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Ian Guider: A new strategy for the state’s investment fund

Ian Guider: A new strategy for the state’s investment fund

Donohoe has said that the Irish Strategic Investment Fund is to be reassessed. What’s next for this curious beast?

Varadkar needs to start putting his own stamp on the office of Taoiseach

Varadkar needs to start putting his own stamp on the office of Taoiseach

With polls showing little sign of a Leo Leap, the new Taoiseach will have to hit the ground running when the Dáil returns from its summer break

Feargal Quinn: Dublin-centric Ireland needs a new outlook

Feargal Quinn: Dublin-centric Ireland needs a new outlook

The government has suggested regional development is a priority. Let’s hope it goes further than its predecessor's lip service when it came to balanced development outside the capital

Michael McDowell: 'A cowardly government will select a new Chief Justice through a squalid little beauty parade'

Michael McDowell: 'A cowardly government will select a new Chief Justice through a squalid little beauty parade'

This move is a grubby capitulation to the ill-informed obsession of Shane Ross

Mary Regan: 'Time for new Taoiseach to define what he stands for'

Mary Regan: 'Time for new Taoiseach to define what he stands for'

Leo Varadkar is displaying an inexplicable reluctance to tie himself to any political position

'What’s the point of a glossy summer economic statement?'

'What’s the point of a glossy summer economic statement?'

Paschal Donohoe today turned not answering questions into an art form, writes Hugh O'Connell

'Stardust families will settle for nothing less than a full inquiry'

'Stardust families will settle for nothing less than a full inquiry'

Finian McGrath and his officials have helped break a major impasse in exploring new evidence from the 1981 disaster, writes Hugh O'Connell

FG: more of a nudge than a bounce

FG: more of a nudge than a bounce

If there was an election tomorrow, the next Dáil would look more or less the same as the current one

Michael McDowell: A weak government is facing legislative paralysis

Michael McDowell: A weak government is facing legislative paralysis

There’s nothing to stop Leo Varadkar moving to tackle the rot at the heart of the Garda leadership

'Another Coveney policy under review - this time councillors’ pay'

'Another Coveney policy under review - this time councillors’ pay'

This is one defeat Coveney will just have to accept, writes Michael Brennan

'The price is simple: cold hard cash for the North'

'The price is simple: cold hard cash for the North'

How the DUP will play its hand will be fascinating to observe, writes Hugh O'Connell

Dust flies amid the Dáil Éireann bullfight

Dust flies amid the Dáil Éireann bullfight

Varadkar’s accession has changed the dynamic of Fianna Fáil’s deal with FG

Pat Rabbitte: Martin’s Dáil speech misjudges the mood

Pat Rabbitte: Martin’s Dáil speech misjudges the mood

Fianna Fáil knows all about stroke politics, but it went too far in its attack on the former attorney general

Colin Murphy: Why we need to respect the DUP

Colin Murphy: Why we need to respect the DUP

Respect for democracy, as well as for the peace process, demands that we respect its right to participate in government

Elaine Byrne: Due process has left the building

Elaine Byrne: Due process has left the building

The culture within the PAC has apparently decided that no matter what the issue, Nóirín O’Sullivan is guilty