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Fianna Fail to announce in September plans to contest elections in Northern Ireland

Fianna Fail to announce in September plans to contest elections in Northern Ireland Micheal Martin Picture: Steve HumphreysTaoiseach Leo Varadkar at Derrynane House, Co Kerry last week. Photo: Frank McGrath Fianna Fáil is...

Summertime and the politicians are leaving

Summertime and the politicians are leaving TDs absent for months. A needless presidential election. Just as well we've no big problems, writes Gene Kerrigan Another summer, another long, long, long political holiday. It's...

New York Times under fire for ‘homophobic’ cartoon depicting Trump and Putin in gay...

New York Times under fire for 'homophobic' cartoon depicting Trump and Putin in gay relationship US President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin after their meeting at the Presidential Palace in...

Mary Kenny: The prediction game

Mary Kenny: The prediction game Forecasting no longer involves gazing into a crystal ball Mary Kenny, writer and author. Photo: Tony Gavin Now here's an interesting career choice for any young graduate searching for...

Japan and EU to sign trade deal eliminating nearly all tariffs

Japan and EU to sign trade deal eliminating nearly all tariffs The accord appears to defy global tensions sparked by the protectionist policies of Donald Trump’s administration. A man walks by an electronic...

Spanish hotel chain worth checking out in long term

Spanish hotel chain worth checking out in long term Share watch Click to view full size If someone wanted a barometer to measure how the world has changed, especially in the last 60 or...

British government claim Taoiseach is ‘wrong’ to say British planes could not fly over...

British government claim Taoiseach is 'wrong' to say British planes could not fly over Ireland if 'no-deal' Brexit happens Taoiseach Leo Varadkar (Brian Lawless/PA) Taoiseach Leo Varadkar is "wrong" to suggest British aircraft...

Noel considers tilt at the presidency

Noel considers tilt at the presidency Noel Whelan Ballycullane man Noel Whelan is strongly considering running for President of Ireland in the upcoming election. Whelan, who turns 50 in November when Michael D Higgins's...

Entertainment Theatre & Arts

To she, or not to she - that is the question As theatre groups sign up to 'gender-blind casting', Alan Stanford says it is right to cast the best actor for a...

John Laing Infrastructure Fund’s shares soar on takeover approach

John Laing Infrastructure Fund’s shares soar on takeover approach The fund’s share price came under pressure last year after Labour launched an attack on PFI contractors. The fund has invested in an extension...

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Fury at Varadkar’s demand for two-year deal extension

Fury at Varadkar's demand for two-year deal extension Taoiseach Leo Varadkar at Derrynane House, Co Kerry last week. Photo: Frank McGrath Fianna Fáil is planning to...

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