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#The High Table Interview

# the-high-table-interview - All time

Why can't this guy just get angry and sort out the Luas strike?
# Passive Paschal?
# Passive Paschal?

Why can't this guy just get angry and sort out the Luas strike?

Jan 31st 2016, 7:00 PM 22,185 Views 51 Comments

Paschal Donohoe has been criticised for his hands-off approach to the various public transport disputes.

'I'm most certainly not a Tory myself'
# Fine Gael-ness
# Fine Gael-ness

'I'm most certainly not a Tory myself'

Jan 25th 2016, 9:00 PM 13,470 Views 86 Comments

Paschal Donohoe dropped by TheJournal.ie 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?
# Marty's Christmas Wish
# Marty's Christmas Wish

Martin McGuinness's favourite Christmas present is a little box - but what's in it?

Dec 25th 2015, 7:45 AM 8,726 Views 67 Comments

The Sinn Féin MLA has revealed his softer side in an interview with TheJournal.ie

Revealed: How Willie O'Dea almost got rid of his famous 'tache
# Big Willie's Style
# Big Willie's Style

Revealed: How Willie O'Dea almost got rid of his famous 'tache

Dec 24th 2015, 12:45 PM 12,876 Views 24 Comments

Surely not?

The truth about that picture of Alex Salmond, a young lady and a Solero
# Lick My Lolly
# Lick My Lolly

The truth about that picture of Alex Salmond, a young lady and a Solero

Dec 24th 2015, 12:15 PM 19,406 Views 8 Comments

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
# Dublin Calling
# Dublin Calling

Martin McGuinness told us why he'll be a TD one day

Dec 19th 2015, 7:45 AM 12,583 Views 129 Comments

But only in a united Ireland.

'I've never tried to pull the wool over people’s eyes about my history'
# The Past
# The Past

'I've never tried to pull the wool over people’s eyes about my history'

Dec 16th 2015, 10:00 AM 23,211 Views 121 Comments

Martin McGuinness insists he would never compare himself to Nelson Mandela.

Martin McGuinness told us why he can get on with just about anybody
# Party With Marty
# Party With Marty

Martin McGuinness told us why he can get on with just about anybody

Dec 15th 2015, 9:00 AM 13,744 Views 165 Comments

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?
# Moving Forward
# Moving Forward

Could the British do business with a Sinn Féin government?

Dec 13th 2015, 11:15 AM 14,082 Views 147 Comments

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?
# All White On The Night
# All White On The Night

With Labour in the doldrums, could this guy have done a better job than Joan?

Dec 12th 2015, 12:00 PM 9,920 Views 88 Comments

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'
# Cyberbullying
# Cyberbullying

'We can’t have a law that excludes things just because somebody’s offended'

Dec 10th 2015, 9:00 PM 14,978 Views 45 Comments

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
# Up Our Game
# Up Our Game

Why Ireland won't be turning to nuclear energy anytime soon

Dec 10th 2015, 12:00 PM 16,531 Views 183 Comments

Alex White talked energy and climate change with TheJournal.ie yesterday.

Why this man is not apocalyptic even if 'Brexit' is a reality by next Christmas
# Brexit
# Brexit

Why this man is not apocalyptic even if 'Brexit' is a reality by next Christmas

Dec 7th 2015, 9:00 PM 13,485 Views 30 Comments

The British ambassador to Ireland visited TheJournal.ie today to talk about the UK’s In/Out referendum.

Alex Salmond told us why another independence referendum is inevitable
# On The March Again
# On The March Again

Alex Salmond told us why another independence referendum is inevitable

Nov 28th 2015, 11:33 PM 15,150 Views 100 Comments

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
# Gonna Happen
# Gonna Happen

Alex Salmond told us why a united Ireland is as inevitable as Scottish independence

Nov 23rd 2015, 8:30 PM 26,506 Views 101 Comments

The former Scottish first minister has been in Dublin for the last few days and dropped by TheJournal.ie for a chat.

What if Fianna Fáil DID support Fine Gael after the next election?
# Minority Report
# Minority Report

What if Fianna Fáil DID support Fine Gael after the next election?

Nov 19th 2015, 11:00 AM 12,355 Views 56 Comments

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
# Big Willie's Style
# Big Willie's Style

Willie O'Dea told us about his radical plan to abolish all social welfare

Nov 18th 2015, 8:30 PM 27,188 Views 66 Comments

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
# A Cruel Game
# A Cruel Game

Within weeks, this man could be Fianna Fáil's new leader... or unemployed

Oct 10th 2015, 7:15 AM 20,135 Views 38 Comments

Micheal McGrath dropped by TheJournal.ie 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
# Budget 2016
# Budget 2016

How the Socialists would abolish water charges, property tax and USC for low-earners

Oct 9th 2015, 10:45 AM 20,553 Views 181 Comments

Paul Murphy talks about AAA’s radical alternative to current government policy.

'Fine Gael don't care too much about ordinary people'
# Fighting Words
# Fighting Words

'Fine Gael don't care too much about ordinary people'

Oct 8th 2015, 11:55 PM 17,506 Views 74 Comments

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
# Sinn Féin Government
# Sinn Féin Government

New left-wing party could make Gerry Adams the next Taoiseach

Oct 8th 2015, 9:15 PM 22,117 Views 121 Comments

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
# Beyond Politics
# Beyond Politics

Why Pearse Doherty eventually wants to sell sweets in Donegal

Oct 4th 2015, 11:00 PM 14,792 Views 29 Comments

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'
# Haughey's Return
# Haughey's Return

'Politics is a bug that you can't kill, but hopefully I'll be able to kill it eventually'

Sep 17th 2015, 10:35 PM 9,703 Views 44 Comments

Seán Haughey talked Deirdre Heney, his election hopes and his political obsession today.

Bressie on what NOT to say to someone who's depressed
# Me And My Mate Jeffrey
# Me And My Mate Jeffrey

Bressie on what NOT to say to someone who's depressed

Sep 5th 2015, 6:00 PM 44,126 Views 84 Comments

“It’s the most common illness in the country.”

Bressie introduces his depression - his mate Jeffrey
# Start To Talk
# Start To Talk

Bressie introduces his depression - his mate Jeffrey

Sep 3rd 2015, 10:00 PM 40,268 Views 38 Comments

Lots of people have a black dog.

Sinn Féin's new Dublin mayor wants street parties to remember 1916
# Meet The Mayor
# Meet The Mayor

Sinn Féin's new Dublin mayor wants street parties to remember 1916

Jul 13th 2015, 11:59 PM 12,362 Views 45 Comments

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
# Drugs
# Drugs

Dublin's new mayor wants supervised injection centres for drug addicts

Jul 11th 2015, 8:50 AM 9,144 Views 81 Comments

Críona Ní Dhálaigh has backed an initiative that the government could legislate for in the coming months.

What really annoys Pat Rabbitte?
# The High Table Interview
# The High Table Interview

What really annoys Pat Rabbitte?

Jul 5th 2015, 10:15 AM 11,973 Views 63 Comments

Here’s what we learned when the former minister came into TheJournal.ie during the week.

Pat Rabbitte is VERY angry about RTÉ's water charges coverage
# Mad As Hell
# Mad As Hell

Pat Rabbitte is VERY angry about RTÉ's water charges coverage

Jul 4th 2015, 12:12 PM 32,730 Views 127 Comments

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
# Cabinet Sacking
# Cabinet Sacking

Pat Rabbitte’s face doesn’t always reflect his inner happiness

Jul 1st 2015, 10:00 PM 11,530 Views 53 Comments

The former minister reflected on his departure from cabinet in a wide-ranging interview with TheJournal.ie today.

She proposed on live TV, but when is Katherine Zappone getting married?
# Getting Hitched
# Getting Hitched

She proposed on live TV, but when is Katherine Zappone getting married?

Jun 28th 2015, 9:15 AM 13,899 Views 102 Comments

The independent senator reflects on the historic marriage referendum in an interview with TheJournal.ie

'Jobstown was one of the most traumatic things I've ever experienced as a politician'
# On Reflection
# On Reflection

'Jobstown was one of the most traumatic things I've ever experienced as a politician'

Jun 26th 2015, 6:08 AM 25,579 Views 170 Comments

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?
# Party On
# Party On

Could 'Social Democrats' be the name of this new party... and will this senator be involved?

Jun 25th 2015, 9:00 PM 9,875 Views 34 Comments

Despite declaring as an independent candidate, senator Katherine Zappone could still join the rumoured new party.

So, what does The Stig drive?
# Top Gear
# Top Gear

So, what does The Stig drive?

Jun 9th 2015, 6:20 AM 25,203 Views 15 Comments

We weren’t expecting his answer…

We asked Lucinda why she didn't resign her Dáil seat...
# Re-Who-a?
# Re-Who-a?

We asked Lucinda why she didn't resign her Dáil seat...

Jun 7th 2015, 3:00 PM 14,577 Views 64 Comments

The leader of the country’s newest party gave a wide-ranging interview to TheJournal.ie this week.

Lucinda rules out coalition with just about everybody
# Nope Nope Nope
# Nope Nope Nope

Lucinda rules out coalition with just about everybody

Jun 6th 2015, 2:00 PM 11,585 Views 124 Comments

None of the four main parties would suit Renua, according to its leader.

Here's how much money Renua has raised so far...
# Cash Money
# Cash Money

Here's how much money Renua has raised so far...

Jun 3rd 2015, 8:00 PM 21,786 Views 38 Comments

“We’re getting very serious about it now,” Lucinda Creighton told TheJournal.ie today.

What's the Fianna Fáil alternative to Irish Water and water charges?
# Water You Going To Do?
# Water You Going To Do?

What's the Fianna Fáil alternative to Irish Water and water charges?

May 30th 2015, 7:15 PM 19,457 Views 101 Comments

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 Fightback
# The Fightback

'It did not happen': Barry Cowen insists Averil Power wasn't laughed at

May 27th 2015, 8:00 PM 18,970 Views 49 Comments

The Fianna Fáil TD gave his version of events to TheJournal.ie today.

We asked Joan Burton to rule out another referendum if this one doesn't pass

We asked Joan Burton to rule out another referendum if this one doesn't pass

May 20th 2015, 11:05 PM 26,353 Views 394 Comments

The Tánaiste dropped by TheJournal.ie’s offices today to make one last pitch for a Yes vote.

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