Tuesday, August 14, 2018
Heavy police presence as right-wing rally begins in Portland Patriot Prayer’s leader Joey Gibson is staging a rally in the liberal city, with anti-fascist demonstrators holding their own protest. Protesters line up in Portland (AP Photo/Manuel Valdes) A right-wing group and counter-protesters...
Gavin Duffy offloaded property portfolio to settle loans from string of purchases Presidential hopeful had interests in 15 buildings Above: presidential hopeful Gavin Duffy and his wife Orlaith Carmody during Ladies Day at the Galway Races this week. Photo: Mark Condren Presidential...
There's no future for Fianna Fail in the past If Eamon O Cuiv is the answer, then the Fianna Fail party must be asking itself the wrong questions DIVIDED PARTY: Galway West TD Eamon O Cuiv, pictured right with Micheal Martin,...
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...
Now the President takes on the bookies President Donald Trump speaks to a large crowd on August 2, 2018 at the Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza in Wilkes Barre, Pennsylvania. Picture: Getty When President Higgins told Darren Frehill on RTE...
Courage of Martin O'Donoghue Martin O’Donoghue Sir - The late Martin O'Donoghue (Obituaries, Sunday Independent, July 29) was a member of the Justice Kenny-led commission on the price of building land. The late Bobby Molloy (then minister for local government in...
Fight Like a Girl by Clementine Ford - Fun, frank and fearless feminist manifesto Non-fiction: Fight Like a Girl, Clementine Ford, OneWorld books, paperback, 304 pages, €18.20 Attack: Clementine Ford writes on the rape and murder of Irishwoman Jill Meagher, who...
Zimbabwe election result fails to banish old Mugabe demons Emmerson Mnangagwa. Photo: AP Zimbabwe's election was meant to be a moment of national transformation: a textbook exercise in tolerance and democracy to banish the demons of Robert Mugabe's brutal misrule. But a...

Opinion

Let's not give our economy another lash - it's time to slow things down The Government should be in surplus already, and not facing a health overshoot, writes Colm McCarthy Stock image If the Government really believes that economic growth will continue...
Duffy's circus: The power couple with eyes on the prize With their considerable communications ­savvy, Dragons' Den star Gavin Duffy and his wife Orlaith Carmody are sure to ­deliver a slick ­campaign to dethrone ­President Michael D ­Higgins. John Meagher...

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