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# sunday-interview - Sunday 12 August, 2018

'I want the organisation to be friendly, respectful': Mary Lou McDonald on the continuing SF bullying claims
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# Sunday Interview

'I want the organisation to be friendly, respectful': Mary Lou McDonald on the continuing SF bullying claims

Aug 12th 2018, 12:05 AM 16,975 Views 66 Comments

In a wide-ranging interview with TheJournal.ie, the Sinn Féin leader discusses bullying, the upcoming presidential election,and Gerry Adams’ cooking.

# sunday-interview - Sunday 30 April, 2017

'Darkness Into Light allows us to talk about the wound left by suicide'
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# Pieta House

'Darkness Into Light allows us to talk about the wound left by suicide'

Apr 30th 2017, 8:05 AM 10,931 Views 6 Comments

Senator Joan Freeman talks to us about mental health services and being ‘a pain in the government’s neck’.

# sunday-interview - Sunday 5 February, 2017

Does Gerry Adams regret getting involved with the Stack meeting? Yes and no
# Sunday Interview
# Sunday Interview

Does Gerry Adams regret getting involved with the Stack meeting? Yes and no

Feb 5th 2017, 8:00 AM 14,281 Views 169 Comments

Gerry Adams has a lot of thoughts about how Sinn Féin is treated by the media.

# sunday-interview - Sunday 22 January, 2017

Next in line: Mary Lou talks McGuinness, great women and 'cutting the crap' in the North
# Sunday Interview
# Sunday Interview

Next in line: Mary Lou talks McGuinness, great women and 'cutting the crap' in the North

Jan 22nd 2017, 8:10 AM 17,793 Views 50 Comments

It’s been a big week for Sinn Féin. It’s deputy leader tells us what’s next for the party and admits links to past put off voters.

# sunday-interview - 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 22,313 Views 107 Comments

Labour’s Alan Kelly now finds himself in opposition – and he seems to rather like it.

# sunday-interview - Sunday 18 December, 2016

Cracking the Whip: Regina Doherty talks disloyalty, Trump, and why she and Mary Lou no longer speak
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# Marshalling The Troops

Cracking the Whip: Regina Doherty talks disloyalty, Trump, and why she and Mary Lou no longer speak

Dec 18th 2016, 8:00 AM 30,130 Views 99 Comments

Fine Gael’s Chief Whip has had a big year. In a wide-ranging interview she tells us of her punishing schedule, spats with Sinn Féin, and why Christmas time always means home.

# sunday-interview - Sunday 27 November, 2016

Bosco: 'I don't trust the bosses in RTÉ and I'd give them the sack'
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# Sunday Interview

Bosco: 'I don't trust the bosses in RTÉ and I'd give them the sack'

Nov 27th 2016, 8:10 AM 19,499 Views 49 Comments

Bosco spoke to TheJournal.ie about RTÉ’s decision to outsource children’s programming and also gave some insightful opinions on Donald Trump.

# sunday-interview - Sunday 13 November, 2016

A day with Simon Harris: Cake, blood and what he really thinks of Enda
# Sunday Interview
# Sunday Interview

A day with Simon Harris: Cake, blood and what he really thinks of Enda

Nov 13th 2016, 8:10 AM 15,540 Views 25 Comments

TheJournal.ie joined Simon Harris on a typical day as the health minister. In a wide-ranging interview he talks about Enda Kenny, the daunting task of his health portfolio and cannabis.

# sunday-interview - Sunday 23 October, 2016

Ruth Coppinger: 'The TDs who decided women's destinies in 1983 abortion debate still hold office'
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# Sunday Interview

Ruth Coppinger: 'The TDs who decided women's destinies in 1983 abortion debate still hold office'

Oct 23rd 2016, 7:00 AM 18,953 Views 185 Comments

Ruth Coppinger said her party will take the pay increase due to TDs, but it will go towards campaigns supports.

# sunday-interview - Sunday 2 October, 2016

"The bills won't be coming back...water charges are gone" - Fianna Fáil's Thomas Byrne
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# Sunday Interview

"The bills won't be coming back...water charges are gone" - Fianna Fáil's Thomas Byrne

Oct 2nd 2016, 7:40 AM 29,447 Views 86 Comments

Fianna Fáil’s Education spokesperson says his party’s water charges policy has been consistent.

# sunday-interview - Sunday 25 September, 2016

Brendan Howlin: 'Clearly, the whole water charges issue was a mistake'
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# Sunday Interview

Brendan Howlin: 'Clearly, the whole water charges issue was a mistake'

Sep 25th 2016, 8:00 AM 24,349 Views 126 Comments

After a crushing defeat in the last election, Labour’s Brendan Howlin talks about water charges, Alan Kelly and how the government nearly collapsed a number of times.

# sunday-interview - Sunday 18 September, 2016

Brought in from the cold: 'I am not someone who lives in the past' - Minister Creed
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# Sunday Interview

Brought in from the cold: 'I am not someone who lives in the past' - Minister Creed

Sep 18th 2016, 8:00 AM 10,303 Views 10 Comments

Agriculture Minister Michael Creed has waited a long time to take a seat at the Cabinet table and now he’s facing some tough challenges in agriculture.

# sunday-interview - Sunday 11 September, 2016

A day with Simon Coveney: The contender for Taoiseach who has to first fix Ireland's housing mess
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# Sunday Interview

A day with Simon Coveney: The contender for Taoiseach who has to first fix Ireland's housing mess

Sep 11th 2016, 8:00 AM 21,293 Views 83 Comments

In an exclusive interview with TheJournal.ie, Housing Minister Simon Coveney talks about how his style differs from Alan Kelly’s, his thoughts on the leadership – and why FF will bring down the government.

# sunday-interview - Sunday 4 September, 2016

We Need To Talk About Apple: Two top Irish economists go head-to-head over the €13 billion
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# Appletax

We Need To Talk About Apple: Two top Irish economists go head-to-head over the €13 billion

Sep 4th 2016, 7:00 AM 24,739 Views 77 Comments

UCD Professor Moore McDowell says we have nothing to lose in appealing, while TCD Professor Brian Lucey says Ireland should let Apple fight its own battles.

# sunday-interview - Sunday 21 August, 2016

"I do have sympathy for Pat Hickey. A 71-year-old man being filmed naked isn't to my tastes"
# Sunday Interview
# Sunday Interview

"I do have sympathy for Pat Hickey. A 71-year-old man being filmed naked isn't to my tastes"

Aug 21st 2016, 7:45 AM 54,315 Views 0 Comments

28-year-old Fine Gael TD Noel Rock has made a name for himself as one of the harshest critics of the OCI’s actions in Rio.

# sunday-interview - Sunday 14 August, 2016

'We need a directly elected mayor to deliver for Dublin. But not someone like Boris'.
# Total Mayor
# Total Mayor

'We need a directly elected mayor to deliver for Dublin. But not someone like Boris'.

Aug 14th 2016, 7:45 AM 7,454 Views 39 Comments

In a wide-ranging interview, Fianna Fáil’s Dublin spokesman John Lahart talks about a mayor for the capital, being a psychotherapist, and repealing the Eighth.

# sunday-interview - Sunday 7 August, 2016

'No one should have to stand up in the Dáil and talk about their daughter's death to bring about change'
# Sunday Interview
# Sunday Interview

'No one should have to stand up in the Dáil and talk about their daughter's death to bring about change'

Aug 7th 2016, 7:45 AM 27,667 Views 63 Comments

In a wide-ranging interview, Richard Boyd Barrett talks about the rise of the left, tragic housing stories and his personal experience with fatal foetal abnormalities.

# sunday-interview - Sunday 31 July, 2016

'Until we start making rules, keeping rules and holding people to account, we will have a corruption problem'
# Sunday Interview
# Sunday Interview

'Until we start making rules, keeping rules and holding people to account, we will have a corruption problem'

Jul 31st 2016, 7:45 AM 16,895 Views 61 Comments

In a wide-ranging interview, Catherine Murphy talks Siteserv, talking under privilege and the Social Democrats.

# sunday-interview - Sunday 3 July, 2016

'I was shocked when I was told I had an alcohol problem. I thought I was normal'
# Sunday Interview
# Sunday Interview

'I was shocked when I was told I had an alcohol problem. I thought I was normal'

Jul 3rd 2016, 8:00 AM 78,206 Views 44 Comments

Singer and senator Frances Black talks about why she chose to get into politics and what she hopes to achieve.

# sunday-interview - Sunday 26 June, 2016

Pearse Doherty: 'Despite my passion to be part of Sinn Féin, being a TD is something I may regret'
# Sunday Interview
# Sunday Interview

Pearse Doherty: 'Despite my passion to be part of Sinn Féin, being a TD is something I may regret'

Jun 26th 2016, 7:45 AM 32,784 Views 106 Comments

The Sinn Féin deputy says: Is it right that your children expect to see you for one day a week?

# sunday-interview - Sunday 12 June, 2016

Joan Burton has a lot to say about Enda Kenny's 'cop-out' on abortion
# Sunday Interview
# Sunday Interview

Joan Burton has a lot to say about Enda Kenny's 'cop-out' on abortion

Jun 12th 2016, 8:00 AM 14,936 Views 81 Comments

The former Tánaiste talks abortion, rent supplement and why women have to be tough to be in Irish politics.

# sunday-interview - Sunday 5 June, 2016

John Halligan: 'If I could bring in legislation to goddamn jail landlords, I would jail the bastards'
# Sunday Interview
# Sunday Interview

John Halligan: 'If I could bring in legislation to goddamn jail landlords, I would jail the bastards'

Jun 5th 2016, 7:30 AM 51,210 Views 182 Comments

The new minister for state for training and skills has strong views on what should be done to stop rising rents that are forcing people into homelessness.

# sunday-interview - Sunday 9 March, 2014

"The whole thing really started before Marie died..": Right-to-die campaigner Tom Curran on his Wicklow council bid
# Sunday Interview
# Sunday Interview

"The whole thing really started before Marie died..": Right-to-die campaigner Tom Curran on his Wicklow council bid

Mar 9th 2014, 8:45 AM 7,968 Views 31 Comments

The partner of Marie Fleming, whose court battle ignited a national campaign on right-to-die issues, is running in the the local elections this May.