The plight of the Catholic Church in Ireland, beset by scandal, dwindling numbers, and rapid change in the surrounding culture, is an ironic juxtaposition — in terms of timing and context — with the Labour Party.
IT isn’t often that a nationalist southern newspaper is in agreement with a lofty, unionist member of Britain’s House of Lords, but it is hard to argue with the logic of Ulster Unionist, Peer Lord Empey, regarding the Taoiseach’s contradictory remarks over Brexit.
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The head of the Central Statistics Office (CSO) has said its growth figures, which were dubbed ‘leprechaun economics’, do not reflect reality and a new system of measuring the economy is now being developed.
The former head of Bord Gáis has warned that Ireland will not meet its energy targets by 2020 and will face fines of up to half a billion euro per year unless a “ground changing and radical” white paper on renewable energy is produced.