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Sinn Féin U-turn no confidence vote

February 1, 2023

Sinn Féin u-turned on their call for a vote of no-confidence of Minister for Public Expenditure, Paschal Donohoe, last week after the party had to correct their 2020 election expenses again.


Student nurses to receive pandemic recognition payment

February 2, 2022

Leo Varadkar announced, towards the end of last month, that all frontline health and ambulance workers are eligible for the tax-free €1000 payment. Student nurses and midwives are included in the cohort who are eligible


Goodbye Trump, is it goodbye SNL?

November 25, 2020

During the Trump-era, ‘Saturday Night Live’  (SNL) got a shot of cultural relevance through its comedic take on the first family. But now entering a post-Trump era, the show is going to need to come up with new material to hang onto its American liberal audience.

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Seán Gallagher: Presidential Candidate

October 17, 2018

Gallagher was leading in the polls in 2011 until the “Tweetgate” controversy where Pat Kenny read out a tweet which alleged Gallagher had financially corrupt involvement with Fianna Fáil. 


Gavin Duffy: Presidential Candidate

October 17, 2018

In The run up to the presidential election, candidate Gavin Duffy has said he is “mellowing as a capitalist” and is more open to social policies. 


Irexit: The next political movement?

February 21, 2018

Brexit and Donald Trump’s presidential campaign were broadly viewed as a sort of populist uprising against the political establishment. 


President Higgins calls on EU to embrace diversity

February 7, 2018

The President of Ireland, Michael D. Higgins, said that the EU needs to embrace diversity and promote social cohesion. Speaking at the launch of the DCU Brexit Institute, the keynote speech by Mr Higgins focused


Budget 2018: Rent allowance increases

October 11, 2017

Rent allowance will increase by €149m next year in order to accommodate over 17,000 more homes, said Minister for Finance Paschal O’ Donoghue.