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Politics - Today’s News

Theresa May is heading north for a Scottish independence showdown with Nicola Sturgeon

It comes as the British PM prepares to rigger Article 50.

The DUP didn't show up, Sinn Féin say they didn't walk out. What happens now?

The two largest parties in the North are pointing the finger at each other, after talks broke down.

Political parties are piling in on Garda Commissioner Nóirín O'Sullivan

Sinn Fein is to publish a motion of no confidence today.

Trump taps his son-in-law to run government like a business

“The government should be run like a great American company.”

Stag and hen parties using short-term lets in Dublin are draining units off the rental market

Senator Kevin Humphreys says a growing number of apartment block dwellers are experiencing problems with units being let on renting websites such as AirBnb.

Politics - Yesterday’s News

Hostility between White House and press makes reporters dogged for the truth

While in Washington attending the St Patrick’s Day White House celebrations TheJournal.ie paid a visit to reporters in the press briefing room.

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Here's What Happened Today: Sunday

Captain Mark Duffy’s body recovered, talks in the North collapse and a US nightclub shooting had people talking today.

Talks in Northern Ireland collapse less than 24 hours before deadline

Sinn Féin leader Michelle O’Neill said that negotiations had “come to the end of the road”.

Mícheál Martin withdraws party support for Nóirín O'Sullivan

Fianna Fáil withdraw their support for the Garda Commissioner Nóiríon O’Sullivan.

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The government wants to open up Ireland's exclusive fishing boundaries - and Senators aren't happy

Seanad members have been debating an amendment to the Sea Fisheries Bill.

Politics - Saturday 25 March, 2017

There's a small bit of good news for Labour in the latest opinion poll

The independents also do well in the latest Red C-Sunday Business Post survey.

People are saying this is the 'worst 100 days' of any presidency

The healthcare fiasco is just the latest in a string of defeats for President Trump.

'It is inevitable we will identify more examples of bad practice': Garda Commissioner

Enda Kenny earlier reiterated his confidence in Garda Commissioner Nóirín O’Sullivan.

London attacker: What we know so far about Khalid Masood

Former schoolmates said he had been a popular student and a “happy-go-lucky” character.

'Job done': UKIP's only MP has quit the party

“I will leave UKIP amicably, cheerfully and in the knowledge that we won.”

Politics - Friday 24 March, 2017

Bill Clinton dropped in to say hello to Enda Kenny today

Clinton was also spotted shopping in Dublin’s city centre.

Trump forced to withdraw Obamacare replacement in major political defeat

House Republicans indicated the vote would lose.

'No one believes An Garda Síochana': Calls for shake-up to garda management

The Policing Authority is to examine the full facts of how and why two massive garda admin errors occurred.

'My Daffodil Day pin is not a political statement or offensive'

TD Mattie McGrath was asked to remove the Daffodil Day pin in the Dáil.

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'A monumental cock-up': HSE boss admits Grace case worker still in public service and on a full pension

The Director General of the HSE was before an Oireachtas committee yesterday to correct the record.

Trump to Republicans: Pass health care bill today or I'm moving on

The American Health Care Act has faced trouble passing through Congress.

Love and respect as Martin McGuinness made his final journey through the town that loved him so well

Derry was brought to a standstill by the funeral of one its most important sons.

The Bus Éireann strike begins today - here's how to get around

A nationwide indefinite strike begins from midnight tonight.

Politics - Thursday 23 March, 2017

Wikileaks releases CIA hacks of Apple devices (that users can't undo)

Security experts say the exploits are plausible, but suggest they pose little threat to typical users as they require physical access to devices.

Trump's pick for top judge has set US politicians on a collision course

A Supreme Court seat has been open for more than 13 months, since the death of Justice Antonin Scalia.

Indian politician admits hitting air steward 25 times with slipper

Indian media reports said the MP claimed he had a business class ticket but that Air India put him in an economy seat.

'Ireland lost a hero. Derry lost a son' - Adams gives graveside oration for McGuinness

The funeral of the former Northern Ireland Deputy First Minister took place in his native Derry this afternoon.

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'He expanded the definition of us': Clinton's tribute to McGuinness, as thousands pay respects

The former US President drew laughter from the crowd as he paid tribute to McGuinness.

Security at Dáil far less stringent than at other national parliaments - Varadkar

The social protection minister said there is a possibility that somebody could carry out an act of violence in the Irish parliament.

Applause for Taoiseach as Clinton says 'thank you' for raising immigration with Trump

“As an American I have to say a special word of thanks to the sitting Taoiseach,” Clinton said.

The 5 at 5: Thursday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

'You're trying to shut down discussion': Dáil suspended after Bríd Smith raises Halawa case

The Ceann Comhairle said her contribution was not relevant to the current session.

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Islamic State claims responsibility for the Westminster attack

Britain will not raise its terror threat level after the attack.

'6.6% unemployment - that's my performance': Mary Mitchell O'Connor hits back at critics

The Jobs Minister has come under fire with signs of discontent among her staff.

Fancy wearing the blue? The Garda Reserve is taking on 300 more recruits

It’s part of a plan to increase the size of both the reserve and regular garda forces.

Politics - Wednesday 22 March, 2017

Eurogroup chief under fire for saying southern Europeans 'spent their money on drinks and women'

Jeroen Dijsselbloem had said: “I can’t spend all my money on drinks and women and then ask for help.”

'He goes to his grave having shown no remorse': Criticisms in Stormont on McGuinness's legacy

DUP leader Arlene Foster had somewhat kinder words for her former deputy minister.

Here's What Happened Today: Wednesday

A deadly terrorist attack in central London seized headlines today.

'Silence from the rebels' as Kenny talks to Fine Gael TDs about his future

Kenny’s statements to the party are thought to have gone down well, according to sources.

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