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Canney working out solo deal as alliance rift widens

Independent Alliance TD Sean Canney is working to hammer out a separate deal with the Taoiseach to remain in Government as an Independent, it is understood.


Fine Gael to hold meeting on future coalition options

Fine Gael TDs and senators have been told the party is to consider holding a special conference after the next general election on coalition options for going into government.


O'Rourke paid for women to travel for abortions

‘I didn’t look at the legalities... they came to me for practical help’


'No attempt to conceal information' on McCabe

The Department of Justice will insist today there was “no attempt to conceal information” relating to the Maurice McCabe scandal and that internal changes mean the missing emails controversy cannot be repeated.


Officials had 'nightmare' task in identifying 208 North border crossings

Ireland has 208 border crossings, the first officially agreed count since the island was partitioned almost a century ago has found.



Chemically altered soil could be used to build homes in developing nations

University of Bath researchers are looking at the geopolymerisation of natural soils to meet future building needs.



Advantage Real as Bayern blunder

Real Madrid’s bid for a third straight Champions League title remained on course after a come-from-behind 2-1 win at Bayern Munich.


Gormley looks for inspiration in attack

Former All-Ireland winning Tyrone defender Conor Gormley has admitted the county lacks serious firepower and has challenged the current forwards to prove they’re ‘marquee’ talents.


Simeone on the wrong side in clash of mirror opposites?

Tonight’s Europa League semi-final first leg between Arsenal and Atletico Madrid brings together two teams and clubs who are mirror opposites in many ways — including the personalities and philosophies of managers Arsene Wenger and Diego Simeone.


More to life than summer GAA demands

It’s exactly 20 years ago that Liam Silke’s uncle, Ray, captained Galway to the All-Ireland football title.


Morrissey fired by Oriel Park hurt

Last month’s 1-0 Premier Division defeat at Oriel Park was Cork City’s first loss to Dundalk since October 2016.



Adi Roche: 32 years on, generations still carry Chernobyl within them

On April 26, 1986, a new word 'Chernobyl' entered the history of world disasters and the history of the world, with a deadly force, writes $1.