Coveney damages Dublin’s DUP relations further
The Minister for Foreign Affairs appears to have an uncanny habit of winding up and angering the Democratic Unionist Party
Minister for Foreign Affairs Simon Coveney is one of the most inoffensive and, on a personal level at least, likeable people in the current Fine Gael-led minority government.
In opposing progress initially, Foster had cited remarks Coveney made to an Oireachtas committee about wishing to see a united Ireland in his political lifetime. But there has been a good degree of unhappiness with Coveney from within unionist circles stretching back to Leo Varadkar’s first few...
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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