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Presidential election candidates at the RTÉ Prime Time Presidential Debate; the final all-candidate TV debate of the campaign on Tuesday October  23rd. From left:  Joan Freeman; Liadh Ní Riada, Michael D Higgins, Sean Gallagher, Peter Casey and Gavin Duffy. Photograph: Julien Behal

Michael D Higgins was re-elected President of Ireland with almost 56 per cent of the vote, enough to win the election on the first coun(...)

Ireland’s presidential candidates Peter Casey, Gavin Duffy, Joan Freeman, Sean Gallagher, President Michael D Higgins and Liadh Ní Riada: a poll on Wednesday put Higgins at almost 70 per cent. Photograph:   Reuters/Clodagh Kilcoyne

The 2018 presidential election campaign is often compared to the campaign of seven years ago. But for a more appropriate comparison, go back another s(...)

 Presidential candidate Peter Casey and his wife Helen at Cabra Bridge, Thurles, Co Tipperary. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

In a bizarre twist, the most significant battleground of this presidential campaign has been a quiet rural road a few kilometres outside Thurles in Co(...)

DUP leader Arlene Foster visiting  St Patrick’s Cathedral in Dublin on Monday. ‘We are very clear about what we need for Brexit,’ she told reporters. Photograph: Tom Honan for The Irish Times.

A no-deal Brexit would be “potentially catastrophic, really bad for Ireland, bad for the European Union and a disaster for the United Kingdom”, Taoise(...)

‘Frances Fitzgerald will not be the first prominent public figure in recent political history to feel hard done by after their forced resignation.’ File photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Frances Fitzgerald or Nóirín O’Sullivan won’t be the first prominent public figures in recent political history to feel hard done by after their force(...)

President Michael D Higgins: He believes it’s a “myth” that he had an easier campaign than others in 2011 and says his long experience means he might be tougher than his rivals.   Photograph: Nick Bradshaw/The Irish Times

It’s always harder the second time. Back in 2011, Michael D Higgins had dodgy knees but was the only one left standing as his rivals were toppled in (...)

Gavin Duffy: he said AIB’s annual profits could produce as much money for spending as is available in the budget. Photograph; Getty Images

The Government should retain AIB in State ownership for the foreseeable future because it has become one of its “most valuable cash cows”, presidentia(...)

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has dismissed any suggestion that Tuesday’s budget will be an election budget. File photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has dismissed any suggestion that Tuesday’s budget will be an election budget, despite the fact it will contain cuts in USC and(...)

The initaitive to include cancer warnings on alcohol products has been championed by Indepedent Senator Frances Black. File photograph: Frank Miller/The Irish Times

The Irish Cancer Society has welcomed Minister for Health Simon Harris’ reversal of a major concession he made in controversial alcohol legislation by(...)

The new Garda Commissioner, Drew Harris, after he took a sworn oath at Kevin Street Divisional Headquarters in Dublin. Photograph:  Garda/PA Wire

New Garda Commissioner Drew Harris needs to respond to survivors and relatives of terrorist atrocities who believe there was collusion between loyalis(...)

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