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#Opposition

# opposition - Wednesday 8 May, 2019

From TheJournal.ie 'It's a disgrace that it will take that long': Opposition TDs criticise 7-year timeline for rural broadband National Broadband Plan

'It's a disgrace that it will take that long': Opposition TDs criticise 7-year timeline for rural broadband

Cabinet yesterday signed off on the National Broadband Plan.

# opposition - Monday 11 March, 2019

English and French leagues hint at legal action over Nations Championship

PRL and LNR say World Rugby has broken an agreement about future plans for the international game.

# opposition - Monday 17 December, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Jeremy Corbyn has tabled a no-confidence motion in PM Theresa May Opposition

Jeremy Corbyn has tabled a no-confidence motion in PM Theresa May

The move comes after the British Prime Minister told MPs they will only get a delayed vote on her Brexit deal in the new year.

# opposition - Wednesday 31 October, 2018

'If you asked me if I'd like to play in a second-tier championship, the answer would be: 'No''

Carlow’s All-Star nominee Paul Broderick is strongly opposed to the idea of a ‘B’ football championship.

# opposition - Tuesday 25 September, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Decision to grant Irish Cement licence to burn alternative fuels delayed after 3,500 objections Opposition

Decision to grant Irish Cement licence to burn alternative fuels delayed after 3,500 objections

The number of objections from the public “continues to rise”, a spokesperson for the EPA said.

# opposition - Monday 14 May, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Plans for large-scale mosque in Blanchardstown given green light Fingal

Plans for large-scale mosque in Blanchardstown given green light

There was local opposition to the proposed mosque.

# opposition - Saturday 17 February, 2018

From TheJournal.ie No manifesto, no programme, no debates - but Putin is cruising towards another election victory Russian Election

No manifesto, no programme, no debates - but Putin is cruising towards another election victory

It is highly unlikely that Putin will be unseated this time round.

# opposition - Monday 30 October, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Charges of rebellion, sedition and misuse of funds sought against ousted Catalan cabinet members Opposition

Charges of rebellion, sedition and misuse of funds sought against ousted Catalan cabinet members

Spanish authorities say deposed officials will be allowed to take their personal belongings from official buildings, but are barred from performing any official duties.

# opposition - Sunday 24 September, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Are you in favour of the government's strategic communications unit? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Are you in favour of the government's strategic communications unit?

The new communications unit has caused a deal of controversy since its announcement.

# opposition - Monday 31 July, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Venezuelan President claims victory as 10 die in violent protests Constituent Assembly

Venezuelan President claims victory as 10 die in violent protests

10 people were killed in violent protests against Venezuela’s Constituent Assembly elections.

# opposition - Monday 17 July, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 'We do not want to be Cuba' - Venezuela's opposition votes against president Caracas

'We do not want to be Cuba' - Venezuela's opposition votes against president

Nicolas Maduro told the opposition to “not go crazy” with the results of its vote.

# opposition - Monday 12 June, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Kremlin-critic Alexei Navalny jailed for 30 days after anti-corruption protests From Russia With Love

Kremlin-critic Alexei Navalny jailed for 30 days after anti-corruption protests

Russian authorities detained the 41-year-old opposition leader and nearly 1,000 of his supporters.

# opposition - Saturday 3 June, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 'It's like living in a nightmare': Venezuelan student terrified of returning home Fear

'It's like living in a nightmare': Venezuelan student terrified of returning home

Protests have been building in the capital Caracas for months.

# opposition - Sunday 23 April, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 'I watch the news and cry and cry': Venezuelans in Ireland on the chaos back home Protests

'I watch the news and cry and cry': Venezuelans in Ireland on the chaos back home

20 people have been killed in three weeks of clashes at anti-government protests.

# opposition - Wednesday 5 April, 2017

From TheJournal.ie As it happened: 'I won't take lectures from you on my responsibilities' Liveblog

As it happened: 'I won't take lectures from you on my responsibilities'

The Taoiseach answered questions in a feisty affair.

# opposition - Monday 26 December, 2016

From TheJournal.ie 'This is an absolute joke of a Dáil': Alan Kelly on sexism, his poisoned chalice and Labour's future Interview

'This is an absolute joke of a Dáil': Alan Kelly on sexism, his poisoned chalice and Labour's future

Labour’s Alan Kelly now finds himself in opposition – and he seems to rather like it.

# opposition - Friday 2 September, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Hundreds of thousands march against government in Venezuela Taking Of Caracas

Hundreds of thousands march against government in Venezuela

Demonstrators dressed in white marched in the east of the capital, yelling “Venezuela is hungry” and “This government is going to fall”.

# opposition - Thursday 25 August, 2016

Who can Dundalk face in the Europa League group stages?

Manchester United, Inter Milan, Ajax, Roma and Villarreal are all possible opponents for the Louth club.

# opposition - Wednesday 18 May, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Michael Fitzmaurice is leaving the Independent Alliance Opposition

Michael Fitzmaurice is leaving the Independent Alliance

He said he is now planning to join a new technical group in opposition.

# opposition - Tuesday 19 April, 2016

From TheJournal.ie These are the other talks going on that you probably haven't heard much about Ch-Ch-Changes

These are the other talks going on that you probably haven't heard much about

While government formation talks have been ongoing, another group are actually making a lot of progress.

# opposition - Friday 19 February, 2016

From TheJournal.ie 'Disgusting!' - Danish PM strongly criticised for flying with Ryanair Flying Off The Handle

'Disgusting!' - Danish PM strongly criticised for flying with Ryanair

The budget airline isn’t a favourite of Danish leftists and union leaders.

# opposition - Wednesday 30 December, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Enda is visiting flood-hit areas, but not 'doing the Bertie Ahern' Storm Frank

Enda is visiting flood-hit areas, but not 'doing the Bertie Ahern'

Members of the opposition have strongly criticised the government over their response to the widespread damage.

# opposition - Wednesday 21 October, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Talks back on with less than 48 hours to stop the rail strike Midnight Oil

Talks back on with less than 48 hours to stop the rail strike

Planning a journey this Friday?

# opposition - Saturday 17 October, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Rush-hour train strike next week set to go ahead as talks break down Talks Breakdown

Rush-hour train strike next week set to go ahead as talks break down

The action will also take place the following weekend.

# opposition - Friday 24 July, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Enda Kenny warns voters not to choose 'political freakshow' of the Opposition Careful Now

# opposition - Thursday 23 July, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Joan Burton to banking inquiry - "We would have let Anglo fail" Banking Inquiry This post contains videos

Joan Burton to banking inquiry - "We would have let Anglo fail"

Labour’s current leader and former leader were in front of the banking inquiry this afternoon.

# opposition - Sunday 31 May, 2015

From TheJournal.ie The United States won't be able to listen in on phone calls after tonight Privacy

The United States won't be able to listen in on phone calls after tonight

The USA Patriot Act which underpins the domestic activities of the National Security Agency is set to expire.

# opposition - Tuesday 24 March, 2015

Lewandowski aside, do Ireland have much to fear when they come up against Poland?

Why Martin O’Neill’s men must watch out for Kamil Glik, Grzegorz Krychowiak and Arkadiusz Milik among others.

# opposition - Friday 6 March, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Anti-alcohol campaign group say criticism is "premature" Opposition

Anti-alcohol campaign group say criticism is "premature"

The group have issued a number of radio and billboard advertisements in recent weeks.

# opposition - Monday 2 February, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Will Dublin allow the Love Ulster parade to go ahead as planned? Willie Frazer

Will Dublin allow the Love Ulster parade to go ahead as planned?

Dublin City Council is set to vote on a motion opposing the parade this evening.

# opposition - Thursday 29 January, 2015

From TheJournal.ie "The addiction of politics is in me... but there's always part of me saying: ‘Do you want it?’" Ready For It This post contains videos

"The addiction of politics is in me... but there's always part of me saying: ‘Do you want it?’"

Dublin’s Lord Mayor Christy Burke talks about Sinn Féin, the coalition, and whether he’d join a new political party.

# opposition - Tuesday 30 December, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Over 130 people have been arrested at an anti-Putin protest in Moscow Russia

Over 130 people have been arrested at an anti-Putin protest in Moscow

Alexi Navalny, a leading critic of the Russian President, has also been arrested.

# opposition - Friday 24 October, 2014

From TheJournal.ie This old garda station is being turned into a mortuary Dead Set Against

This old garda station is being turned into a mortuary

But residents aren’t happy.

# opposition - Tuesday 13 May, 2014

From TheJournal.ie The opposition wants to know how long Enda Kenny will stay as Defence Minister Taoiseach

The opposition wants to know how long Enda Kenny will stay as Defence Minister

The Taoiseach has taken over the portfolio on a temporary basis.

# opposition - Monday 5 May, 2014

From TheJournal.ie What Constitutional ban has the Opposition 'neutered to the point of comedy'? Not As Fun As It Sounds

What Constitutional ban has the Opposition 'neutered to the point of comedy'?

Deputies Pearse Doherty and Stephen Donnelly have argued that a section of the Irish Constitution needs to be changed.

# opposition - Wednesday 30 April, 2014

From TheJournal.ie The Cabinet didn't discuss water charges today, apparently Leaders' Questions

The Cabinet didn't discuss water charges today, apparently

The Taoiseach said the government had “a very long agenda” and water charges simply didn’t come up.

# opposition - Wednesday 26 February, 2014

From TheJournal.ie "Snide, frequently partisan and dismissive" - opposition takes aim at Shatter Whisteblowing

"Snide, frequently partisan and dismissive" - opposition takes aim at Shatter

‘Spinning’, ‘circling the wagons’ and ‘making shapes’ – Alan Shatter took a battering in the Dáil today.

# opposition - Friday 31 January, 2014

Olympians come out against Russia anti-gay laws

In a statement, the two groups also announced protests to be held in Moscow, Sochi, London, Rio de Janeiro and other cities.

# opposition - Wednesday 29 January, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Ukraine opposition refuses to back bill that would free activists Standoff

Ukraine opposition refuses to back bill that would free activists

The bill was passed in parliament without the backing of the ruling party – but opposition MPs refused to vote.

# opposition - Tuesday 15 October, 2013

From TheJournal.ie "Even the dead aren't safe from this Government" - Fianna Fáil reaction to the Budget Budget14

"Even the dead aren't safe from this Government" - Fianna Fáil reaction to the Budget

The treatment of elderly people was highlighted by two Fianna Fáil spokespeople today, with Seán Fleming asking what the Government “has against elderly married couples?”.

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