'Martin may need Sinn Féin to fulfil his dream of becoming Taoiseach'
Despite his insistence, the prospect of being the only FF leader not to lead the country may make SF support a necessity
As politicians departed Leinster House for their lengthy annual recess last week there was a sense that preparations for the next election are now intensifying.
Just because the Dáil and Seanad aren’t sitting doesn’t mean work won’t be done. The next few weeks will see selection conventions held by all parties across the country, Labour have already had six, and some other party candidates are either declaring their intentions or launching their election campaigns....
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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