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# The High Table Interview

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Why can't this guy just get angry and sort out the Luas strike?
Paschal Donohoe has been criticised for his hands-off approach to the various public transport disputes.
'I'm most certainly not a Tory myself'
Paschal Donohoe dropped by today to discuss Labour’s latest attack on Fine Gael and other matters.
Martin McGuinness's favourite Christmas present is a little box - but what's in it?
The Sinn Féin MLA has revealed his softer side in an interview with
Revealed: How Willie O'Dea almost got rid of his famous 'tache
Surely not?
The truth about that picture of Alex Salmond, a young lady and a Solero
The former Scottish first minister was snapped feeding a young woman a Solero in a picture that went viral earlier this year.
Martin McGuinness told us why he'll be a TD one day
But only in a united Ireland.
'I've never tried to pull the wool over people’s eyes about my history'
Martin McGuinness insists he would never compare himself to Nelson Mandela.
Martin McGuinness told us why he can get on with just about anybody
Sinn Féin’s Deputy First Minister thinks he’ll “get on okay” with Peter Robinson’s expected successor.
Could the British do business with a Sinn Féin government?
Relations between the two governments in London and Dublin have never been better, the British ambassador told us this week.
With Labour in the doldrums, could this guy have done a better job than Joan?
Alex White reflects on his leadership bid, Labour’s election hopes and his own endangered seat.
'We can’t have a law that excludes things just because somebody’s offended'
Communications Minister Alex White has spoken out against proposals from some within his own party to legislate against cyberbullying.
Why Ireland won't be turning to nuclear energy anytime soon
Alex White talked energy and climate change with yesterday.
Why this man is not apocalyptic even if 'Brexit' is a reality by next Christmas
The British ambassador to Ireland visited today to talk about the UK’s In/Out referendum.
Alex Salmond told us why another independence referendum is inevitable
The former Scottish first minister thinks it’s only a matter of time before there’s another Scottish independence referendum.
Alex Salmond told us why a united Ireland is as inevitable as Scottish independence
The former Scottish first minister has been in Dublin for the last few days and dropped by for a chat.
What if Fianna Fáil DID support Fine Gael after the next election?
No formal deal but on “a case-by-case” basis anything is possible, says the former cabinet minister Willie O’Dea.
Willie O'Dea told us about his radical plan to abolish all social welfare
The Fianna Fáil TD has proposed that a basic income replace all current state supports.
Within weeks, this man could be Fianna Fáil's new leader... or unemployed
Micheal McGrath dropped by this week for a chat about his own future and that of his party.
How the Socialists would abolish water charges, property tax and USC for low-earners
Paul Murphy talks about AAA’s radical alternative to current government policy.
'Fine Gael don't care too much about ordinary people'
Fianna Fáil’s finance spokesperson Michael McGrath had some strong words for the government today.
New left-wing party could make Gerry Adams the next Taoiseach
The Anti-Austerity Alliance and People Before Profit would consider coalition with Sinn Féin after the next election, says one of its TDs.
Why Pearse Doherty eventually wants to sell sweets in Donegal
We asked the Sinn Féin finance spokesperson about life after politics.
'Politics is a bug that you can't kill, but hopefully I'll be able to kill it eventually'
Seán Haughey talked Deirdre Heney, his election hopes and his political obsession today.
Bressie on what NOT to say to someone who's depressed
“It’s the most common illness in the country.”
Bressie introduces his depression - his mate Jeffrey
Lots of people have a black dog.
Sinn Féin's new Dublin mayor wants street parties to remember 1916
Críona Ní Dhálaigh stopped by for a High Table Interview last week. Here’s what we found out.
Dublin's new mayor wants supervised injection centres for drug addicts
Críona Ní Dhálaigh has backed an initiative that the government could legislate for in the coming months.
What really annoys Pat Rabbitte?
Here’s what we learned when the former minister came into during the week.
Pat Rabbitte is VERY angry about RTÉ's water charges coverage
The former minister has previously described the broadcaster as a “recruiting sergeant” for the far left and Sinn Féin.
Pat Rabbitte’s face doesn’t always reflect his inner happiness
The former minister reflected on his departure from cabinet in a wide-ranging interview with today.
She proposed on live TV, but when is Katherine Zappone getting married?
The independent senator reflects on the historic marriage referendum in an interview with
'Jobstown was one of the most traumatic things I've ever experienced as a politician'
Katherine Zappone has spoken about the controversial protest in Tallaght last November.
Could 'Social Democrats' be the name of this new party... and will this senator be involved?
Despite declaring as an independent candidate, senator Katherine Zappone could still join the rumoured new party.
So, what does The Stig drive?
We weren’t expecting his answer…
We asked Lucinda why she didn't resign her Dáil seat...
The leader of the country’s newest party gave a wide-ranging interview to this week.
Lucinda rules out coalition with just about everybody
None of the four main parties would suit Renua, according to its leader.
Here's how much money Renua has raised so far...
“We’re getting very serious about it now,” Lucinda Creighton told today.
What's the Fianna Fáil alternative to Irish Water and water charges?
We asked the party’s environment spokesperson Barry Cowen to outline his policy this week.
'It did not happen': Barry Cowen insists Averil Power wasn't laughed at
The Fianna Fáil TD gave his version of events to today.
We asked Joan Burton to rule out another referendum if this one doesn't pass
The Tánaiste dropped by’s offices today to make one last pitch for a Yes vote.