Suggestion that Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil's 'old boys club' represents change is 'farcical', says McDonald

Suggestion that Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil's 'old boys club' represents change is 'farcical', says McDonald

The two main parties have made it clear that policy differences with Sinn Féin mean it is unlikely that they will be able to form a government with them.

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Labour's Duncan Smith may run for party leadership

Labour's Duncan Smith may run for party leadership

One of Labour’s newly-elected TDs has suggested he is considering running for the party’s leadership.

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Archbishop Eamon Martin 'very much open' to calls for relaxing Church celibacy rules

Archbishop Eamon Martin 'very much open' to calls for relaxing Church celibacy rules

Ireland is facing into a spiritual “famine” because it is running out of priests, a Catholic cleric has said.

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'If he had any decency he would have resigned already': FF councillor blasts Martin's leadership

'If he had any decency he would have resigned already': FF councillor blasts Martin's leadership

Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin is facing calls to “consider his position” by grassroots party members in Co Cavan.

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'I have said what I have said': Cullinane ready to move on from 'Up the 'RA' controversy

'I have said what I have said': Cullinane ready to move on from 'Up the 'RA' controversy

Sinn Féin TD David Cullinane has said that he did not set out to offend anyone with remarks he made while celebrating his election in Waterford.

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Irish unity question 'definitely on the table' - ex-chief British Foreign Office

Irish unity question 'definitely on the table' - ex-chief British Foreign Office

Reunification of Ireland and the future status of Scotland are issues “definitely on the table” as a result of Brexit, the former head of the UK Foreign ...

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'We don’t quite have the numbers': Boyd Barrett plays down prospect of SF-led leftist govt

'We don’t quite have the numbers': Boyd Barrett plays down prospect of SF-led leftist govt

Mr Boyd Barrett said he believed there would be discussions between Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil about a possible coalition and also Fianna Fáil, Sinn ...

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Voters delivered 'harsh' verdict and are 'impatient' for change - Simon Coveney

Voters delivered 'harsh' verdict and are 'impatient' for change - Simon Coveney

Tánaiste Simon Coveney has described the verdict of voters as “harsh” and a result of the pubic being “impatient” for more housing ...

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Coronavirus case in Ireland is anticipated - chief medical officer

Coronavirus case in Ireland is anticipated - chief medical officer

Ireland’s chief medical officer Dr Tony Holohan said a confirmed case of coronavirus is anticipated at some stage in the country as efforts are stepped up ...

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Varadkar predicts 'real difficulty' to form a Government after election

Varadkar predicts 'real difficulty' to form a Government after election

Leo Varadkar has predicted, “real difficulty” in forming a government after the election.

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'Im not Dublin-centric': Martin attacks 'lop-sided' economy favouring the east coast

'Im not Dublin-centric': Martin attacks 'lop-sided' economy favouring the east coast

Micheál Martin has attacked the “lop-sided” economic development of Ireland towards Dublin and the east coast.

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State Archives: US feared Soviets could use Cork as spy base

State Archives: US feared Soviets could use Cork as spy base

The US feared the Russians could be plotting an undercover Cold War spy base in a disused Cork dockyard, newly declassified government documents suggest.

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Irish Rail plans to bring in more 'pre-book only' services 'absolutely unacceptable', says TD

Irish Rail plans to bring in more 'pre-book only' services 'absolutely unacceptable', says TD

Irish Rail has said it may have to introduce further 'pre-book only' services in the future as more people use the train.

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