Clarion call for conservatives?
There are fears that a new right-wing website will start an Irish version of the culture wars being waged in the US, but its proponents argue that conservatives could be driven into the arms of extremists if they can’t find a platform that reflects their views
Dull is not a word anyone is likely to use to describe the new conservative website funded by the pro-life movement. Gript.ie wants your attention, and it is not shy about how it goes about getting it.
“Time to stop droning on about breastfeeding,” reads the headline on one opinion piece which tells mothers to “enjoy every minute of it” but also “don’t go looking for brownie points”....
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Proposal for expert panel to review capital projects over €100m
Large public capital projects could be run through an “independent panel of international experts” as part of public spending reforms, according to the Department of Public Expenditure
State body to reissue €28m office supplies contract
The contract covers the supply of office stationery to a range of government bodies and agencies, including the HSE, universities, hospitals, councils and schools
Sinn Féin open to coalition deal, but on condition of border poll
Party would launch the ‘largest public house building programme that Ireland has ever seen’ and a national health service
Fine Gael ‘will go to war’ if Bailey runs as independent
The party threatens to put significant financial resources behind its own candidates in bid to ensure that she is ‘never seen again’ in politics