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The west of Ireland’s ‘most powerful car’ finally gets some petrol in its tank

The west of Ireland’s ‘most powerful car’ finally gets some petrol in its tank

Tomás Ó Siocháin of the Western Development Commission wants to attract young workers to the region

IDA pays to change Wikipedia pages about agency

IDA pays to change Wikipedia pages about agency

A breathing space for greater Brexit  chaos

A breathing space for greater Brexit chaos

The Halloween extension will energise plotters in all camps, while the EU elections will act as a public flashpoint for voters’ anger and frustration

Holy Brexit flextension, Batman, we’ve escaped again!

Holy Brexit flextension, Batman, we’ve escaped again!

The postponement of Britain’s departure from the EU means Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil can breathe easily for a while

Après May, le déluge

Après May, le déluge

With Theresa May now on borrowed time at 10 Downing Street, Susan O’Keeffe runs the rule over the runners and riders poised to succeed her

Fianna Fáil has played a crucial role in Ireland’s political stability

Fianna Fáil has played a crucial role in Ireland’s political stability

In contrast to the antics in Westminster, Ireland’s main opposition party has behaved responsibly. Not that Micheál Martin will get any thanks for it

Despite the implosion of the Catholic Church’s power in society, there is reason to hope that the coming generation will not reject the Christian values of altruism and empathy

Despite the implosion of the Catholic Church’s power in society, there is reason to hope that the coming generation will not reject the Christian values of altruism and empathy

State could face compensation bill from banks if Sinn Féin mortgage bill passed

State could face compensation bill from banks if Sinn Féin mortgage bill passed

A Hospital Pass: How the Children’s Hospital costs spiralled out of control

A Hospital Pass: How the Children’s Hospital costs spiralled out of control

The experts overseeing the National Children’s Hospital fiasco costs were ‘95 per cent certain’ it would come in on budget, an explosive new report by PwC has revealed

FG staff told to send in ‘tricky questions’ for Micheál Martin Newstalk interview

FG staff told to send in ‘tricky questions’ for Micheál Martin Newstalk interview

WhatsApp messages told party members to reword queries in order to hide identity

Report links JobPath scheme to better chance of well-paid jobs

Report links JobPath scheme to better chance of well-paid jobs

Israeli leaders seek an edge in tight election race

Israeli leaders seek an edge in tight election race

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has vowed to extend Israeli sovereignty over parts of the West Bank that are home to Jewish settlements if re-elected

Profile Paul Reid: HSE, heal thyself

Profile Paul Reid: HSE, heal thyself

We badly need a vision for Dublin - and people who are prepared to implement that vision

We badly need a vision for Dublin - and people who are prepared to implement that vision

Merkel brought gifts of solidarity and irony

Merkel brought gifts of solidarity and irony

The German chancellor vowed to stand by Ireland. But her unusual visit was prompted in part by concerns for her legacy and the Republic’s role as a frontier EU state should Britain crash out, writes Susan O’Keeffe