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Liam Weeks: 'No country for old men as FF enters the grey area' All momentum now stalled, Fianna Fail lags behind the party it keeps in government, writes Liam Weeks Crossroads: Peter Casey and his wife Helen. Photo: Gerry Mooney. Next month is the centenary of what was perhaps the most significant election in Irish history. In the December 1918 House of Commons...
Renua boss paid €130,000 from State funds since taking helm Renua leader John Leahy. Picture: Mark Condren Renua Ireland leader John Leahy receives €65,000 each year from taxpayer funds. State funding for his party came to €477,000 over 2016 and 2017 despite Mr Leahy - an Offaly county councillor - being Renua's only elected representative. Mr Leahy began getting an annual salary of...
Free flights offer to Irish people living in Australia if they move back for jobs Many thousands of Irish people have emigrated to Australia in the last 10 years in search of a better life. Stock photo Free flights will be offered to Irish people in Australia to move back to Ireland to fill thousands of job vacancies. Gifts of air tickets...
Brexiteer Boris heads to Dublin for speech at Pendulum Summit Boris Johnson will be speaking in the New Year. Photo: Reuters For Irish Europhiles, Boris Johnson is public enemy number one. But Britain's former foreign secretary remains box office - even among his harshest critics - and there is sure to be a full house in Dublin's Convention Centre when he arrives...

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Housing minister deflates Airbnb with overdue curb on rules Housing minister Eoghan Murphy has taken a stand in a country where telling people what they can do with their property is a tricky business. Picture; Gerry Mooney Housing minister Eoghan Murphy reckons that by slamming the door on professional landlord short term lettings with Airbnb, he could free up between 2,000...
Mary Kenny: War marked with peace More men from Rathnew, Co Wicklow, volunteered for the 1914-18 war than from anywhere else Mary Kenny, writer and author. Photo: Tony Gavin The conclusion of the First World War in November 1918 will be a major European commemoration this month. In Woodenbridge, Co Wicklow, a somewhat smaller ceremony will take place in the middle of...
© Reuters. The dollar made a bullish start to the week. Investing.com – The dollar advanced against its rivals Monday following...
Brazil’s president-elect makes controversial justice minister appointment Sergio Moro is wildly popular among conservatives and loathed by many on the left. Judge Sergio Moro as he exits a meeting with President-elect Jair Bolsonaro (AP Photo/Silvia Izquierdo) The Brazilian judge at the centre of one of the largest corruption investigations in history has said he would become justice minister in the government of...
Growing Indonesian dairy says it’s 'open' to working with Irish industry Bord Bia CEO Tara McCarthy, members of the Milkco managing team and Paula Barry Walsh of the Department of Agriculture at the Milkco plant in Indonesia. A delegation from Bord Bia, the Department of Agriculture and members of the media met with the managing team of Milkco, one of Indonesia’s...
FG member in tweets row is suspended Stock photo A Fine Gael national executive member who was forced to resign from his position over social media comments has been suspended from the party for a year. Barry Walsh, a former Young Fine Gael president, will also see his voting rights restricted. However, it is understood he has appealed against the decision. Mr Walsh...

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