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Tributes to ex-taoiseach Reynolds
A book of condolence in memory of former taoiseach Albert Reynolds opens at his old Fianna Fail party headquarters in Dublin Books of condolence have been opened in several locations around the country in memory of the late former taoiseach Albert Reynolds .
Thu Aug 21, 2014
Eamon Delaney: A tribute to Albert Reynolds
However, it was in the private sector that Reynolds was most successful, famously going into the showband scene, and owning a number of dance halls, after which he accumulated a pet food company, a bacon factory, a fish exporting operation and a hire purchase company, as well as interests in local newspapers and a cinema.
Former taoiseach Reynolds dies
The 81-year-old became the eighth prime minister of the country in 1992, serving for just under three years.
Former taoiseach Reynolds dies
"May he rest in peace." Mr Reynolds served as taoiseach for less than three years - one of the shortest on record.
Former Taoiseach Albert Reynolds dies aged 81
Bertie Ahern extended his sympathies to Mr Reynold's family and said he was deeply saddened to hear of his death.
Wed Aug 20, 2014
Enterprising Leitrim launch
Commentators gave Co Leitrim's Local Enterprise Office a big 'thumbs up' this week after it emerged that thrifty organisers had spent just 30 launching the new Enterprise Offices, while other Local Authorities had stumped up as much as 4,000 in some instances, for the occasion.
Tue Aug 19, 2014
Nenagh's South Australia Rose Sarah is not afraid of The Cats
With Tipperary Rose Lauren Walsh not being selected for the International Rose of Tralee contest, it was up to Nenagh woman Sarah Harrington to fly the Premier flag at this Monday's opening night.
Thu Aug 14, 2014
Paschal Donohoe denies charges he is 'anti-union'
TRANSPORT Minister Paschal Donohoe has denied that his stance in the ongoing Irish Rail dispute is "anti-union", and is pleading with all parties involved in the process to ensure the proposed four days of strike action don't go ahead.
Tue Aug 12, 2014
Green Left Weekly
Ireland: 'We need a different type of politics'
Eoin O'Broin is an activist with Irish republic party Sinn Fein. He is on the South Dublin County Council and is also a member the party's Ard Comhairle .
Mon Aug 11, 2014
Feeney in scathing attack on 'corrupt' politicians
A newly elected Fianna Fail public representative has launched a scathing attack on senior politicians - some of whom she accused of being "inept" and "corrupt".
Sat Aug 09, 2014
Outrage as we lose our ECB a automatic voting rights
Ireland will lose its automatic voting rights at the Governing Council of the European Central Bank , the Sunday Independent can reveal.
Mon Aug 04, 2014
Former Taoiseach Bruton's views on Rising under fire
Mr Bruton is calling for the centenary of the passage of the Irish Home Rule Bill in September 1914 to be commemorated and has warned against the glorification of violence and war by the State.
Sun Aug 03, 2014
FG sees support drop in new poll
The Millward Brown poll for the Sunday Independent shows Fine Gael with the support of 25% of voters, just one point ahead of Sinn Fein.
Sat Aug 02, 2014
CLASSIC 9 ONLINE
Every Saturday Phil counts down 9 classic tracks from a mystery year. With the help of a few hints of coarse, can you guess the year? The new government dishes the dirt on the old one.
Fri Aug 01, 2014
#IndyRef and Ireland and how the important is often the victim of the urgent in voters lives
I recently asked a Fianna Fail campaigner I met in Dublin recently what he thought of Micheal Martin's plans to organise in Northern Ireland.
Wed Jul 30, 2014
So what can Northern Ireland offer Israel/Palestine by way of a positive example?
So Seanad Eireann is be recalled for the second summer in a row. It's tempting to see it only in domestic terms of the battle for supremacy on the opposition benches with Sinn Fein calling for debate in the Dail and failing, and Fianna Fail calling for it in the upper house .
Sun Jul 27, 2014
Seanad to be recalled from summer break to discuss Gaza conflict
The Seanad will be recalled from its summer break to debate the crisis in Gaza , as the Israel - Palestine conflict continues.
Ivor Callely joins rogues gallery of political convicts
THE former Fianna Fail senator Ivor Callely will hear tomorrow whether he will do time for claiming fraudulent expenses or instead get community service.
Sat Jul 26, 2014
Whistleblowers to be first witnesses at bank inquiry
THE banking inquiry's first witnesses could be two of the most prominent whistleblowers on the dangers of the Celtic Tiger property boom.
Thu Jul 24, 2014
Minister defends abstention
Ireland's refusal to support a United Nations inquiry into allegations of war crimes in Gaza is a dereliction of the state's proud humanitarian history, it has been claimed.