Hugh O'Connell: Trump looms large as Brexit takes a backseat
Taoiseach and British PM faced uncomfortable questions despite unity on 'frictionless' border
We are living in quite extraordinary times. Yesterday, Taoiseach Enda Kenny met British Prime Minister Theresa May to discuss the monumental impact of the UK’s decision to leave the EU seven months ago. Yet it wasn’t even top of the news agenda.
Kenny faces a trip to the White House in March. He is still going, saying repeatedly at yesterday’s event that he disagreed with the policy of the Trump administration...
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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