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Election 2016: Leaders' debate does little to change the big picture

Election 2016: Leaders' debate does little to change the big picture

The election campaign remains deadlocked with no apparent alternative government in sight

Greek crisis: The battle of the bailout boys

Greek crisis: The battle of the bailout boys

Ireland is emerging as Greece’s harshest critic. But why?

The Denis factor

The Denis factor

Why do Enda Kenny and Fine Gael jump out of their skin at the mere mention of anything to do with the richest man in the country?

Lack of purpose and direction

Lack of purpose and direction

Fianna Fáil’s rage might be directed at its most recent defector, but a bigger worry for the party must be its own lack of purpose and direction

‘Gay bounce’ signals modest progress for the coalition

‘Gay bounce’ signals modest progress for the coalition

Could the fillip that the government has gained from the referendum result open the door to an early general election?

Averil Power's resignation puts spotlight back on FF

Averil Power's resignation puts spotlight back on FF

Dismay for government as support falls away again

Dismay for government as support falls away again

The marriage referendum is tightening, but the Yes side still enjoys a big lead. Meanwhile, Sinn Féin remains the coming force in Irish politics

Everyone has a stake in Greece’s debt showdown

Everyone has a stake in Greece’s debt showdown

Greece’s new government is facing a battle with Europe – and Ireland is siding with the latter