AIB and Ulster Bank customers 'should have wages by now'
Some employees including gardaA , teachers and other public sector workers did not receive their wages as usual this morning because of a problem at Bank of Ireland.
Wed Aug 27, 2014
Mon Aug 25, 2014
Cuts to USC 'on the table' as budget talks step up a gear
Simon Harris, TD, Minister of State admires a bronze bust, of Senator, Edward M Kennedy at the presentation to the Edward M Kennedy Institute for Conflict Intervention at NUI Maynooth with a bronze representation of the Senator.
O'Dea and Quinlivan to bed down in Limerick 'sleep out'
DEPUTY WILLIE O'Dea and councillor Maurice Quinlivan aren't exactly political bedfellows, but they'll soon be a having political threesome of sorts - with the Fine Gael mayor of the city - as all three men have joined forces to 'sleep out' to support the Simon Community.
Sun Aug 24, 2014
Lack of students choosing languages
Fine Gael Louth Senator and Seanad spokesperson on education, Jim D'Arcy has called on students choosing subjects for the Leaving Cert to consider languages.
Sat Aug 23, 2014
Fine Gael needs to regain its comfort-food role
It might appear strange that, even as he continues to rule with a record majority and juggle with the possibility of becoming the President of the EU Council, we can actually ask where has it all gone wrong, Enda.
Thu Aug 21, 2014
Galwegians must take opportunity to help shape nursing home standards
"Horrific" cases involving the abuse of elderly and vulnerable residents in some Irish nursing homes over the years have hammered home to families the importance of speaking out if concerns arise, according to the former chairperson of the HSE's regional health forum, Galway Cllr Padraig Conneely.
Wed Aug 20, 2014
Tesco won't sell Irish North South beef
Tesco in the UK has refused to sell beef from cattle born in the Republic of Ireland, but raised in the North, citing customer confusion over labelling as the reason behind its decision.
Lucinda Creighton: Fine Gael will suffer major losses in next general election
A former Fine Gael member has spoken of the flaws in the party that will result in its failure at next year's election.
Tue Aug 19, 2014
So who's Irish is good enough to become a Minister of State for the Gaeltacht?
Mr Adams and party colleague Peadar Toibin TD are using the subsidised tuition service which is also available to civil servants and political staff in Leinster House.
Sun Aug 17, 2014
Burton must play hard ball with FG, says Labour TD after party's poll bounce
TANAISTE Joan Burton must now "play hard ball" with Fine Gael after the party recorded an impressive bounce in public support, Labour figures believe.
Mandarins tuck into 'Munchies' a at meetings
Government ministers and senior civil servants are regularly at loggerheads over how the country's dwindling finances are best spent, but when it comes to budgeting for tea and sandwiches it is clear the mandarins come out on top.
Sat Aug 16, 2014
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New leader doubles support for Irish junior government party - poll
Support for the junior party in Ireland's coalition government has doubled following its election of a new leader, an opinion poll showed on Saturday.
Thu Aug 14, 2014
Paschal Donohoe denies charges he is 'anti-union'
TRANSPORT Minister Paschal Donohoe has denied that his stance in the ongoing Irish Rail dispute is "anti-union", and is pleading with all parties involved in the process to ensure the proposed four days of strike action don't go ahead.
Tue Aug 12, 2014
Not all bankers to blame for collapse, says Bruton
FORMER Taoiseach John a Bruton has claimed some bankers have been treated like "scapegoats" over their role in the economic collapse.
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Ireland: 'We need a different type of politics'
Eoin O'Broin is an activist with Irish republic party Sinn Fein. He is on the South Dublin County Council and is also a member the party's Ard Comhairle .
Mon Aug 11, 2014
ECB told to listen to all countries after automatic voting rights loss
The European Central Bank is being urged to ensure the voice of every country is heard when decisions are taken after Ireland loses its automatic voting rights at the bank's Governing Council.
Sun Aug 10, 2014
John Bruton is a 'entitled' to official trade trips
FORMER Taoiseach John Bruton is entitled to attend trade missions and similar events overseas that are hosted and funded by the Government in his role as a lobbyist for the financial services sector.
Sat Aug 09, 2014
Irish hospitals are set to treat Gaza war wounded
Palestinian paramedics look after injured protesters during clashes with Israeli security forces following a demonstration in support of Gaza after Friday prayers at the Hawara checkpoint, east of the West Bank city of Nablus FINE Gael TD and Chairman of the Oireachtas Foreign Affairs Committee Pat Breen has urged the Government to allow ... (more)
Joanne's globe-trotting for Mayo
In March, the local authority in Taoiseach Enda Kenny's home county spent a 2,690 sending a group of five led by county manager Peter Hynes to New York.