Four-time Olympian and World Athletics Champion Sonia O'Sullivan was one of three individuals awarded with Honorary Doctorates at Dublin City University today.
Tue, 12 Sep, 2017
IS it just me, or has the political world gone mad? I’ve never seen so much invective heaped on a political leader, from outside and inside his own party.
Tue, 30 Sep, 2014
Thousands of traditional music aficionados are due to visit Killarney for the Munster Fleadh Cheoil which kicked off officially last night.
Thu, 17 Jul, 2014
Only six of the 16 officers responsible for the use of Irish in Government departments can speak the language themselves, the outgoing Irish language commissioner has said.
Fri, 24 Jan, 2014
Senator John Crowne has accused Fine Gael of lying in relation to the savings to be made by scrapping the Seanad.
Wed, 02 Oct, 2013
AS the days count down to a historic vote on changing our Constitution, most voters will be unaware that if senators are let go, so to speak, they are entitled to bumper pay offs.
Mon, 30 Sep, 2013
GATHERINGS may be all the rage for 2013, but the concept is old hat to Comhaltas Ceoltóirí Éireann, which has been gathering together musicians from across the Irish diaspora for over 60 years.
Mon, 22 Apr, 2013
OPPOSITION is not new for Fianna Fáil but electoral decimation and reputational destruction are.
Sat, 31 Dec, 2011
Dana’s touchy-feely campaign may be time well spent — even if she loses the Áras battle
Thu, 13 Oct, 2011
YESTERDAY’S decision by Fianna Fáil not to nominate candidates to contest the presidential election ended the ambitions of three aspiring candidates.
Wed, 21 Sep, 2011
MICHEÁL MARTIN scrambled to reassert his authority on Fianna Fáil last night after the party’s shaky presidential stance provoked uproar.
The Fianna Fáil parliamentary party has today agreed that its 33 TDs and Senators should not nominate candidates for the upcoming presidential election.
Tue, 20 Sep, 2011
The Fianna Fáil parliamentary party has unanimously decided not to allow its members back any Presidential candidate.
Fianna Fáil Senator Labhrás Ó Murchú has today withdrawn his name as a prospective candidate for the upcoming presidential election.
Fianna Fáil TDs and Senators meet today to decide whether to nominate external candidates to enter the presidential race.
“HE has no choice but to put it to bed, because if he doesn’t there’s a direct challenge to his own leadership.”
FIANNA FÁIL is expected to decide today against facilitating the entry of another independent candidate to the presidential race, despite a last-minute plea by Senator David Norris.
WITH Fianna Fáil’s popularity slumping to just 10% in a weekend poll, deputy leader Éamon Ó Cuív has reportedly made a veiled threat to form a breakaway party.
Mon, 19 Sep, 2011
THE Fianna Fáil leadership is considering a total “close down” on the presidency by not allowing TDs and senators to facilitate the entry of another candidate.
Sat, 17 Sep, 2011
VETERAN senator Labhrás Ó Murchú is no stranger to controversy and his last -minute bid for the Áras has split opinion once again.
DAVID NORRIS scrambled to rebuild the wreckage of his presidential bid last night.
Fri, 16 Sep, 2011
A FORMER leader of the Seanad brought a close to the election count by imploring newly elected members to fight for the continued retention of the Upper House.
Sat, 30 Apr, 2011
Counting of votes cast in the Seanad election is due to resume at around 10am this morning.
Wed, 27 Apr, 2011
FORMER Fine Gael TD, Deirdre Clune, returned to national politics after becoming the first candidate to secure one of 60 seats in the Seanad.
Fianna Fáil have rallied in the Seanad elections, winning two seats in the last hour.
Tue, 26 Apr, 2011
THE first of an estimated 250,000 people expected for this year’s 60th annual All Ireland Fleadh Cheoil have descended on Cavan town for the official opening of the event last night.
Tue, 17 Aug, 2010
GROWING dissent in Fianna Fáil led to the resignation of three of the party’s senators for “conscientious” reasons ahead of today’s vote on the Civil Partnership Bill.
Thu, 08 Jul, 2010
Three Fianna Fáil Senators - Jim Walsh, John Hanafin and Labhrás Ó Murchú - have resigned the party whip over their opposition to the Civil Partnership Bill.
Wed, 07 Jul, 2010
I AM writing on behalf of the members of the 1916-1921 Club whose main objective is to honour and remember the dead who fought for Irish freedom and all those who worked for the same cause.
Mon, 14 Jun, 2010
CHILDREN as young as six and seven have been used as runners by drug gangs in a part of Dublin, an Oireachtas committee was told yesterday.
Thu, 31 Jan, 2008
FIANNA FÁIL took three of the first five Seanad Éireann seats filled last night, as the counting of votes continues.
Tue, 24 Jul, 2007
THE right of citizens to access State services and documents through Irish is a Constitutional right, said Gaeltacht Minister Eamon Ó Cuiv yesterday.
Thu, 30 Nov, 2006
Shouting from the rooftops about Ireland’s rip-off prices is driving away tourists, an Oireachtas Committee heard yesterday.
Thu, 09 Jun, 2005
Shouting from the rooftops about Ireland’s rip-off prices is driving away tourists, an Oireachtas Committee heard today.
Wed, 08 Jun, 2005
THE political career of former Clare TD Madeleine Taylor Quinn was in tatters last night when she lost her seat in the Seanad.
Wed, 17 Jul, 2002
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