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Taoiseach promises rural broadband to 25 per cent ‘left behind’

Taoiseach promises rural broadband to 25 per cent ‘left behind’

No-deal Brexit will prevent extraditions and arrests

No-deal Brexit will prevent extraditions and arrests

FF and SDLP to announce plans for closer ties

FF and SDLP to announce plans for closer ties

Democracy in the US is increasingly fragile under Trump

Democracy in the US is increasingly fragile under Trump

Both Democrats and Republicans must act now to find credible nominees for the 2020 election.

A year of storms, scandals and Brexit

A year of storms, scandals and Brexit

The repeal of the Eighth Amendment and the exoneration of Maurice McCabe were two high points in a year otherwise memorable for the housing crisis, the CervicalCheck debacle and the ongoing slow-motion disaster that is Britain’s EU departure

Lessons from the Strokestown eviction

Lessons from the Strokestown eviction

The fact that this eviction took place in Strokestown makes it an even more emotive case. It was here that Major Denis Mahon tried to get rid of almost 1,000 impoverished tenants

Britain can no more wriggle out of its Good Friday obligations than it can ditch its queen

Britain can no more wriggle out of its Good Friday obligations than it can ditch its queen

Phelan’s plans shelved for boundary dispute resolution between Waterford and Kilkenny

Phelan’s plans shelved for boundary dispute resolution between Waterford and Kilkenny

Confidence men

Confidence men

The ongoing mayhem in Westminster has played a key role in Fianna Fáil’s decision to sign up for one more year of confidence and supply with Fine Gael

Les gilets jaunes get revolutionary with the elite

Les gilets jaunes get revolutionary with the elite

The protests in Paris may seem quintessentially French, but the underlying causes are also present in other EU states and in the US

EU workers get €6,400 for non-resident families

EU workers get €6,400 for non-resident families

Minister considers mass export of live bull calves to Kazakhstan

Minister considers mass export of live bull calves to Kazakhstan

Michael Creed, the Minister for Agriculture, has raised the prospect of shipping Irish calves to Kazakhstan to tackle the oversupply in the sector.

Brexit bedlam in a bleak house

Brexit bedlam in a bleak house

Chaos reigned in Westminster last week as Theresa May pulled a pivotal vote at the last minute, then managed to survive a motion of no confidence from her own MPs. So what’s the next plot twist in the box set that is Brexit?

The EU’s not for turning

The EU’s not for turning

Theresa May is faced with a Europe unwilling to budge on the backstop, the necessity for which is an ironic consequence of Britain’s decision to partition Ireland in 1921

Ministers are told Dáil will only deal with ‘essential’ legislation in no-deal Brexit

Ministers are told Dáil will only deal with ‘essential’ legislation in no-deal Brexit

The government chief whip Seán Kyne emailed all ministers last week asking that they indicate which non-Brexit legislation they want to introduce in the spring “that is absolutely essential, and to state the reasons why this is so”.