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Theresa May's future as Prime Minister and leader of the Conservatives was being openly questioned after her decision to hold a snap election disastrously backfired.
With the UK General Election ending in a hung parliament, there could be days or weeks of political horse-trading before the final form of the next government is settled.
The North's two largest parties dealt a series of devastating blows to their rivals to emerge from the General Election stronger than ever.
: A review into the proposed merger of Cork city and county councils has recommended both authorities be maintained and the city boundary be extended for the first time in more than 50 years.
Fine Gael leader and taoiseach-elect Leo Varadkar has said “trust” will at the heart of his considerations as he selects his cabinet ministers next Wednesday.
The pound remained in the doldrums after it was confirmed that the UK Conservative Party has lost its parliamentary majority.
Kilkenny great Jackie Tyrrell has offered an insight into Davy Fitzgerald’s unorthodox management methods, revealing his old Limerick IT manager once ordered the players to run through bushes to surprise their opponents.
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On May 20, Prime Minister Theresa May tweeted: “If I lose just six seats I will lose this election and Jeremy Corbyn will be sitting down to negotiate with Europe.” Once the exit poll revealed the UK could be in for a hung parliament, predicting a loss of 17 seats for the Tories, some wanted to remind her about this particular statement.
If Theresa May wanted someone to take some of the focus off a disappointing showing at the polls as she took the stage in her Maidenhead constituency, she was in luck.
Surprisingly, the appearance of a plus-size model on a fashion catwalk can still raise eyebrows.
CourtsPlace: CorkPlace: KilkennyPlace: MaidenheadPerson: Theresa MayPerson: IRELANDPerson: Leo VaradkarPerson: Jackie TyrrellPerson: Davy FitzgeraldPerson: TheresaMayLeavingAfterVotingElection2017pa_large.jpgPerson: Prime Minister Theresa MayPerson: Jeremy CorbynEvent: UK General ElectionEvent: General ElectionOrganisation: BritainOrganisation: UKOrganisation: ConservativesOrganisation: Fine GaelOrganisation: UK Conservative PartyOrganisation: EuropeOrganisation: Tories