Category: Ireland

In The News podcast: Why is the DUP tearing itself apart?

Even by the notoriously brutal standards of politics, the end of Arlene Foster’s reign as leader of the Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) was particularly savage. The fallout has been even more devastating . What has happened since she was effectively and summarily dismissed by the party has left more than one political ego bruised and…

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LIVE: Hungary v Ireland, International friendly

Hungary 0-0 Ireland 6:06PM · TUESDAY Hello, and welcome to this evening’s liveblog. After 11 games without a victory, Ireland finally got their first win under Stephen Kenny against Andorra last week. Yet not too much can be read into a success over one of the weakest sides in European football, so tonight’s match against…

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Police had intelligence indicating an armed invasion weeks before January 6 riot, Senate probe finds

The U.S. Capitol Police had specific intelligence that supporters of President Donald Trump planned to mount an armed invasion of the Capitol at least two weeks before the Jan. 6 riot, according to new findings in a bipartisan Senate investigation, but a series of omissions and miscommunications kept that information from reaching front-line officers targeted…

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Taoiseach expects things to ‘settle down’ as business group says outdoor dining has improved city atmosphere

Updated 17 hours ago TAOISEACH MICHEÁL MARTIN has indicated the government might be in a position to ease more restrictions in August than previously expected, including getting some workers back into offices. Tánaiste Leo Varadkar is understood to have asked the National Public Health Emergency Team (NPHET) to consider a phased return to offices in…

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