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What is so dangerous about Paul Murphy?

What is so dangerous about Paul Murphy?

To Middle Ireland, he’s the bogeyman of the extreme left. But to his growing support base, Paul Murphy is someone who’s telling the truth about late capitalism and its effects on modern society

Profile of Jacob Rees-Mogg: Brexit's posh pin-up

Profile of Jacob Rees-Mogg: Brexit's posh pin-up

A late convert to social media, Rees-Mogg has proved quite a hit, gaining thousands of followers on his Instagram feed

Howlin: ‘Kelly’s ambition is a very fine trait, but I’m going nowhere’

Howlin: ‘Kelly’s ambition is a very fine trait, but I’m going nowhere’

Labour Party leader Brendan Howlin says that while Alan Kelly is fully entitled to set his stall out for the future, he himself has no plans to step down from the top job just yet

Climate change action 'a marathon and not a sprint'

Climate change action 'a marathon and not a sprint'

Coastal flooding, unsustainable greenhouse gas emissions and the stalled national broadband plan are just some of the issues facing Minister for Climate Action Denis Naughten

Profile Micheál Martin: The running man

Profile Micheál Martin: The running man

A very maverick minister

A very maverick minister

‘I was always a messer in school, that’s my nature. But it doesn’t mean I am not deadly serious about my portfolio,’ Minister of State for Disability Issues Finian McGrath tells Hugh O’Connell, Political Correspondent

No need for a veto on border, says Coveney

No need for a veto on border, says Coveney

Simon Coveney talks about his relationship with the Taoiseach, his certainty that there will be no backing down on preventing the return of a Northern border, and his reasons for defending Frances Fitzgerald

Profile Frances Fitzgerald: A failure of email intuition?

Profile Frances Fitzgerald: A failure of email intuition?

The emergence of an email from two years ago has plunged the Tánaiste and the government into crisis

Welfare at work

Welfare at work

In an extensive interview with The Sunday Business Post, Minister for Employment Affairs and Social Protection Regina Doherty discusses the pensions time bomb, naming and shaming welfare fraudsters, and political rivalry

The radical moderate

The radical moderate

He’s just delivered his maiden budget as finance minister. In this major interview, Paschal Donohoe talks tax, housing and political philosophy

British ambassador: Ireland should prepare for hard Brexit

British ambassador: Ireland should prepare for hard Brexit

Robin Barnett advises having a ‘contingency’ plan, and says Britain wants ‘frictionless’ border

Verhofstadt: We’ll give Ireland Brexit cash

Verhofstadt: We’ll give Ireland Brexit cash

In his only newspaper interview during his visit here, the European Parliament’s chief Brexit co-ordinator speaks of the negative impact on Ireland if the Brexit agreement ‘is not well done’

Creed's focus on farmers at sterling risk

Creed's focus on farmers at sterling risk

The agriculture minister feels he should have no trouble making the farmers’ case in the budget because the new Taoiseach appreciates the huge importance of the sector

Nikki Haley profile: UNstoppable?

Nikki Haley profile: UNstoppable?

The third of four children born to Indian Sikh immigrants, her parents arrived in the US with just $8

The party animal

The party animal

Once a fierce critic of Fianna Fáil, Wicklow TD Stephen Donnelly has now embraced his new party with the zeal of a convert