Former taoiseach Brian Cowen's family have said the seriously ill ex-politician has a "long road ahead" after confirming he is slowly recovering from a bleed on the brain earlier this month.
Mon, 22 Jul, 2019
An unsuccessful general election candidate was jailed for five days yesterday for refusing to pay a €300 fine arising out of his conviction for failing to file a list of donations with the Standards in Public Office Commission (Sipo).
Fri, 13 May, 2016
Fianna Fáil leader Micheal Martin has called on Taoiseach Enda Kenny to take part in a series of one-to-one TV debates with all opposition leaders — claiming he will be “running away” unless he takes up the challenge.
Sun, 03 Jan, 2016
One of the newly-established opposition parties has vowed to jail “reckless” bank directors for up to 10 years, pay whistle-blowers a percentage of any money retrieved and create a special corporate criminal court to tackle white-collar crime policies — if elected to government.
Sat, 25 Jul, 2015
The case taken against the Labour Party by an electioneer who fell and injured himself while putting a candidate poster on a pole settled out of court yesterday. The case taken by Tom Stanton, aged 49, of Friary Mews, Friar’s Walk, Cork against the Labour Party was due to go into its second day at the High Court sitting in Cork but was struck out on undisclosed terms, Mr Justice John Hedigan was told yesterday.
Fri, 20 Mar, 2015
The Government’s actions contradict the coalition parties’ pronouncements in the run-up to the 2011 general election. That is why it was possible to get tens of thousands of people out on the streets of Dublin yesterday, a freezing Wednesday afternoon,.
Thu, 11 Dec, 2014
I HAVE a friend who went to a posh Munster boarding school back in the 1970s. When the lights went out every night in the dorm the competition would always begin with the words: "My father has two Zetors."
Thu, 22 May, 2014