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Hugh O'Connell: 'FG appears to exceed all others when it comes to self-harm'

Hugh O'Connell: 'FG appears to exceed all others when it comes to self-harm'

It is rather idiotic of a party approaching a leadership contest to be carrying on like this

Fine Gael’s war of words

Fine Gael’s war of words

Kenny under pressure to name a departure date before or during party meeting on Wednesday

North faces into lengthy period of inertia and political stalemate

North faces into lengthy period of inertia and political stalemate

Turnout in next month’s Assembly elections could tumble below 50 per cent, writes Hugh O’Connell

Junior Cert marks at risk amid ASTI row

Junior Cert marks at risk amid ASTI row

Up to 40,000 Junior Cert English students are facing the loss of 10 per cent of their marks

Unions slam Bus Éireann for ‘scandalous’ grilling of staff over recent absenteeism

Unions slam Bus Éireann for ‘scandalous’ grilling of staff over recent absenteeism

Bus operator has been interviewing drivers who had absences lasting two or three days

PAC stands firm over criticism of Noonan-Cerberus meeting

PAC stands firm over criticism of Noonan-Cerberus meeting

Noonan has rebutted the finding that he was wrong to meet with the vulture fund

No sign of rage against Enda Kenny's dying of the light

No sign of rage against Enda Kenny's dying of the light

For all his calm certainty he would take us through Brexit, Kenny is suddenly out

Enda Kenny bypassed Ross to treble grants for GAA players

Enda Kenny bypassed Ross to treble grants for GAA players

Grants for county players to increase from €900,000 per year to €3 million by 2019

John Looby: 'A soft centre and the telling of hard truths'

John Looby: 'A soft centre and the telling of hard truths'

Centrist politicians have been recklessly poor at challenging the narrative of their alleged impotence

A hard border must be avoided in the wake of Brexit - Taoiseach

A hard border must be avoided in the wake of Brexit - Taoiseach

Kenny confident Ireland will not return to "a border of division"

Mary Regan: 'Handling of garda controversies will be a lasting legacy for Kenny'

Mary Regan: 'Handling of garda controversies will be a lasting legacy for Kenny'

While the coalition has been pulled back from the brink, events of recent days have left bad blood within cabinet

Hugh O'Connell: 'It’s not always the crisis itself that gets you, but the handling of it'

Hugh O'Connell: 'It’s not always the crisis itself that gets you, but the handling of it'

There are many explosive subplots to the Garda whistleblower scandal, including the future of the Taoiseach

How Brexit concerns shake Irish consumer confidence

How Brexit concerns shake Irish consumer confidence

Red C poll also finds drop in support for united Ireland and rise in online shopping on British websites

Marion McKeone: More storm clouds gather over White House

Marion McKeone: More storm clouds gather over White House

The young administration is already in disarray and besieged by infighting. Controversies and questions are mounting

Marion McKeone: Happy clappy retreat fails to heal Democrat wounds

Marion McKeone: Happy clappy retreat fails to heal Democrat wounds

The Democratic Party is split on how to handle outcome of bruising election as critics point out it cannot rely on Trump’s shortcomings to propel it back to power, writes Marion McKeone