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Sacha Baron Cohen’s Who Is America? is a reminder of the power of satire against ignorance and prejudice

Sacha Baron Cohen’s Who Is America? is a reminder of the power of satire against ignorance and prejudice

The TV show features Cohen interviewing members of the far-right Tea Party mindset and persuading them to make complete idiots of themselves on camera

‘The Taoiseach is obsessed with image and public relations’

‘The Taoiseach is obsessed with image and public relations’

With his party’s agreement with Fine Gael up for renewal later this year, Micheál Martin is growing tired of what he calls the Taoiseach’s ‘gamesmanship’, as well as the lack of progress on health and housing. But he insists the deal was the right thing to do in the interests of stability

Anyone for President?

Anyone for President?

Potential candidates should be old enough to know that presidential campaigns are a bloodsport

Officials wanted CSO to tone down report on ESB data

Officials wanted CSO to tone down report on ESB data

Keegan broke rules to re-route Dublin bike path

Keegan broke rules to re-route Dublin bike path

Martin hits out at ‘Brit bashing’ Varadkar

Martin hits out at ‘Brit bashing’ Varadkar

Fianna Fáil leader lambastes ‘prickly’ Coveney, saying he needs to ‘get a life’

Key challenges facing new Renewable Electricity Support Scheme

Key challenges facing new Renewable Electricity Support Scheme

Two of Ireland's leading renewable energy lawyers examine the future of the sector after Denis Naughten's long awaited announcement

Trump’s invite to Putin muddies the mid-terms

Trump’s invite to Putin muddies the mid-terms

It’s never too soon to start worrying with Trump in the White House, and with the mid-term elections due in November, Republicans are gauging how an October visit by the Russian president would play with voters

Stop this Metrolink madness

Stop this Metrolink madness

The Dublin Metrolink is a monster, and will probably lead to the closure of the Luas Green line for two years

Ross’s plan for ‘modular’ Garda station in Stepaside is news to OPW

Ross’s plan for ‘modular’ Garda station in Stepaside is news to OPW

‘I kick the teeth out of everything’

‘I kick the teeth out of everything’

At the end of a turbulent first year as Minister for Housing, Eoghan Murphy is bruised but unbowed. In this exclusive interview, he lays out his plan to fix the housing crisis and accuses Fianna Fáil of having laid the foundations for the current mess of a ‘broken system’

For Sinn Féin, the race for the Áras is as important as the result

For Sinn Féin, the race for the Áras is as important as the result

It will be hard to beat Michael D Higgins, but putting a candidate forward is another step in the party’s move into the political mainstream

Unlike the old bulldog, Johnson lacks teeth

Unlike the old bulldog, Johnson lacks teeth

As the British parliament finishes for the summer and Boris Johnson exits with a whimper, what is happening to Brexit?

Government’s hand forced on fines for social media giants

Government’s hand forced on fines for social media giants

‘You can’t have a commissioner without any teeth,’ spokesman for Naughten says in wake of Facebook revelations

Bruton joins Pimco board

Bruton joins Pimco board