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May stands firm amid Brexit deal backlash

May stands firm amid Brexit deal backlash

More letters of no confidence have been submitted to the chairman of the 1922 Committee of backbench Conservatives. If the figure reaches 48, that would trigger a leadership contest

Government slammed over carbon tax snub

Government slammed over carbon tax snub

We must encourage use of more sustainable technologies

Fudging Brexit would extend market uncertainty

Fudging Brexit would extend market uncertainty

Traders are turning a little more optimistic

May's draft Brexit deal faces first hurdle

May's draft Brexit deal faces first hurdle

The British prime minister's hardest task will be to force the deal through the House of Commons, where the arithmetic is looking increasingly challenging

An iron fist in a velvet glove

An iron fist in a velvet glove

Paschal Donohoe’s warning to the accountancy profession

World War I's critical role in the success of the movement for Irish national self-determination

World War I's critical role in the success of the movement for Irish national self-determination

Within six weeks of Armistice Day, 100 years ago today, Irish history was changed forever by the result of the 1918 general election

Appeasing Ranelagh residents could add €77m to Metro costs

Appeasing Ranelagh residents could add €77m to Metro costs

The closure of a leafy level crossing in south Dublin has some locals up in arms – and bending ears at the highest levels of government

The PAC should not be a platform for witch-hunts

The PAC should not be a platform for witch-hunts

Slipping standards after the 2008 crash have allowed this vital tool of state to descend into a free-for-all for anyone with an axe to grind

For Travellers, prejudice is an insidious killer

For Travellers, prejudice is an insidious killer

The fact Peter Casey, a presidential candidate, was able to resonate so widely by trading in prejudice should surprise no one

FF councillor with €450k in bank refused building loan

FF councillor with €450k in bank refused building loan

McAnespy claims Daly pushed her into FF Northern candidacy fiasco

McAnespy claims Daly pushed her into FF Northern candidacy fiasco

Sorcha McAnespy said she was put under 'massive pressure' by senator Mark Daly to use her meeting in Omagh last month to launch her candidacy

Penalised whistleblower prison officer to address PAC

Penalised whistleblower prison officer to address PAC

Panel concerned over operation of protected disclosure laws

Democrats optimistic as midterms move their way

Democrats optimistic as midterms move their way

With recounts in Florida looking more positive for Democratic governorship candidates and Congress votes yet to be completed, Republicans may not have the massive majority they anticipated, reports Marion McKeone

EU sticks to 'all weather' track on backstop

EU sticks to 'all weather' track on backstop

Such is the fragile state of affairs that British Prime Minister Theresa May called Taoiseach Leo Varadkar on the phone yesterday to talk about a 'review mechanism' for the backstop

A genuine pillar of Europe

A genuine pillar of Europe

Angela Merkel saved the euro, but her moral response to the migrant crisis was both her Achilles heel and arguably the biggest act of bravery in her political career