Zappone stays silent as pressure mounts on FG over appointment
The former TD has demonstrated in the past that she possesses political survival skills in abundance
Katherine Zappone may be Ireland’s new special envoy for freedom of expression, but she has so far expressed no opinion on the matter that has caused considerable comment over the past week – the unorthodox nature of her appointment.
It has embarrassed Simon Coveney, the Minister for Foreign Affairs, who is only recently back from his UN-related work in Kenya and Somalia. It has annoyed Taoiseach Micheál Martin, who was not told by...
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Susan O’Keeffe: Sinn Féin ready to turn the screw on weakened coalition
Expect to see the parliamentary party’s pace and tempo rise in this next Dáil session as its derives new confidence from being top of the polls
Department of the Taoiseach spent €16.9 million on Covid-19 public communications in 2020
There were 35 information campaigns funded across radio stations, newspapers, social media and billboards last year