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'The paradox of Martin McGuinness'

'The paradox of Martin McGuinness'

Even those opposed to him had a grudging respect for his abilities, writes Hugh O'Connell

'Enda must address departure issue soon or the knives will be back out'

'Enda must address departure issue soon or the knives will be back out'

Kenny comments set off FG nerves, writes Hugh O'Connell

Mary Regan: Enda Kenny's long goodbye

Mary Regan: Enda Kenny's long goodbye

Welcome home, Taoiseach. Now when, exactly, do you plan to step down?

PAC reports sheds new light on incomplete Project Eagle jigsaw

PAC reports sheds new light on incomplete Project Eagle jigsaw

The fundamentals are quite simple - the problem is how the deal was done, writes Hugh O'Connell

Referendum on voting rights for Irish abroad should take place now

Referendum on voting rights for Irish abroad should take place now

Does the pace of change really have to be this slow?, asks Michael Brennan

Hugh O'Connell: Secret analysis gives Coveney edge on Varadkar among FG members

Hugh O'Connell: Secret analysis gives Coveney edge on Varadkar among FG members

Number crunching of Red C Poll by Coveney camp gives early clue to level of support for leadership frontrunners

Mary Regan: Irish Water fiasco could drown Fianna Fáil

Mary Regan: Irish Water fiasco could drown Fianna Fáil

The party must choose between its current populist stance and a fiscally responsible one – and might lose out either way

Emergency Sessions: Russian connection threatens to unseat Trump appointment

Emergency Sessions: Russian connection threatens to unseat Trump appointment

Donald Trump’s new attorney general is facing calls to step down over his ties with Russia

The beauty queens, the mansions and the secret meetings: Trump’s tangled Russian web

The beauty queens, the mansions and the secret meetings: Trump’s tangled Russian web

Trump has assiduously courted Russian oligarchs with a view to going into business with them

Michael Brennan: Charleton sets no-nonsense tone for Garda inquiry

Michael Brennan: Charleton sets no-nonsense tone for Garda inquiry

“Ní féidir an dubh a chur ina gheal, ach seal" is the seanfhocail that will guide Judge Peter Charleton's thinking...

'If Kenny has a long goodbye it could damage Varadkar'

'If Kenny has a long goodbye it could damage Varadkar'

The Taoiseach has put the pretenders back in their box, but they are wasting no time organising and preparing

Mary Regan: Enda Kenny may have strengthened his position in Fine Gael

Mary Regan: Enda Kenny may have strengthened his position in Fine Gael

Out in the nick of time - but when? His moves ensure a more dignified departure - yet again he has done it his way

Sinn Féin support jumps five points in latest poll

Sinn Féin support jumps five points in latest poll

With Fine Gael tying itself up in knots and Fianna Fáil propping them up, Sinn Féin come out the clear winners

Hugh O'Connell: 'The message was clear - I’m going, but on my own terms'

Hugh O'Connell: 'The message was clear - I’m going, but on my own terms'

There were no dates, no timelines, but enough to settle the matter in the short-term

Mary Regan: 'Kenny to tell would-be successors - put up or shut up'

Mary Regan: 'Kenny to tell would-be successors - put up or shut up'

How Varadkar and Coveney respond to tonight’s statement could be crucial in the leadership race