Stormont adviser Andrew Crawford resigns amid claims over botched energy scheme

A senior Stormont adviser who formerly worked with Democratic Unionist leader Arlene Foster has quit amid allegations of exerting influence around a botched green energy scheme. DUP special adviser Andrew Crawford’s resignation was announced minutes after a public inquiry was...

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Political leaders pay tribute to Martin McGuinness

An emotional Martin McGuinness spoke to friends and comrades in Derry this evening. “I’ll be a republican ’till the day I die and I’m going to work for Sinn Féin ’till the day I die,” he said. “I’ll always be...

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‘No indication’ of Irish citizens caught up in avalanche in Italy

The Department of Foreign Affairs says they have no indication of any Irish citizens caught up in the deadly avalanche...

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Charlie Flanagan: North’s parties must emulate McGuinness’ efforts

Foreign Minister Clarlie Flanagan has urged the parties in the North to emulate Martin McGuinness’ political legacy. Paying tribute to...

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Shane Ross: Bus Éireann’s €6m losses unsustainable

The Transport Minister Shane Ross has said the losses in Bus Éireann, of €6m a year, are unsustainable. Details of...

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DUP’s ‘antipathy to all things Irish’ disappointing, says McGuinness

Martin McGuinness, who this evening resigned from frontline politcis, has said that the DUP’s “abysmal” response to the renewable heating...

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Martin McGuinness will not seek reelection; ill-health forced his hand

Martin McGuinness has announced that he will not run for reelection to the North’s Assembly, to concentrate on recovering from...

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Simon Coveney: 15 new areas may get rent caps soon

The Housing Minister Simon Coveney has said rent caps could be introduced in 15 new areas as soon as possible....

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Nama boss Frank Daly details Anglo board meetings

Nama chairman Frank Daly has told Sean Fitzpatrick’s trial about a number of board meetings he attended with him before...

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DUP adviser caught up in ‘cash for ash’ row resigns

Democratic Unionist special adviser Andrew Crawford, who has been accused of exerting influence in the Renewable Heat Incentive scheme in...

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Hard Brexit will lead to 40,000 job losses in Ireland, economist warns

Around 40,000 people will lose their jobs in Ireland because of Theresa May’s hard Brexit plan, the Irish Government’s chief...

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Taoiseach: No prospect of a general election this year

The Taoiseach says there is no prospect of a general election this year. Enda Kenny said he has no intention...

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Anti-evictions bill requires Ceann Comhairle vote to break tie

The Ceann Comhairle had to use his casting vote in the Dáil today to avoid defeat for the Government. A...

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Young father jailed for four years for stabbing a drug dealer to death over €100 debt

A young father has been jailed for four years for stabbing a drug dealer to death over a €100 debt...

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Health Minister announces €20m to reduce hospital waiting lists

A €20m bid to reduce hospital waiting lists is being launched by the Health Minister this morning. The National Treatment...

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Man arrested with sawn-off shotgun in Dublin

A man has been arrested following a on foot chase and the seizure of a sawn-off shotgun in Dublin. Gardaí...

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Investigation into shots fired at house in Antrim

An investigation has been launched after shots were fired at a house in Carrickfergus in county Antrim last night. A...

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Taoiseach and Finance Minister to talk Brexit at World Economic Forum

The Taoiseach and Finance Minister are expected to raise Ireland’s priorities for Brexit at the World Economic Forum in Davos...

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New rules for top five car rental companies in Europe

New rules have come in to effect to ensure the top five car rental companies in Europe fully comply with...

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HSE to answer Qs about unused refurbished Tipperary hospital

Update 12am: The HSE’s facing a grilling to explain why a recently refurbished Tipperary hospital is not being used to...

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