Event: General Election
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
The party has not been forgiven for the austerity measures of its coalition with Fine Gael and will struggle to hold its seven seats.
Tue, 28 Jan, 2020
Since devolution in Northern Ireland collapsed in January 2017, things have been operating north of the border in a political limbo. That may be about to change.
Thu, 19 Dec, 2019
"I'm happy I've made the right decision. I need to do things for myself and my family now. That's the way it is."
Tue, 17 Dec, 2019
The British Prime Minister broke with a tradition set by his recent predecessors and voted at Methodist Central Hall, near Downing Street, at around 8.15am.
Thu, 12 Dec, 2019
The final deadline to register to vote before the December 12 General Election is next Tuesday.
Fri, 22 Nov, 2019
Fine Gael TDs have privately raised fears the party could be dumped out of office by a Fianna Fáil-led minority government unless it tackles a worrying poll slump before the next election.
Tue, 18 Jun, 2019
Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has told a private meeting of Fine Gael TDs that an internal review to “establish the facts” in the Maria Bailey saga will take two weeks.
Wed, 29 May, 2019
Cyclone Fani has torn through India's eastern coast as a grade 5 storm, lashing beaches with rain and winds gusting up to 200km/h and affecting weather as far away as Mount Everest as it approached the former imperial capital of Kolkata.
Fri, 03 May, 2019
European Union nationals could "tip the balance" towards Scottish independence if a second referendum was held before Brexit, academics have said.
Sat, 05 Aug, 2017
A transitional deal is expected to be completed within three years of the UK leaving the European Union, according to the Chancellor.
Fri, 28 Jul, 2017
A mental health worker has reached a crowdfunding target to pay for a legal challenge against the UK Government's parliamentary deal with the DUP.
Sun, 09 Jul, 2017
British Prime Minister Theresa May has been accused of jeopardising peace in the North, after reaching a £1bn deal with the DUP to prop up her minority Government.
Tue, 27 Jun, 2017
Here's your morning news bulletin.
Fri, 09 Jun, 2017
Sinn Fein leader at Stormont, Michelle O'Neill and the Democratic Unionist Nigel Dodds repeatedly clashed in a heated televised election debate this evening.
Mon, 05 Jun, 2017
The FTSE 100 Index has closed above 7,500 for the first time as higher-than-forecast inflation data and confidence over Britain's prospects under a Tory government drove stocks higher.
Tue, 16 May, 2017
Theresa May defended the independence of prosecutors considering charging 18 British soldiers over involvement in the Bloody Sunday shootings in Derry.
Sat, 13 May, 2017
Former Taoiseach Bertie Ahern has warned there is no easy solution to resolving the border issue between the North and Republic of Ireland after Britain leaves the EU.
Wed, 10 May, 2017
The DUP and Sinn Fein are at loggerheads over who to blame for public spending cuts in the North
Tue, 25 Apr, 2017
The new deadline for forming a powersharing government in Northern Ireland is June 29.
Fri, 21 Apr, 2017
In 1995, the then British Prime Minister John Major spectacularly put his five-year tenure of Downing Street on the line by resigning his leadership of the Conservative Party.
Wed, 19 Apr, 2017
Tue, 12 Jul, 2016
To his supporters, Taoiseach Enda Kenny is an underrated politician who deserves more credit for saving Ireland from financial ruin. For his detractors a series of public gaffes — the latest of which have occurred this week — mean his political limitations are rarely far from view.
Sat, 09 Jul, 2016
The new minority Government will test democracy and the character of politicians, re-elected Taoiseach Enda Kenny has said.
Fri, 06 May, 2016
Low pay, poor career prospects and long periods off-payroll during the summer months has led to turnover in the childcare sector of up to 22%, it has been claimed.
Fri, 01 Apr, 2016
Twitter marks its 10th anniversary today, with the social media site having hosted some of the biggest social movements of the last 10 years, yet uncertainty still hangs over its future.
Mon, 21 Mar, 2016
suggests there is far less to the Proclamation of the Republic than is often
Mon, 07 Mar, 2016
Fri, 26 Feb, 2016
Fri, 12 Feb, 2016
Documentaries about two Cork related murders have been included by TV3 in its autumn schedule.
Thu, 03 Sep, 2015
Controversial former MP George Galloway has signalled that he is starting a legal challenge against his defeat in last week’s British general election.
Mon, 11 May, 2015
The outcome of the UK's General Election is widely predicted to be a hung parliament, with none of the major parties winning an overall majority.
Thu, 07 May, 2015
Scotland would now be in “economic trauma” if it had voted for independence in the referendum, former British prime minister Tony Blair has claimed.
Tue, 07 Apr, 2015
For generations the Irish Examiner has recorded the major events in the life of our nation, tracking its triumphs and disasters since the newspaper was first launched in 1841.
Tue, 07 Apr, 2015
Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin has been put on notice that he could face a heave if the party fails to win the looming Carlow-Kilkenny byelection.
Fri, 20 Mar, 2015
The Fianna Fáil wipeout in the 2011 general election has given new female candidates the chance to fill the otherwise empty electoral landscape.
Wed, 17 Sep, 2014
The Union of Students in Ireland is warning the government against targeting young people in the Budget.
Thu, 15 Aug, 2013
I refer to recent two-part TV3 documentary, In the Name of the Republic, presented by Professor Eunan O’Halpin of Trinity College Dublin.
Thu, 11 Apr, 2013
The widow of murdered Belfast solicitor Pat Finucane today dismissed the report into his death by Desmond de Silva as "a sham... a whitewash... a confidence trick", telling a London press conference: "This report is not the truth."
Wed, 12 Dec, 2012
The race for the White House has seen viewers deluged by over a million TV ads, with little evidence that voters have been swayed, reports Jeanne Cummings
Sat, 03 Nov, 2012
John A Murphy, emeritus professor of Irish history at UCC, claims that the proponents of the 1916 Rising had no mandate from the general public to take up arms on their behalf.
Thu, 25 Oct, 2012
Sinn Féin President Gerry Adams has used part of his Árd Fheis speech to campaign for a No vote in next week's fiscal treaty referendum.
Sat, 26 May, 2012
A former IFA president has been sent to prison after he failed to pay a fine relating to election signs.
Tue, 06 Mar, 2012
Martin McGuinness has signalled that would be willing to host Queen Elizabeth if he were to become President.
Sat, 17 Sep, 2011