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# politics - Wednesday 29 October, 2014

From TheJournal.ie This Irish-American could be the biggest obstacle to Hilary Clinton being US President Luck Of The Irish

This Irish-American could be the biggest obstacle to Hilary Clinton being US President

Martin O’Malley has again hinted that he may run for the Democratic nomination.

From TheJournal.ie Leo: It’s not that unusual that Irish Water is looking for your PPS number Irish Water

Leo: It’s not that unusual that Irish Water is looking for your PPS number

Earlier Alex White admitted the government “tried to bite off too much too quickly” with Irish Water.

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# politics - Sunday 26 October, 2014

From TheJournal.ie These are the best/worst US election attack ads ever Loan Sharknado

These are the best/worst US election attack ads ever

Politics is a nasty business, it seems.

# politics - Sunday 19 October, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Is Lucinda Creighton recruiting for a new party? Join Me

Is Lucinda Creighton recruiting for a new party?

She says not yet. Kind of.

# politics - Friday 17 October, 2014

From TheJournal.ie State of the Nation: Water, water everywhere (so let’s all have a drink) Dáil Talk

State of the Nation: Water, water everywhere (so let’s all have a drink)

Here’s everything you need to know about what’s happening in Irish politics right now…

# politics - Thursday 16 October, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Rebellious taxpayers and ‘testosterone-driven woohah’: What do female politicians make of the Budget? Budget Review

Rebellious taxpayers and ‘testosterone-driven woohah’: What do female politicians make of the Budget?

A panel of women politicians came together in Dublin this morning to discuss Budget 2015.

# politics - Sunday 12 October, 2014

From The Daily Edge 21 things Ireland does better than anywhere else in the world Great Little Country

21 things Ireland does better than anywhere else in the world

Best small country in the world.

From TheJournal.ie So, here’s what definitely WON’T be in Budget 2015… Ten Years On

# politics - Saturday 11 October, 2014

From TheJournal.ie New US ambassador to Ireland says he is the luckiest man in the United States New Man In Town

New US ambassador to Ireland says he is the luckiest man in the United States

Kevin O’Malley disagrees that it is merely the US laws that facilitates the ‘double Irish’ tax code.

From TheJournal.ie Who is Ireland’s most popular minister? Cabinet Approval

Who is Ireland’s most popular minister?

And least popular?

# politics - Sunday 5 October, 2014

From TheJournal.ie ‘Plain … but not horsefaced’ – the ideal 1960s female Garda Political Nostalgia

‘Plain … but not horsefaced’ – the ideal 1960s female Garda

One ingenious way around the marriage bar? Ban good looking female gardaí.

# politics - Saturday 27 September, 2014

From TheJournal.ie “Shafted? No”: 10 things we learned from Alan Shatter’s Late Late Show interview Gardagate

“Shafted? No”: 10 things we learned from Alan Shatter’s Late Late Show interview

The TD and former Minister said that resigning wasn’t a pleasant experience.

# politics - Wednesday 24 September, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Here’s What Happened Today: Wednesday News Fix

Here’s What Happened Today: Wednesday

Everybody’s talking about Islamic State attacks, huge cocaine seizure and John McNulty.

# politics - Tuesday 23 September, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Michael Noonan was told to scrap water charges in the Budget. Here’s how he took it… Tapped Out

Michael Noonan was told to scrap water charges in the Budget. Here’s how he took it…

The Finance Minister was upbeat in slapping down the suggestion.

# politics - Saturday 20 September, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Aaron McKenna: What are our coalition options after the next election? Friend Or Foe

Aaron McKenna: What are our coalition options after the next election?

Coalitions are the price of proportional systems such as ours: voters should have truthful information about potential alliances in order to make informed decisions.

# politics - Thursday 18 September, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Column: Boston Mayor’s ‘homecoming’ is mutually beneficial for both sides of the Atlantic Opinion

Column: Boston Mayor’s ‘homecoming’ is mutually beneficial for both sides of the Atlantic

This week, he’s coming back in a capacity he could only have dreamed of all those years ago, writes Larry Donnelly.

# politics - Sunday 14 September, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Back in time:  This ‘Pizza Delivery’ leaflet from the PDs is truly bizarre… Socialist And Mushroom

Back in time: This ‘Pizza Delivery’ leaflet from the PDs is truly bizarre…

You’d be a fool to consider buying a pizza from anybody else. Especially when the ‘alternatives’ have names like ‘Cheese and Sleaze’…

From TheJournal.ie Most people think the country is ‘generally on the right track’ Opinion Poll

# politics - Saturday 13 September, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Poll: If an election was held tomorrow, who would you vote for? Your Say This post contains a poll
From TheJournal.ie Column: An era has truly come to an end in Northern Ireland with the death of Ian Paisley Politics

Column: An era has truly come to an end in Northern Ireland with the death of Ian Paisley

Historically it is appropriate to remember that substantial figure has gone and it is worth just remembering his substantial contribution to our politics.

# politics - Friday 12 September, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Rob Ford withdraws from mayoral race with tumour, his brother takes over Doug Ford
From TheJournal.ie Ian Paisley in Pictures: From Neverman to Chuckle Brother Paisley Pictorial

Ian Paisley in Pictures: From Neverman to Chuckle Brother

A life on the frontline of Northern Ireland divisions.

# politics - Tuesday 9 September, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Splash! James Reilly does the Ice Bucket Challenge Icy Dip

Splash! James Reilly does the Ice Bucket Challenge

He took an icy shower near his constituency office in Swords.

# politics - Tuesday 26 August, 2014

Stuart Byrne column: €18k fine for Dundalk is extreme but a punishment was merited

The Lilywhites were sanctioned by the European governing body over the weekend.

# politics - Friday 22 August, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Could the UN Security Council do more to stop conflicts? United Nations

Could the UN Security Council do more to stop conflicts?

The body has faced criticism from the outgoing head of the UN’s human rights wing over its inability to stop conflict and save lives.

# politics - Thursday 21 August, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Albert Reynolds: A political life in pictures RIP This post contains images

Albert Reynolds: A political life in pictures

Politicians across the spectrum have been discussing the legacy Reynolds left behind.

# politics - Wednesday 20 August, 2014

From The Daily Edge ‘Barack Obama’ is running for office in Brazil Yup We Can

‘Barack Obama’ is running for office in Brazil

Anything for a few votes, eh?

# politics - Sunday 17 August, 2014

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Sunday The 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Sunday

Here’s everything you need to know as you start your day.

# politics - Monday 11 August, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Video: Would you eat meat from the offspring of clones? Send In The Clones

Video: Would you eat meat from the offspring of clones?

Good sense or Frankenfood? The issue is coming up for debate again in Europe.

# politics - Sunday 3 August, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Column: What would you ask Enda? Opinion This post contains a poll

Column: What would you ask Enda?

Voters should be allowed to question their political leaders in parliament, according to the UK’s Labour leader Ed Miliband. But is this a cheap gimmick or an idea that could re-invigorate people’s passion for politics?

# politics - Friday 25 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: Voter turnout isn’t a problem, so let’s stop all the hand-wringing Democracy

Opinion: Voter turnout isn’t a problem, so let’s stop all the hand-wringing

Do we really need to solve the ‘problem’ of low turnout?

# politics - Thursday 24 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: Young people are not ‘apathetic’ – we prioritise the collective good Apathy And Empathy

Opinion: Young people are not ‘apathetic’ – we prioritise the collective good

We have a political culture in this country that is morally bankrupt and young people are uncomfortable in propping up a system that is unsuited to the purpose intended.

# politics - Wednesday 23 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Fianna Fáil selects candidate to run for Dáil seat in Roscommon/South Leitrim by-election Political Race

Fianna Fáil selects candidate to run for Dáil seat in Roscommon/South Leitrim by-election

Councillor Ivan Connaughton is to run for the Dail seat vacated by Luke Ming Flanagan.

From TheJournal.ie Experts helping the banking inquiry figure out what to investigate deliver interim report Banking Crisis

Experts helping the banking inquiry figure out what to investigate deliver interim report

The final report will help members determine how the inquiry model is going to work.

# politics - Saturday 19 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Aaron McKenna: Gender, geography, age – focus on everything but quality in government reshuffle Reshuffle

Aaron McKenna: Gender, geography, age – focus on everything but quality in government reshuffle

Conspicuously absent from the talk about the reshuffle was an evaluation of intelligence, skills, capabilities or temperament.

# politics - Tuesday 15 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: Will Leo survive the Department of Health curse? Poison Chalice

Opinion: Will Leo survive the Department of Health curse?

The newly-crowned Minister for Health’s role could be the making or breaking for one of politics’ rapidly rising stars.

# politics - Friday 11 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie In numbers: the Cabinet reshuffle Prime Numbers

In numbers: the Cabinet reshuffle

What’s the average age of a Cabinet member? And how many are from Dublin?

# politics - Thursday 10 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Enda Kenny set to announce Cabinet reshuffle in the Dáil tomorrow Everyday I'm Shufflin

Enda Kenny set to announce Cabinet reshuffle in the Dáil tomorrow

Earlier, Taoiseach said he was “getting on very well with the Tánaiste”.

# politics - Wednesday 9 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie The wait goes on: Cabinet reshuffle may not be announced until Friday Everyday I'm Shufflin

The wait goes on: Cabinet reshuffle may not be announced until Friday

More talks between the Taoiseach and the new Tánaiste took place this evening and are ongoing.

# politics - Tuesday 8 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie The Last Waltz: Cabinet to meet today, likely for the last time Everyday I'm Shufflin

The Last Waltz: Cabinet to meet today, likely for the last time

Talks between the Taoiseach and the Tánaiste will resume after the cabinet meeting today.

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