Eoin O Broin

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People Before Profit TD Richard Boyd Barrett said it was  ‘alarming’ that the LDA cannot yet say how much rent will be at its first big development. File photograph: Tom Honan/The Irish Times

Politicians have raised concerns that a major push by the Land Development Agency (LDA) to deliver cost-rental homes will not lead to affordable payme(...)

Sinn Féin leader Mary Lou McDonald delivers a speech at the party’s ardfheis in Dublin in October. Photograph: Paul Faith/AFP via Getty Images

So say all of us soundbite of the year Senator David Norris for this simple truth: “The trouble with Covid is it would bore the knickers off a saint.(...)

Sinn Féin housing spokesman Eoin Ó Broin: ‘It’s clear that over the course of the last year the number of adults and children trapped in direct provision and using it as a form of emergency accommodation has increased dramatically.’ Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

The number of people “trapped” in direct provision centres despite having leave to remain in the country has surged by almost 60 per cent in a year, a(...)

 Gerry Adams and Martin McGuinness with Mary Lou McDonald in at the Sinn Féin ardfheis in 2016. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

The verdict from Sinn Féin was practically unanimous. Mary Lou McDonald, Michelle O’Neill, David Cullinane and Matt Carthy all agreed that Gerry Adam(...)

The video featured Gerry Adams in a comedy sketch in which he sings: ‘Tis the season to be jolly, tiocfaidh ár lá, lá, lá, lá.’ Photograph: Getty Images

Sinn Féin vice-president Michelle O’Neill has defended her former party leader’s “very Gerry Christmas” video and card initiative, and said she does n(...)

Sinn Féin leader Mary Lou McDonald. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

Sinn Féin leader Mary Lou McDonald has remained silent on Gerry Adams’s role in a controversial Christmas video that has since been withdrawn followin(...)

Former Sinn Féin leader Gerry Adams, with his successor Mary Lou McDonald and Eoin Ó Broin.  Photograph: Dave Mehan/The Irish Times

Sinn Féin TD Eoin Ó Broin has called for Gerry Adams to apologise for his part in a Christmas video that has since been withdrawn after victims of the(...)

Minister for Higher Education Simon Harris  said engagement is needed on the issue of fuel costs, not protest. Photograph: iStock

A planned protest by truckers over rising fuel costs that is expected to bring traffic chaos to Dublin on Monday is “not the way to do business”accord(...)

Arnaldo Otegi: leader of the party that used to be Eta’s political wing. Photograph: Ander Gillenea/AFP/Getty Images

Last week, prisoners belonging to the defunct Basque terror group Eta issued a remarkable plea to their supporters. They asked them to stop holding pu(...)

 Eoin Ó Broin:  ‘Its [Nama’s] hoarding of the land makes clear that they have contributed to inflated land costs, pushing up development costs and ultimately the price of buying or renting a home.’ Photograph:  Dara Mac Donaill

State-backed Nama controls enough land to build at least 20,000 homes on but most of it remains undeveloped, according to new figures released by the (...)

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