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Politics - Today’s News

DART pilot project to reduce advance notice for disabled passengers from 24 to four hours

Shane Ross has said the 24-hour travel notice period disabled passengers must give Irish Rail is ‘unacceptable’.

Eighth Committee: 'I don’t judge or criticise women, I fully understand the fear that creeps in' As It Happened This post contains videos

Eighth Committee: 'I don’t judge or criticise women, I fully understand the fear that creeps in'

Representatives from the British Pregnancy Advisory Service and support group One Day More are addressing the Eighth Amendment Committee today.

'What right do we have to tell a dying person they should continue to live in pain'

Prominent Right to Die with Dignity campaigner Tom Curran appeared before the Joint Committee on Justice and Equality today.

'I don't want to jump queues': Thousands waiting up to 4 years for cataract surgery

The eye condition causes a person’s vision to become impaired, and is the leading cause of blindness in the world.

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Leo Varadkar suggests consultants should 'clock in' to ensure they're at work

His comments were in response to an RTÉ Investigates programme which revealed that one consultant left his work at a public hospital to treat private patients at a different hospital.

'She may not have thrown McCabe to the wolves but she allowed them free rein'

Frances Fitzgerald is under pressure today over questions about a ‘forgotten email’.

Independent Alliance won't be travelling to North Korea

Minister of State John Halligan has had a briefing with the Department of Foreign Affairs about the situation.

Former NI minister says Donegal would be better off in the United Kingdom

The former deputy leader of the Ulster Unionist Party said Donegal “really is the hinterland of Northern Ireland”.

Poll: Should Frances Fitzgerald resign over the 'forgotten' McCabe email? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should Frances Fitzgerald resign over the 'forgotten' McCabe email?

It has been the 24 hours from hell for the former Minister for Justice.

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'It's not enough to say she can't remember': Frances Fitzgerald under pressure in McCabe email row

Tánaiste and former Justice Minister Frances Fitzgerald has come under fire over how much she knew.

Politics - Yesterday’s News

Asylum seekers may only be allowed to work in certain jobs

In May, the Supreme Court said the ban on asylum seekers working was unconstitutional.

Frances Fitzgerald sends TDs email at centre of Maurice McCabe row

“How could the minister receive such an email and read it and forget that she read it?,” Paul Murphy asked.

Trump pardons Thanksgiving turkeys and jokes that Obama's turkeys are also safe from the chop Get Stuffed This post contains videos

'Every death is one too many': Vigil held in memory of 14 cyclists who've died on Irish roads this year

“Historically, I don’t think the government has taken cycling seriously as a mode of transport.”

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Arlene Foster says Sinn Féin's 'glorification of terrorism' isn't helpful Stumbling Blocks This post contains videos

Arlene Foster says Sinn Féin's 'glorification of terrorism' isn't helpful

Gerry Adams rejected the assertion of the DUP leader.

Jubilant scenes as Robert Mugabe resigns as president of Zimbabwe

The news comes in the wake of an debate in the country’s parliament regarding the impeachment of the 93-year-old ruler.

Government insists it had no 'hand, act or part' in McCabe legal strategy as questions mount

The Taoiseach and Tánaiste have addressed the mounting controversy this afternoon.

Markievicz exhibit among celebration of 100 years since women's right to vote

Republican leader Markievicz will also be celebrated in the UK as the first woman elected to the UK House of Commons.

Presenter Sarah McInerney is leaving Newstalk

Her colleague Chris Donoghue announced that he would be leaving the station on Saturday.

'How in the name of God did this happen?': Government under fresh pressure over McCabe timeline

The government is under pressure to disclose what it knew about plans to discredit the whistleblower.

Politics - Monday 20 November, 2017

Ireland and the EU were standing side-by-side in making Brexit demands on the UK today

Michel Barnier, however, says the UK will be rewarded if it makes progress.

Army appeals for calm as Mugabe faces impeachment test in Zimbabwe

Mugabe seemed to brush aside the turmoil — blithely declaring he would chair a top-level meeting of the party.

Fifteen years after Bush's 'axis of evil', Trump puts North Korea back on US terror list State Sponsor Of Terror This post contains videos

Fifteen years after Bush's 'axis of evil', Trump puts North Korea back on US terror list

The US President has designated the country as a state sponsor of terrorism.

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Angela Merkel looked a dead cert to lead Germany again but she's now fighting for her political life

“As chancellor… I will do everything to ensure that this country comes out well through this difficult time.”

'Walking home, I'll be called a gorilla or a monkey' - Teenager meets Taoiseach to discuss racism

Joella Dhlamini lives in Drogheda having moved from South Africa.

'Perhaps that wasn't the question': Taoiseach may have misunderstood homelessness question

In the past week the government claimed that the context of a question on homelessness was left out – it wasn’t.

Over to you: What do you think of the state of Dublin?

You tell us what you want to ask seven Dublin city councillors this week – and we’ll grill them for you.

New Zealand Prime Minister says story that Trump mistook her for Trudeau's wife is 'muddled'

It comes after Ardern recalled another Trump anecdote from the Manila summit.

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'Imagine getting rape threats when you open an app': The toll of online abuse on women

Women in eight different countries reported feeling anxious, less confident and unable to sleep after receiving abuse online.

Two of Mary Lou's potential rivals have ruled themselves out of the SF leadership race

Who will take over from Gerry Adams? It won’t be Michelle O’Neill or Pearse Doherty.

Politics - Sunday 19 November, 2017

Controversial Cork seaweed harvesting project close to getting final green light

Tralee-based company BioAtlantis wants to harvest Bantry’s kelp for bioengineering purposes.

Young mothers queuing for handouts of nappies is the new normal for a Dublin charity

The Capuchin Day Centre in Dublin is a busy place every morning.

Politics - Saturday 18 November, 2017

Gerry Adams announces he is to step down as Sinn Féín president next year

Adams will not stand for election in the next Dáíl either.

Martin says government surprised by scale of anger levelled against them this week

Martin said Fine Gael faced backlash from the people over homelessness comments.

No free vote for Sinn Féin TDs and senators on abortion

The party voted to reaffirm their position to repeal the Eighth Amendment.

'Some people join the Sinn Féin party for the wrong reasons'

Chairperson Declan Kearney today defended the party’s ethical record.

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Thousands of protesters turn out in Zimbabwe calling for resignation of Robert Mugabe

The marches will cap an unprecedented week in which generals seized power and put Mugabe under house arrest.

The UK Sun lashes out at Leo Varadkar, says he should 'shut his gob on Brexit and grow up'

The Sun’s editorial comment came following strong words from Varadkar at a European Union summit in Sweden yesterday.

Broadcaster Chris Donoghue to leave Newstalk for government job alongside Simon Coveney

Donoghue has been a member of the Newstalk roster for 14 years, and was appointed as group political editor for Communicorp less than three months ago.

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