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Dan O’Brien: ‘With uncertainty coming at us from more than one source, we need...

Dan O'Brien: 'With uncertainty coming at us from more than one source, we need to buckle up for a turbulent 2019' 'Brexit is the most immediate issue for this country' (stock photo) The year just begun is one of the most...

Varadkar: ‘Carbon tax take could fund child benefit hike’

Varadkar: 'Carbon tax take could fund child benefit hike'    Taoiseach Leo Varadkar. Photo: Gerry Mooney Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has suggested that carbon tax receipts could be used to deliver a hike in child benefit. Other welfare payments and tax credits may also...

‘A man of great decency’ – former Fianna Fáil TD Peter Kelly dies aged...

'A man of great decency' - former Fianna Fáil TD Peter Kelly dies aged 74 Former Fianna Fail deputy for Longford- Westmeath has passed away. Photo: Tom Burke 17/ 17/9/09 FORMER Fianna Fáil TD Peter Kelly has been remembered as a...

Ireland and Germany will ‘stand by’ Brexit Withdrawal Agreement

Ireland and Germany will ‘stand by’ Brexit Withdrawal Agreement But Taoiseach Leo Varadkar said it was the UK’s responsibility to propose a solution. The Irish and German leaders have pledged to “stand by” the Brexit Withdrawal Agreement. It comes as Taoiseach Leo...

‘Ordinary bloke with many talents’- family pay tribute at funeral of actor Jer O’Leary

'Ordinary bloke with many talents'- family pay tribute at funeral of actor Jer O'Leary The Funeral of Jer O’Leary leaving his Funeral mass in St Agatha’s Church,North Strand Photo: Kyran O'BrienMary Lou Mc Donald and Gerry Adams at the Funeral...

Nancy Pelosi re-elected as speaker of the US House of Representatives

Nancy Pelosi re-elected as speaker of the US House of Representatives House Speaker-designate Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) holds the speaker's gavel after being elected speaker as the U.S. House of Representatives REUTERS/Leah Millis The US House of Representatives and Senate have convened...

Mitt Romney: ‘The president shapes the public character of the US – and Trump...

Mitt Romney: 'The president shapes the public character of the US - and Trump is falling short' Handshake: Trump endorsed Romney during the 2012 presidential campaign. Photo: Reuters The Trump presidency made a deep descent in December. The departures of Defence...

New Speaker Pelosi refuses to rule out impeaching Trump

New Speaker Pelosi refuses to rule out impeaching Trump Nancy Pelosi has assumed the role of Speaker. Photo: Reuters Nancy Pelosi declined to rule out impeaching President Donald Trump before being sworn in as Speaker for the US House of Representatives...

Trish Casey: ‘Why we must force some moral leadership on homelessness’

Trish Casey: 'Why we must force some moral leadership on homelessness' 'Let 2019 be the year when the hidden homeless become visible and vocal' (stock photo) "We declare that we desire our country to be ruled in accordance with the principles...

Trump ‘won’t know what hit him’ as the Democrats take control of House

Trump 'won't know what hit him' as the Democrats take control of House President faces being pursued relentlessly as opponents 'subpoena everybody and their dog' Assuming the mantle: House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi walks into the US Capitol on the eve...

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