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TDs clocking in at Leinster House, but they’re not voting

TDs clocking in at Leinster House, but they’re not voting

A Sunday Business Post investigation reveals that many politicians across all parties are not taking part in Dáil debates either

Hero’s casket a symbol of the death of democracy

Hero’s casket a symbol of the death of democracy

The funeral of law-maker Elijah Cummings extolled his qualities of courage, compassion and integrity, in sharp contrast to those of Donald Trump and his enablers

Almost half of voters don’t want state to bring ‘Isis bride’ Lisa Smith and her child back home

Almost half of voters don’t want state to bring ‘Isis bride’ Lisa Smith and her child back home

The public are backing the national broadband contract and ready to tolerate further fuel price increase

Votegate numbers don’t add up for FF

Votegate numbers don’t add up for FF

As Fianna Fáil feared, Votegate has had a dramatic effect on its support, which has dropped by four points to 24 per cent

We should prepare for united Ireland poll, says ESRI chief

We should prepare for united Ireland poll, says ESRI chief

Britain could trigger border poll using Good Friday Agreement

Votegate shows cracks in the whip system

Votegate shows cracks in the whip system

TDs are likely to require ID cards to vote in future but that won’t reverse a culture change

Emissions to land

Emissions to land

The European Commission is getting serious about the climate emergency and it has the aviation industry firmly in its sights to reduce emissions, which has serious implications for Ireland

Trump’s U-turn is a win for Russia and Iran

Trump’s U-turn is a win for Russia and Iran

The withdrawal of US troops from Syria is having far-reaching effects across the region

Probe into building of Google’s €300m Boland’s Mill offices

Probe into building of Google’s €300m Boland’s Mill offices

BAM Building Ltd has told local representatives that it has identified “an issue” that requires remediation work in certain parts of the structure

Department of Justice brings in British experts to overhaul its ‘silo culture’

Department of Justice brings in British experts to overhaul its ‘silo culture’

The Department of Justice has hired British experts to get its staff to work better together as part of a €3.5 million overhaul

Can the Land Development Agency solve the housing crisis?

Can the Land Development Agency solve the housing crisis?

The LDA was launched last year, but even before it has been fully established, it has been subject to criticism for its failure to provide adequate levels of affordable housing

Lost in space

Lost in space

Size really does matter in apartment planning

Size really does matter in apartment planning

The recent reduction in the minimum sizes for new apartments has generated controversy. Are the latest rules a sensible way to help tackle the housing crisis or a gift to property speculators who want to cram more homes into each development and increase returns?

A Brexit deal – but not as we may come to know it

A Brexit deal – but not as we may come to know it

Talks between Dublin and London got Brexit over the line with Europe. But it could change a lot, and in our favour, between now and its implementation

Are Donohoe’s moves to rein in investment funds too little, too late?

Are Donohoe’s moves to rein in investment funds too little, too late?

The government is only moving against certain tax practices now because it needs the extra cash to make the budget add up