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Buy more products from Irish firms, Humphreys encourages multinationals

Buy more products from Irish firms, Humphreys encourages multinationals

Cahill gets another apology, but no answers

Cahill gets another apology, but no answers

Máiría Cahill had pushed for last Tuesday’s meeting with Sinn Féin leader Mary Lou McDonald, but left dissatisfied

Tóibín had secret deal with Adams on abortion issue

Tóibín had secret deal with Adams on abortion issue

Agreement allowed former Sinn Féin TD to engage with media as long as he gave party’s position before outlining his own

Direct provision system is broken - let’s fix it

Direct provision system is broken - let’s fix it

Building high-quality temporary homes for people seeking asylum would allow them live in dignity and comfort

Suspect in Project Eagle sale probe will not face prosecution in North

Suspect in Project Eagle sale probe will not face prosecution in North

No final decision on charges has been made in relation to second person in file

Minister sought to relax Airbnb rules in his constituency

Minister sought to relax Airbnb rules in his constituency

‘Junk the backstop’ urges Johnson at DUP conference

‘Junk the backstop’ urges Johnson at DUP conference

The calls came as EU leaders are expected to formally sign off on Britain’s withdrawal agreement today before a crucial vote in Westminster next month

Union pressure was behind water referendum U-turn

Union pressure was behind water referendum U-turn

Fine Gael support rises after Varadkar’s tax cutting promises

Fine Gael support rises after Varadkar’s tax cutting promises

The latest Sunday Business Post/Red C poll shows that Fine Gael is up by one point to 34 per cent.

EU needs Italy more than Britain

EU needs Italy more than Britain

The political psychodrama that has been unleashed in Britain reflects the reality of the European pecking order. The truth is, the EU has fires to fight that could be more fundamentally damaging than Brexit

Fine Gael left licking its wounds after poking the Fianna Fáil bear

Fine Gael left licking its wounds after poking the Fianna Fáil bear

Micheál Martin told RTÉ he would not pay the slightest heed to 'megaphone pressure' from Taoiseach Leo Varadkar and his Fine Gael ministers to sign a quick extension of the confidence and supply deal

Sinn Féin’s ‘average industrial wage’ claim goes by the board

Sinn Féin’s ‘average industrial wage’ claim goes by the board

After grandstanding on the issue for over a decade, the party has adjusted its position, saying that its ‘elected representatives manage their own wage’

Sinn Féin members ‘did not cooperate with abuse probe’

Sinn Féin members ‘did not cooperate with abuse probe’

Findings revealed in Police Ombudsman of Northern Ireland’s inquiry into how Máiría Cahill’s sexual abuse case was handled by the PSNI; Mary Lou McDonald rejected Cahill’s claim that party had not helped with police inquiries

Bogus self-employment fines binned by Fianna Fáil ‘under protest’

Bogus self-employment fines binned by Fianna Fáil ‘under protest’

Unions have been lobbying for the bill to pass as soon as possible because it will ban zero-hours contracts and provide more protection for workers on low-hour contracts

No way out

No way out

The Dáil will vote this Wednesday on Theresa May’s Brexit draft withdrawal agreement - which has drawn near-unanimous cross-party disapproval in her own country. Meanwhile, in Varadkar’s cabinet, the reality of a potential no-deal Brexit is hitting home