Five things to look out for in the European elections

Voters across Europe are about to head to the polls to elect 751 members to the European Parliament from across 28 separate member states, representing more than ...

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Just one big, happy political family? Certain names keep cropping up in politics

Being the son or daughter of a politician can get you elected, but may be an unfair point of comparison once you are in office, says Political Correspondent Elaine ...

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‘New Irish’: Increase in non-Irish born candidates running for local elections

Fifty non-Irish-born candidates will be on the ballot for tomorrow’s local elections, an increase reflective of the wider, non-native population of 810,406, ...

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Jamie Oliver restaurant closures – did the celebrity chef bite off more than he could chew?

More than a decade after being launched with a great fanfare of publicity, Jamie Oliver’s restaurant group has been taken into administration with the potential ...

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Grenfell Tower: warnings might have been heard if not for the collapse of local journalism

The delay to the publication of the report into the Grenfell Tower tragedy, which claimed 72 lives in a disastrous – and possibly preventable – fire ...

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Blue Flag beaches: Prized assets

It’s probably inevitable that research into, and discussion about, environmental matters will focus minds on the negative, but there are times when accentuating ...

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Hate speech: Define ‘interest of public policy’

The government of a free and democratic country has the right and responsibility to refuse entry to people whose presence is deemed unquestionably to be a threat ...

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The housing crisis: Mr Murphy’s co-living nightmare

A feature of grandly-titled conferences in the corporate and political worlds — Tomorrow’s Game-changing Solutions for Plasterboard, Democracy, and its ...

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Letter to the Editor: Vote yes to reduce conflict

Tomorrow, there will be a referendum to change the constitutional provisions regulating divorce in Ireland. The proposed changes are:

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Letter to the Editor: Moments matter when children are terminally ill

Losing a child is something that no parent should have to bear.

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