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Trump returns to TV as impeachment begins

Trump returns to TV as impeachment begins

In two weeks’ time, President Donald Trump will likely be impeached, becoming only the third American president to have that ugly word attached to their legacy

Dáil ‘racism row’ further evidence of immigration moving onto political agenda

Dáil ‘racism row’ further evidence of immigration moving onto political agenda

Noel Grealish asks if Revenue could determine if money sent home by emigrants was proceeds of “crime or fraud”

Battle of Wexford shaping up as trial run for next year’s election

Battle of Wexford shaping up as trial run for next year’s election

The contest between Verona Murphy and Malcolm Byrne for Mick Wallace’s vacant Dáil seat will serve as a bellwether for Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil’s respective chances of being the main party in the next government

Public liability review identifies cost volatility and lack of cover as key issues

Public liability review identifies cost volatility and lack of cover as key issues

The competition watchdog is seeking outside help to advise on reform

Remote working will reduce commutes and ease housing crisis, says Humphreys

Remote working will reduce commutes and ease housing crisis, says Humphreys

This involves providing millions of euro in funding to digital ‘hubs’ with high-speed broadband, as well as addressing the fears of businesses about staff members’ ability to work outside the office

Workers demand referendum to prevent Irish Water privatisation

Workers demand referendum to prevent Irish Water privatisation

Council water service workers are demanding a referendum to guarantee that Irish Water will not be privatised before the forthcoming general election

Taoiseach feels the heat after offhand climate change remark

Taoiseach feels the heat after offhand climate change remark

Environmentalists say Leo Varadkar’s comments about the supposed upsides of the climate crisis reveal Fine Gael’s deep fear of alienating the farming vote

Ground rent buyout bill could become law by Christmas

Ground rent buyout bill could become law by Christmas

Businesses who are paying ground rents to landlords due to Ireland’s colonial past could be given the right to buy them out before Christmas

Protests pushing immigration onto the election agenda

Protests pushing immigration onto the election agenda

The recent ramping up of unrest could have big implications at the ballot box next year

Howlin sounds warning on young people’s economic vulnerability

Howlin sounds warning on young people’s economic vulnerability

‘Generations of young people can’t get a permanent job, don’t have pensions, and will never own their own homes,’ said Labour leader

UK election gets off to embarrassing start

UK election gets off to embarrassing start

Gaffes and departures put Boris Johnson and Jeremy Corbyn on the back foot

How Comhaltas made ministers change their tune

How Comhaltas made ministers change their tune

Music and cultural group lobbied to stop Arts Council being given control of its funding

Moderates being driven out of toxic party politics

Moderates being driven out of toxic party politics

Schism between left and right creating a vacuum that will be filled by hardliners

No trip to the Áras for Leo Varadkar

No trip to the Áras for Leo Varadkar

The Taoiseach cheerfully informed reporters that he was off to the Áras – but says it’s not the right time for an election

Battle Royale for Britain's Marmite leaders

Battle Royale for Britain's Marmite leaders

Reason will slug it out with emotion in December’s poll