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Tom Ryan: GAA 'very quickly' decided against playing behind closed doors

GAA director general Tom Ryan has confirmed the organisation considered playing Allianz League games behind closed doors but opted against it as it would have been an “out of touch” move. Speaking to GAA.ie today, Ryan explained that going...

Taoiseach to attend rally against violence in Drogheda

A public rally against violence in Drogheda will take place later today. The rally is being held following the murder of 17-year-old Keane Mulready-Woods. His killing is believed to be connected to an ongoing feud in the town. Taoiseach Leo Vardakar will...

Today we began to see the colour of each party’s money

For nine days the Election 2020 campaign has been characterised by a daily trickle of promises from political parties. Today, Day 10 of the campaign, we began to see the colour of each party's money. Starting with the Fianna Fáil manifesto launch this...

Varadkar discusses Fine Gael’s pledges in interview

Bryan Dobson was joined in studio by Fine Gael leader Leo Varadkar for the first in a series of interviews with party leaders ahead of the General Election. Leo Varadkar began his interview by paying tribute to Northern Ireland's former deputy...

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...

Pension age increase continues to cause controversy

There is a real sense of déjà vu about it. The pensions and perks of politicians are always a lightning rod for public anger, particularly when they are held up as a comparison to how others are treated. On Monday, we...

No room for Mary Lou as Varadkar and Martin set to face off in Virgin Media debate

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar and Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin go head-to-head in a pre-election debate this Wednesday - but there will be no place for Sinn Féin leader Mary Lou McDonald on the stage. Virgin Media announced two debates that...

Apple CEO Tim Cook receives IDA Ireland Special Recognition Award from Taoiseach

Apple CEO Tim Cook described Ireland as the company's "second home" as he received IDA Ireland’s inaugural ‘Special Recognition Award’ from Taoiseach Leo Varadkar. He received the award at a ceremony that was attended by 1,000 people consisting of of...

Poll: Majority would rather see Micheál Martin as Taoiseach than Leo Varadkar

With less than three weeks until the General Election, a new poll has shown that Irish people would prefer Micheál Martin as Taoiseach than Leo Varadkar. PR360’s ‘2020 Leader’ series tracks the public's attitude to the leaders of Fianna Fáil...

Govt failing to keep communities safe, Soc Dems claim

The Government has been accused of failing to provide the resources needed to protect communities from gangland crime. The Social Democrats say the shocking events in Drogheda and Dublin this week highlight the failures of not investing in community policing. googletag.cmd.push(function()...
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