We cannot afford to defer the increase in the pension age
Our ageing population requires us to double down on pension reform, not reverse it as part of a giveaway election campaign
In the opening days of the general election campaign, political parties have been unveiling a whole host of new spending pledges in a bid to woo voters.
Fianna Fáil wants to produce 60,000 public homes over the next five years, but Sinn Féin believes that’s not nearly ambitious enough. How about 100,000?
Fianna Fáil is pledging to increase the first-time buyers‘ grant (help to buy) to €25,000, but Fine Gael has...
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Martin agrees to review of ‘disastrous’ election showing
In response to TDs’ complaints, a process of ‘peeling back the onion’ will examine how Fianna Fáil lost eight of its 45 seats
Fine Gael ministers face axe as grand coalition talks resume
Leo Varadkar will have to jettison several ministers if the party agrees to a coalition with Fianna Fáil
Greens compile wishlist of key demands for being in government
Fianna Fáil fears that some Green TDs do not want to be in office during what is increasingly likely to be a time of tough economic conditions
Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil to begin ‘detailed’ talks
Matching statements about ‘enormous challenges’ including Covid-19 indicate that the parties’ ‘go-slow’ is over