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Sharkey claims ‘open-door’ EU policy  on immigration will ‘overwhelm’ Ireland

Sharkey claims ‘open-door’ EU policy on immigration will ‘overwhelm’ Ireland

The Donegal native said he would use his presidential bid to highlight his concerns about immigration, and to campaign for the decriminalisation of drugs and prostitution

FF says ‘firm assurances’ needed from Europe on border checks

FF says ‘firm assurances’ needed from Europe on border checks

Minister overturns councillors’ zoning decision

Minister overturns councillors’ zoning decision

Zoned site located in a rural area outside the town of Arklow

Vote Leave breaches intensify calls for second Brexit vote

Vote Leave breaches intensify calls for second Brexit vote

The verdict from Britain's Electoral Commission comes at a time when a growing number of MPs are openly discussing the need for a second referendum on Brexit to end the quagmire in parliament

Post Podcast: The presidential possibles

Post Podcast: The presidential possibles

Who will be Sinn Féin's candidate? And who else will be facing Michael D Higgins in October?

The Shannon-Dublin pipeline isn’t pie in the sky, it’s critical infrastructure

The Shannon-Dublin pipeline isn’t pie in the sky, it’s critical infrastructure

When the weather finally does break, the rainfall still won’t solve the problems besetting our creaking water supply

The selling of the President, part II

The selling of the President, part II

Michael D Higgins announced last Tuesday that he hopes to secure a second term in office. Any election will be his to lose, but with others jockeying for position, there’s always the chance of an upset on the road back to the Áras

Banking union grew out of lessons of financial crisis

Banking union grew out of lessons of financial crisis

The crisis exposed design flaws in the euro that are being tackled, and the foundations of the currency are now stronger

Is there method to Trump's madness?

Is there method to Trump's madness?

Trump is playing the ‘buffoon with a bouffant’ to impress Putin

It’s time we helped Britain  to get a good deal on Brexit

It’s time we helped Britain to get a good deal on Brexit

Our politicians should be putting the country first, and stand up for May and her vision of what Brexit means

Adams calls for calm after attack on home

Adams calls for calm after attack on home

Howlin: ‘do-nothing Dáil’ is as useful as a ‘local debating society’

Howlin: ‘do-nothing Dáil’ is as useful as a ‘local debating society’

The Labour leader says the government should call an election as 250 bills are ‘going nowhere’

An election? After you – no, after you

An election? After you – no, after you

Those who crave the excitement of a ballot in 2018 will probably have to make do with a presidential contest

Profit before people as Boyd Barrett is out of constituency office

Profit before people as Boyd Barrett is out of constituency office

Health panel chair: Government ‘slowly strangling’ Sláintecare

Health panel chair: Government ‘slowly strangling’ Sláintecare

Independent Clare TD Dr Michael Harty, said that over 400 days after the publication of the Sláintecare report, the government had shown no desire to implement the radical blueprint