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General election looks unlikely for the time being

General election looks unlikely for the time being

Another election may end up with Fianna Fáil holding power and Fine Gael supporting supply and confidence

No Trump bounce for Kenny as Fine Gael support stagnates

No Trump bounce for Kenny as Fine Gael support stagnates

Fine Gael is still below its 2016 vote, but Fianna Fáil is in no rush to the polls

Majority think government clueless over Brexit strategy

Majority think government clueless over Brexit strategy

‘United Ireland best way to avoid return of hard border’

Green Grace O’Sullivan set to target Halligan at next election

Green Grace O’Sullivan set to target Halligan at next election

Colourful campaign on cards from Rainbow Warrior

Bertie Ahern yet to respond to request from FF to rejoin

Bertie Ahern yet to respond to request from FF to rejoin

Ahern was invited to rejoin the party by the Dublin Central constituency organisation last November

Can Martin McGuinness’s legacy deliver an agreement in the North?

Can Martin McGuinness’s legacy deliver an agreement in the North?

As the North’s politicians attempt to restore power-sharing this weekend, Martin McGuinness’s negotiating skills will be sorely missed

Martin McGuinness: War then peace

Martin McGuinness: War then peace

Martin McGuinness did not repent. He did not see the light. He ended the conflict for the same reason he joined it in the first place: as the best way to a united Ireland

Boost for Independents but no gains for Fine Gael or Fianna Fáil

Boost for Independents but no gains for Fine Gael or Fianna Fáil

Enda Kenny’s speech in Washington has had no effect on his party’s ratings at home

'The only way forward for unionists and nationalists is to finally tell the truth'

'The only way forward for unionists and nationalists is to finally tell the truth'

Politicians talking about the future cannot ignore the shadow of past terrorism that is still visible in the North

'The paradox of Martin McGuinness'

'The paradox of Martin McGuinness'

Even those opposed to him had a grudging respect for his abilities, writes Hugh O'Connell

'Enda must address departure issue soon or the knives will be back out'

'Enda must address departure issue soon or the knives will be back out'

Kenny comments set off FG nerves, writes Hugh O'Connell

The domino effect

The domino effect

Britain is leaving. Le Pen is rising. Merkel is flagging. Europe is at a crossroads. And Ireland is increasingly isolated

Salmond says May will ‘cave in’ on second Scottish referendum

Salmond says May will ‘cave in’ on second Scottish referendum

May has rejected Nicola Sturgeon’s demand to hold new referendum before spring 2019

Independent Alliance seeks law change for extra €455,000 annual funding

Independent Alliance seeks law change for extra €455,000 annual funding

All five of its TDs are drawing down an annual €37,000 “independents’ allowance”

Between a shamrock and a hard place

Between a shamrock and a hard place

Ireland’s relationship with the US transcends the personalities and policies of their respective leaders