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Sinn Féin support plummets in latest Sunday Business Post/Red C poll

Sinn Féin support plummets in latest Sunday Business Post/Red C poll

The party had risen by five points to 18 per cent in last month’s poll after sustained media coverage of its motion of no confidence in Minister for Health Simon Harris

Union officials fail to land meeting over RTE's finances

Union officials fail to land meeting over RTE's finances

RTÉ incurred a deficit of €6.4 million in its financial results for 2017

Growing opposition to carbon tax shows the difficulty of preventing an "Uninhabitable Earth"

Growing opposition to carbon tax shows the difficulty of preventing an "Uninhabitable Earth"

A carbon tax in the next budget is going to be a political challenge as Varadkar is met with opposition from Sinn Féin, People Before Profit and the Irish Farmers’ Association

Varadkar and Fine Gael will need to make electoral history

Varadkar and Fine Gael will need to make electoral history

The Taoiseach’s Brexit bounce may have eclipsed the Children’s Hospital scandal. But the upcoming local and European elections will determine his political future

The DUP’s position on Brexit is a disgraceful piece of ideological buffoonery. They are a serious danger to the people of the North

The DUP’s position on Brexit is a disgraceful piece of ideological buffoonery. They are a serious danger to the people of the North

The DUP would break your heart. By holding out against May’s deal, they are actually opting for a hard border rather than living with a backstop which guarantees no hard border

‘Brexit is choking us all, not just Ireland’

‘Brexit is choking us all, not just Ireland’

Europe’s trust in Britain is dying as it becomes apparent that its democracy is being smothered by an unholy alliance of vested interests, wealthy financiers and international investors inside the Palace of Westminster

A thwarted May could switch to a no-deal stance

A thwarted May could switch to a no-deal stance

A week slated to end with May’s withdrawal agreement signed off by EU leaders instead closed in humiliation

Bated breath on Brexit for the Irish in Britain

Bated breath on Brexit for the Irish in Britain

Britain’s exit from the European Union has the potential to create problems for the country’s huge Irish community on a scale not witnessed since the bad old days of IRA bombings

Memo outlined risks of St James’s Children’s Hospital plan in 2012

Memo outlined risks of St James’s Children’s Hospital plan in 2012

A cabinet memorandum told ministers seven years ago that locating the new hospital at St James’s campus would be costlier and take longer

State cut core funding for third level and used business levy

State cut core funding for third level and used business levy

Fine Gael lobbied European allies to drop tax and EU army plans

Fine Gael lobbied European allies to drop tax and EU army plans

Casey wants a tilt at the Dáil ‘to give service in Ireland, in Donegal’

Casey wants a tilt at the Dáil ‘to give service in Ireland, in Donegal’

Varadkar: Britain and EU will do trade deal even with a hard Brexit

Varadkar: Britain and EU will do trade deal even with a hard Brexit

Greens call for 80% windfall tax on rezoning profits to be reinstated

Greens call for 80% windfall tax on rezoning profits to be reinstated

The tax was introduced by the late Minister for Finance Brian Lenihan jr in 2009 at the request of the Green Party, but it was abolished by his successor Michael Noonan in 2014

No Deal, No Border

No Deal, No Border

In the event of no deal Brexit, we now know the UK’s plan for the border between Ireland and Northern Ireland: pretend it doesn’t exist.