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Why Congress isn’t working remotely due to COVID-19

As COVID-19 forces much of America to work from home, the United States Congress — whose 535 members have an average age of 60 — is still operating from Capitol Hill. Why this population (deemed high-risk to the coronavirus) isn’t...

Biden stages a Super Tuesday comeback as Sanders fights for the rest in the West

In a newly narrowed four-way contest, Super Tuesday’s broad delegate pool enticed Democratic primary contenders with race’s biggest prizes yet. Fourteen states voted in Tuesday’s primaries, with the key states of Texas and California alone accounting for a combined...

Willie O'Dea dismisses claims he was not fully behind running mate

Perennial poll topper Willie O'Dea has dismissed claims in local media that he was not fully behind his running mate on the Fianna Fáil ticket, Cllr James Collins. "That's absolutely false. We are a strong united team and out to...

Elizabeth Warren accuses Bernie Sanders of calling her a liar in Iowa debate

Elizabeth Warren accused Bernie Sanders of calling her a liar before a national television audience during a post-debate exchange in which she refused to shake his outstretched hand, according to audio released by CNN. The Democratic presidential rivals are both progressives who...

Government “using Constitution as excuse” to block housing reform – Sen. Colette Kelleher

PRESS RELEASE   Tuesday, 3rd September 2019 Government “using Constitution as excuse” to block housing reform – Sen. Colette Kelleher Over the past three years, the Government has repeatedly cited concerns about constitutional...

Senator Lynn Ruane raises issue concerning local women’s refuge in Seanad

Independent Senator Lynn Ruane has questioned South Dublin County Council's decision to withdraw funding for the purchase of a house to be used by Saoirse Women's Refuge. Senator Ruane was speaking in the Seanad on Tuesday about a recent case where the...

Dublin Senator says UK must have second Brexit referendum

A second referendum to allow British people have their say on any final Brexit deal, as advocated by the London Mayor, could prove crucial for Ireland, a Fine Gael Senator has said. Senator Neale Richmond believes the call by Mayor...

Dublin Senator calls for VAT on sunbeds to be increased

Fine Gale Dublin Senator Catherine Noone has called for an increase in the VAT on sunbeds due to their classification as carcinogenic to humans. With decades of research from various different organisations finding that deliberate sunbed exposure to ultraviolet radiation (UVR) for...

Reilly says new Bill will give over 60,000 families greater certainty around autism supports

A Fine Gael Bill would see over 60,000 families benefit from greater supports for children with autism. The Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) Bill calls for a Government strategy to be published on how to address the needs of people with...

Ireland leaving the EU is “idiotic notion”

Ireland should not just be part of the EU but should be at the heart of the EU. That's according to Fine Gael Senator and Government spokesman on EU Affairs, Neale Richmond, who stated that the notion of Ireland leaving...
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