Monday, October 22, 2018
Brendan O'Connor: An Taoiseach, mindfulness and the Politics of 'Likes' Leo Varadkar prefers new media to old media, but he should remember that he who lives by social media, dies by social media, says Brendan O'Connor LIKE IT, OR LUMP IT:...
Zimbabwe opposition refuses to accept result Riot police enter the Bronte hotel, where a press conference by Nelson Chamisa was to take place, in Harare. Photo: AP/Jerome Delay Zimbabwe faced further uncertainty yesterday as its opposition leader refused to recognise Emmerson...
Miggledy is right - betting apps are a bloody scourge Dismayed: Michael D Higgins has voiced concern over gambling apps If I'm perfectly honest, I don't have a lot of time for our President's brand of politics. He seems a man stuck...

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Varadkar family has a history of facing down British Empire New book reveals how Taoiseach's two uncles were jailed during India's fight for independence, writes Philip Ryan Taoiseach Leo Varadkar. Photo: Steve Humphreys The Indian Independence Act was officially signed into law...
Cave rescue boys end stay at Buddist temple The youngsters dedicated their stay to the diver who died during the mission to save them. Members of the Thai football team rescued after almost three weeks in a cave pray during a...
Presidential candidate Gavin Duffy received €10,000 from former Taoiseach Enda Kenny for PR services Presidential candidate Gavin Duffy addressing the Waterford city council. Photo: Patrick Browne PRESIDENTIAL hopeful Gavin Duffy was paid €10,000 for public relations services he provided to former...
North Korea hits back at US over sanctions enforcement Washington’s Secretary of State Mike Pompeo had met his counterpart from Pyongyang in person at a summit in Singapore. US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, left, greets North Korea’s foreign minister Ri...

Opinion Comment

Breastfeeding: Why are we squandering a natural resource that benefits us all? There is something wrong when you have to bring in nappies but formula is given out free The theme of this year's World Breastfeeding Week is Breastfeeding: Foundation for...
Ross turns on FG as 'granny grant' tension escalates Transport minister's broadside sparks renewed election budget fears Shane Ross Transport Minister Shane Ross has sharply criticised Government partners Fine Gael and senior State officials for attacking his demand that grandparents receive a...
Presidential hopeful's links with FF TD only revealed after questioning Gavin Duffy (Niall Carson/PA) Presidential hopeful Gavin Duffy only revealed details of his business relationship with a Fianna Fáil TD after he was questioned by the Irish Independent. This newspaper sent queries...

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