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First poll of 2015 shows some hope for coalition

First poll of 2015 shows some hope for coalition

The latest Sunday Business Post/Red C poll shows some life in the government's political support at last

I was a teenage Progressive Democrat

I was a teenage Progressive Democrat

The left created a fantasy PDs to rail against, we were no neo-liberals

For FF and FG the name of the game is survival

For FF and FG the name of the game is survival

As the new year warms into spring, not one, but three political big beasts have suggested the once-unimaginable: that the time has come for Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil to entertain the notion of entering into coalition next time around.

Why are FG ministers rehabilitating FF

Why are FG ministers rehabilitating FF

Today’s poll shows government should stick to the script on the economy

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McDowell dropped  in bid to speed up process

McDowell dropped in bid to speed up process

The banking inquiry has cut several high-profile witnesses, including former tánaiste Michael McDowell and former Central Bank governor Maurice O’Connell, from its hearings schedule as it attempts to speed up its running order.

Lightbulb moment illuminates inquiry

Lightbulb moment illuminates inquiry

Elaine Byrne Probing questions at the banking inquiry raise the issue of what exactly the government knew about Anglo’s finances before the bank guarantee

Spotlight falls on those at the wheel during crisis

Spotlight falls on those at the wheel during crisis

Author of initial crisis report lets ECB off the hook for banking collapse but some remain to be convinced

Salman becomes Saudi Arabia's ruler after death of King Abdullah

Salman becomes Saudi Arabia's ruler after death of King Abdullah

King Abdullah has died after almost a decade on the throne and Crown Prince Salman bin Abdulaziz, Abdullah’s half-brother, will succeed him.

Banking Inquiry welcomes 'positive signals' that ECB will cooperate with committee

Banking Inquiry welcomes 'positive signals' that ECB will cooperate with committee

The Oireachtas Banking Inquiry has welcomed what it described as "positive signals" from the ECB.

Regling: Ireland was a country 'where no one was really in charge'

Regling: Ireland was a country 'where no one was really in charge'

Obama presses Congress on Islamic State in State of the Union speech

Obama presses Congress on Islamic State in State of the Union speech

US President Barack Obama asked Congress Tuesday to authorise military action against Islamic State extremists.

Quotes of the week

Quotes of the week

Never mind the reality, where's the fiction?

Never mind the reality, where's the fiction?

Swiss roll the dice on economic future

Swiss roll the dice on economic future