Niall O’Dowd calls for ‘pressure’ on US over Irish illegals
- March 11, 2015, 15:54
New York-based publisher Niall O’Dowd has told TDs and Senators to put pressure on the US Government to improve the situation of Irish illegals.Mr O’D(...)
Coalition approaches Independents seeking support ahead of election
- February 27, 2015, 01:00
The Government has begun reaching out to some Independent TDs ahead of the general election as senior figures calculate the administration can return(...)
Which Independent TDs might support a FG-Labour deal?
- February 26, 2015, 13:27
The spotlight is beginning to shine on what might be called “Endapendent” TDs who are being courted discreetly by both the Minister for Finance Michae(...)
Petrol stretching found in two cases despite 134 complaints
- February 3, 2015, 16:56
The incidents of alleged petrol stretching has dropped in the last two months, according to new figures.But despite 134 allegations in the past seven (...)
Staff had concerns over problem births at Portiuncula Hospital
- January 24, 2015, 01:00
Staff at Portiuncula Hospital in Ballinasloe, Co Galway, raised concerns about a spike in problem births on a number of occasions last year before act(...)
When will Lucinda Creighton actually form her new party?
- Irish News
- January 17, 2015, 01:00
The new political year has seen a flurry of activity around various political groupings and embryonic parties which may emerge ahead of the next gener(...)
Focus should be outcomes not ambulance response times - Varadkar
- January 13, 2015, 13:39
The existing system of measuring ambulance response times should be abolished and replaced by one that focuses on the outcome for the patient, the Min(...)
Finian McGrath ‘open to third rate of tax’ as part of Independent deputies’ alliance
- January 7, 2015, 13:01
Independent Deputy Finian McGrath has said he would be open to a third rate of tax for high earners.The Dublin North-Central deputy, who is to join wi(...)
Where on the political spectrum will Lucinda Creighton’s new party come to rest?
- January 3, 2015, 01:00
Exactly where on the political spectrum will Lucinda Creighton’s new party come to rest?Comparisons with the now defunct Progressive Democrats are ine(...)
Lucinda Creighton’s political rise and fall ... and possible rise again?
- January 2, 2015, 08:56
Lucinda Creighton forfeited both her ministerial office and parliamentary party membership when she defied Fine Gael on abortion legislation in July 2(...)