose sanctions on Israel
Around a third of voters have boycotted companies associated with Israel in recent months, according to a new opinion poll.
Over three-quarters of people support sanctions, according to the latest opinion poll by The Journal and Ireland Thinks
Eight in 10 younger voters (aged 18 to 34) are in favour of the move, as are at least seven in 10 people across all other age groups
Leo Varadkar grilled about lack of services for children, Phoenix Park and gout on his home turf
A few constituents in the Fine Gael stomping ground in Castleknock spoke about the new leader Simon Harris.
Hunter Biden gun trial hears from FBI agent about seizure of evidence from infamous laptop
Woman who threw milkshake over Nigel Farage charged with assault and criminal damage