Micheál Martin’s eyes still firmly on the prize
Martin says that the real problems facing this country are not being adequately addressed, and he wants to change that
Micheál Martin spent the first five years of his Fianna Fáil leadership being told he’d never emulate all of his predecessors and become taoiseach. Now he’s hearing that the next election, whenever that may be, will be his last shot at occupying that office.
“Well, it’s a much better position than what ye were giving me before the last election,” he says with a hearty laugh. “We’ve...
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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