It's somewhat ironic the Naval Service's commander spends most of his days on Haulbowline Island, just a stone's throw from Spike Island where three of his granduncles were interned in 1921 – and a fact he only found out two years ago.
Thu, 11 Jul, 2019
The likely MEP elections Green gallop and a predicted left-leaning parties transfer trend could kick-start a debate about a long-overdue Irish "progressives" political bloc, writes political correspondent Fiachra Ó Cionnaith.
Sat, 25 May, 2019
Labour, the Social Democrats, and the Greens have shot down Labour TD Sean Sherlock’s suggestion that the parties come together for the next general election, insisting that they plan to fight the campaign as individual parties.
Wed, 22 May, 2019
The Labour Party last night stated it is to support Fianna Fáil’s new bill to allow the Central Bank to cap mortgage interest rates, despite Finance Minister Michael Noonan describing the proposed law as “seriously flawed”.
Wed, 18 May, 2016
The fall-out from its disastrous election performance was reflected in a stormy six-hour meeting this week, but the Labour party faces an enormous task to revive its fortunes and regain the trust and support of the electorate, writes Political Correspondent
Fri, 01 Apr, 2016
Thu, 05 Nov, 2015