Monday, August 20, 2018
Eilis O'Hanlon: Mary Lou's quick U-turn on a border poll shows who really runs Sinn Fein The Sinn Fein chief will never truly be leader of her party until she faces down hardliners in the North, writes Eilis O'Hanlon NOVICE LEADER:...
Zimbabwe election result fails to banish old Mugabe demons Emmerson Mnangagwa. Photo: AP Zimbabwe's election was meant to be a moment of national transformation: a textbook exercise in tolerance and democracy to banish the demons of Robert Mugabe's brutal misrule. But a...
Presidential hopeful's links with FF TD only revealed after questioning Gavin Duffy (Niall Carson/PA) Presidential hopeful Gavin Duffy only revealed details of his business relationship with a Fianna Fáil TD after he was questioned by the Irish Independent. This newspaper sent queries...
Trump back on the stump The US president is rallying party support on the campaign trail ahead of vital midterms, writes Ben Riley-Smith in Washington RISKS: Donald Trump. Photo: AP Squint and it could be 2016. Donald Trump on a campaign stage,...
Adjustment Day by Chuck Palahniuk - Dystopian satire with a stark warning for US Fiction: Adjustment Day, Chuck Palahniuk, Jonathan Cape, hardback, 336 pages, €18 Stranger than fiction: Chuck Palahniuk's life has had several twists and turnsFight ClubAdjustment Day by Chuck...
Novelty and the Áras: All changed, changed utterly... The prospect of a Dragons' Den alumnus as president reinforces just how much the office has changed since grey men ruled the roost Shaking hand of Dublin: Alfie Byrne was blocked in his...
Ross turns on FG as 'granny grant' tension escalates Transport minister's broadside sparks renewed election budget fears Shane Ross Transport Minister Shane Ross has sharply criticised Government partners Fine Gael and senior State officials for attacking his demand that grandparents receive a...
Presidential candidate Gavin Duffy received €10,000 from former Taoiseach Enda Kenny for PR services Presidential candidate Gavin Duffy addressing the Waterford city council. Photo: Patrick Browne PRESIDENTIAL hopeful Gavin Duffy was paid €10,000 for public relations services he provided to former...
Maurice Fitzpatrick: Why SF must stop attempting to rewrite recent Irish history Sinn Fein should take the lead in espousing a more transparent approach to dealing with the past, writes Maurice Fitzpatrick NON-VIOLENT STRATEGY: The objective of the dialogue between John...
How long until sparkle fades and reality bites Simon Harris? Cancer scandal damages 'hero' of Eighth Amendment referendum victory Celebrating repeal of the Eighth Amendment at Dublin Castle in May were TD Francis Fitzgerald, Health Minister Simon Harris, Senator Catherine Noone...

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