sinn féin

Seamus Mallon: Gone gently into the good night

In the final week of September 2019, a month after his 83rd birthday, Seamus Mallon agreed to feature at the annual Arts Festival in Clifden, Co Galway. The Saturday morning event was scheduled for the custom-built theatre in the...

Parties focus on education, climate, mental health

Campaigning in the General Election continues with political parties focusing on education, climate action, online safety and mental health. Fianna Fáil has promised a freeze of third level fees as well as hiring more primary school teachers to bring the number of...

Micheál Martin rules out ‘grand coalition’ with Fine Gael

Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin has ruled out a "grand coalition" with Fine Gael. Speaking in Dublin, Mr Martin said: "People want change, they want Fine Gael out of office. "Fine Gael need to come out of government, they have been...

Best of frenemies: Campaign focus on grand coalition

Leo Varadkar joined a "circle of gratitude" in the meditation room of Castleknock Community School as he remained on the more comfortable territory of his home patch. Asked what he was grateful for, he referred to a letter written by...

Will 8 February be Independent’s Day?

The role of Independent TDs in the last administration was critical to its survival, but a number of them from the 32nd Dáil are now not running in this race. So will their influence be as strong in the lower...

‘Very high’ last minute voter registration in Dublin city

Last minute voter registration has been "very high" in the Dublin City area according to officials. Deirdre Ní Raghallaigh senior executive officer with the city council said it expects to add around 14,000 through the supplementary register for the five...

Slight increase in women candidates for General Election

Just over 30% of candidates in the General Election are women, just slightly higher than the 2016 figure. At the close of nominations yesterday there were 531 candidates in the race, of which 162 are women. The Chief Executive of the...

Varadkar and Martin clash in first TV leaders’ debate

Fine Gael leader Leo Varadkar and Micheál Martin of Fianna Fáil have clashed on several issues in the first leaders' debate of the 2020 General Election campaign. Health, housing, crime, drugs and the issue of pensions were among the main topics discussed...

As it happened: Varadkar, Martin face off in TV debate

Fine Gael leader Leo Varadkar and Fianna Fáil's Micheál Martin clashed over health, housing, pensions and sharing power with Sinn Féin in tonight's leaders' debate on Virgin Media Television. http://www.rte.ietrue/

Gould: Just half of promised community garda posts filled

A Cork North Central general election candidate claims just half of a batch of 20 new community gardaí positions promised last year have been filled. Sinn Féin’s Tommy Gould made the claim on 96FM’s Opinion Line before an on-air...
- Advertisement -

Latest News

Otto Sonnenholzner, the unexpected leader of the coronavirus crisis in Ecuador

In the absence of the President of Ecuador, Lenin Moreno, who due to his age (67 years) is within...
- Advertisement -

Fiorentina players who tested positive for COVID-19 are cured

The Argentine defender, Germán Pezzella, the Italian striker, Patrick Cutrone and the Serbian attacker, Dusan Vlahovic, have tested negative in recent tests carried out...

"Adopt a grandfather", the campaign against loneliness in Portugal amid the coronavirus

A new project seeks to “pair” young people with the elderly through telephone contact to help the latter cope with their loneliness during confinement...

WF-1000XM3: this is Sony's noise-canceling wireless headphones

When they want to steal your money with social engineering Technology Apr 3, 2020

Apple designs face shields for healthcare workers

The first shipment was delivered to a Santa Clara, California hospital last week. As the company explained, the protectors are adjustable and assemble in...