Politics

Fianna Fail remembers the East Clare by-election

Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin was in Ennis on Sunday to attend the 100th anniversary of the East Clare by-election which catapulted Eamon de Valera to national prominence and dramatically changed the Irish political landscape. Fianna Fáil ensured inclusivity at...

Waste charges could spark new wave of protests

A “more flexible framework for waste collection charges” approved by Government could lead to a new wave of public protests on a par with the water charges campaign. Announcing the scheme, Minister Denis Naughten said it will allow for a range of charging options that...

Call to protect tenant rights

Threshold, the national housing charity, has called on the Government to protect tenant rights and says new legislation must be introduced as a matter of priority to protect the rights of tenants who have been affected by the shortage of housing across the country....

Ireland has the second highest prices in EU

Ireland has the second highest prices in the EU across a broad cross-section of consumer goods and services. According to new Eurostat figures Irish prices were 125% of EU average in 2016. With the exception of consumer electronics, Ireland was above the EU average...

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