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Tánaiste Simon Coveney (centre) and Minister of State Michael Ring with Fine Gael candidates for Tipperary, Garret Ahearn and Mary Newman, in Golden Co Tipperary on Wednesday. Photograph: Barry Roche

Tánaiste Simon Coveney has accused Fianna Fáil leader, Micheál Martin of engaging in populist politics in opposing the Government’s plans to roll out (...)

Tánaiste Simon Coveney and Minister for Rural Affairs Michael Ring are pictured in Golden, Co Tipperary with Fine Gael candidates Garret Ahearn (left) and Mary Newman Julian (right).

Tánaiste Simon Coveney has played down an Irish Times/Ipsos MRBI poll suggesting that three quarters of voters want a change of government, and predic(...)

Our Politician of the Year is Sinn Féin’s deputy leader in the Dáil, Pearse Doherty,  whose work in taking on the insurance industry and keeping a spotlight on its practices has been a rare highlight.  Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

It’s been a lacklustre year in Leinster House, with Brexit- and Boris-related events in the UK sucking the life and colour out of the political landsc(...)

Green Party Cllr Pippa Hackett (left), pictured last year with party leader Eamon Ryan TD and Grace O’Sullivan, recently elected to the European Parliament. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Fianna Fáil will not contest the Seanad byelection for the seat vacated by former senator Grace O’Sullivan following her election to the European Parl(...)

Leo Varadkar: were he to call an election in September he  would be throwing the leadership of the country into doubt at precisely the time of greatest sensitivity in Brexit

The big clearout from Leinster House was a fortnight ago when the Dáil adjourned for the summer recess. The Cabinet had its final meeting on Wednesday(...)

Ian Marshall is “a certainty” to secure one of the seats, according to one Seanad source

Former president of the Ulster Farmers’ Union and strong anti-Brexit campaigner Ian Marshall is expected to win a Seanad seat when two byelections are(...)

Mattie McGrath: “Members of the public are coming to us asking to join because they feel let down by other parties.” Photograph: Alan Betson

Plans are at an advanced stage for the creation of an informal political group to promote rural issues and an anti-abortion message, according to Inde(...)

Shane Casey, Gary Murphy and Liam Heffernan. Photograph: Michael Mac Sweeney/Provision
Review: God Bless the Child
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  • July 17, 2014, 15:28

God Bless the Child Everyman, Cork ****   This retelling by director Patrick Talbot of three of Frank O’Connor’s most famous (...)