# politics - Yesterday’s News
By not using Article 26, President Higgins leaves the door open for future constitutional challenges.
# politics - Wednesday 28 January, 2015
Gay politician warns opponents she will reveal their affairs if they use “family values” in marriage debate
“I will not stand by and allow legislators to talk about ‘family values’ when they have affairs.”
# politics - Sunday 25 January, 2015
Exit polls have placed support for the party at between 35.5% and 39.5%.
# politics - Friday 16 January, 2015
The leader of yet-to-be-named party says almost 600 people want to represent it in the next general election.
“They got the wrong philosophy, but they’re willing to die for what they believe, while we are busily giving away every belief and every value for the sake of political correctness.”
# politics - Wednesday 14 January, 2015
Mike Buchanan is the leader of Justice For Men and Boys (And For The Women Who Love Them).
# politics - Saturday 10 January, 2015
The week when Leo came home, Frank flirted with Fine Gael and Christy Burke did a u-turn…
# politics - Tuesday 6 January, 2015
There has been much talk of a changing political landscape in recent days.
# politics - Monday 5 January, 2015
What impact did Haughey’s stance (real or perceived) on Northern Ireland have on his successful election as Taoiseach and president of Fianna Fáil?
Some people were a little confused…
# politics - Sunday 4 January, 2015
Arguments against allowing teenagers to vote are the exact same as those used against the working classes and women in the past. “They are not intelligent or mature enough”.
# politics - Friday 2 January, 2015
“Cumann na mBland”.
# politics - Wednesday 31 December, 2014
They all take themselves way too seriously in Leinster House. So here’s a bit of light relief from the year that was…
An official said that these parties were only offering quick solutions.
# politics - Tuesday 30 December, 2014
Foreign Affairs Minister Peter Barry didn’t like that Sinn Féin representatives were being listened to.
# politics - Monday 29 December, 2014
Labour TD Ruairi Quinn has said there is “no question” that Ireland’s abortion laws will change.
# politics - Tuesday 23 December, 2014
Test your knowledge here.
# politics - Friday 19 December, 2014
We look at some of the top athletes Bernard Brogan might follow into politics.
The Dublin footballer is getting a taste of it as he tries to get government commitments on the betting tax.
# politics - Tuesday 16 December, 2014
# politics - Saturday 6 December, 2014
The former Kerry South TD will lie in repose at Healy-Rae’s Bar in Kilgarvin today and tomorrow.
# politics - Friday 5 December, 2014
Given the fact that we have been living through turbulent political times for the past six years, why are such profound shifts in political consciousness happening now?
# politics - Sunday 30 November, 2014
Organisers aren’t expecting thousands of viewers.
# politics - Friday 28 November, 2014
Despite what the sign says.
# politics - Thursday 27 November, 2014
Sinn Féin reacted angrily to sex abuse comments made by the Tánaiste.
# politics - Tuesday 25 November, 2014
Gender imbalance isn’t good for society or business, Minister Aodhan Ó Riordáin says.
# politics - Monday 24 November, 2014
Deputy Shane Ross says that the time is right. What do you think?
# politics - Thursday 20 November, 2014
The polls close at 10pm tonight.
# politics - Friday 14 November, 2014
The police said the mayor ‘should have known better’.
# politics - Wednesday 12 November, 2014
Three refugees who have fled their home countries due to political persecution share their stories.
# politics - Wednesday 29 October, 2014
Martin O’Malley has again hinted that he may run for the Democratic nomination.
Earlier Alex White admitted the government “tried to bite off too much too quickly” with Irish Water.
# politics - Sunday 26 October, 2014
Politics is a nasty business, it seems.
# politics - Sunday 19 October, 2014
She says not yet. Kind of.
# politics - Friday 17 October, 2014
Here’s everything you need to know about what’s happening in Irish politics right now…
# politics - Thursday 16 October, 2014
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
Best small country in the world.
We all partied… right?