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From TheJournal.ie Independent TD says Creed should resign if he does not apologise for death threat comments Tractor Protest

Independent TD says Creed should resign if he does not apologise for death threat comments

Creed made the comments in the Dáil yesterday and some farmers are calling for an apology.

From TheJournal.ie Michael Harty to vote against Budget over 'uninspired' and 'inadequate' measures Health

Michael Harty to vote against Budget over 'uninspired' and 'inadequate' measures

The independent TD said he is “very disappointed” by today’s announcement.

From TheJournal.ie Jane Sanders: 'Bernie would have beaten Donald Trump; he hasn't decided yet if he'll run in 2020' Interview

Jane Sanders: 'Bernie would have beaten Donald Trump; he hasn't decided yet if he'll run in 2020'

In an interview with TheJournal.ie, Jane Sanders said that the focus for the next few months was for the Democrats to regain control in the House of Representatives and the Senate.

From TheJournal.ie Irish film about dad's cancer battle aims to show impact of illness on families For Molly

Irish film about dad's cancer battle aims to show impact of illness on families

The film stars Love/Hate actor Kieran O’Reilly.

From TheJournal.ie Independent TDs and senators fail to agree on presidential candidate Aras 2018

Independent TDs and senators fail to agree on presidential candidate

The group had a “robust debate” this evening.

From The42 Everton face possible points deduction for pursuit of Marco Silva Inquiry

Everton face possible points deduction for pursuit of Marco Silva

The club are accused of ‘tapping up’ Silva whilst he was head coach of Watford.

From TheJournal.ie Nearly four cyclists are hospitalised in Ireland every day Injured

Nearly four cyclists are hospitalised in Ireland every day

Fifteen cyclists died in road traffic incidents last year.

From TheJournal.ie 'I think I'm doing a good job': Halligan says he isn't resigning after North Korea and interview controversies Independent

'I think I'm doing a good job': Halligan says he isn't resigning after North Korea and interview controversies

His colleague Kevin ‘Boxer’ Moran said that he was “embarrassed” when he heard Halligan’s comments on the radio last week.

From TheJournal.ie Ireland's biggest newspaper group wants Google and Facebook to pay for news Advertising

Ireland's biggest newspaper group wants Google and Facebook to pay for news

Company chairman Leslie Buckley said traditional publishers should ‘demand payment’ from the online duopoly.

From TheJournal.ie 'No religious influence': Harris defends new maternity hospital ownership in face of criticism Sisters Of Charity

'No religious influence': Harris defends new maternity hospital ownership in face of criticism

The Master of the new National Maternity Hospital said the facility will “revolutionise healthcare”.

From TheJournal.ie Being tough on bankers ... and Fine Gael: How Peter Mathews will be remembered Bank Guarantee This post contains videos

Being tough on bankers ... and Fine Gael: How Peter Mathews will be remembered

Luke ‘Ming’ Flanagan is among those to have paid tribute to Mathews, saying Ireland is “a poorer place” without him.

From TheJournal.ie Donnelly says he was "eviscerated" online after joining Fianna Fáil The New Boy

Donnelly says he was "eviscerated" online after joining Fianna Fáil

Wickow TD Stephen Donnelly made the move to Fianna Fáil last week.

From TheJournal.ie Pat Casey says it 'wasn't easy to take' Stephen Donnelly joining Fianna Fáil New Running Mates

Pat Casey says it 'wasn't easy to take' Stephen Donnelly joining Fianna Fáil

The former Social Democrat and independent TD has been sharply critical of Fianna Fáil in the past.

From TheJournal.ie Enda Kenny says he's concerned about INM major media merger Newspapers

Enda Kenny says he's concerned about INM major media merger

Taoiseach Enda Kenny has said he is concerned about the INM and Celtic Media merger.

From TheJournal.ie John Halligan: 'If I could bring in legislation to goddamn jail landlords, I would jail the bastards' Sunday Interview

John Halligan: 'If I could bring in legislation to goddamn jail landlords, I would jail the bastards'

The new minister for state for training and skills has strong views on what should be done to stop rising rents that are forcing people into homelessness.

From The42 George Hook is leaving the Independent for a 3-year-old sports website Pastures New

George Hook is leaving the Independent for a 3-year-old sports website

The announcement was made by the Cork-based startup, which launched in 2013.

From TheJournal.ie 'Dubliners think Donegal may as well be on the moon' Way Up North

'Dubliners think Donegal may as well be on the moon'

Donegal independent TD Thomas Pringle talks to us about his native county’s uniqueness and why he left Sinn Féin.

From TheJournal.ie The final edition of The Independent newspaper is on newsstands today Stop Presses

The final edition of The Independent newspaper is on newsstands today

The paper has been going for 30 years.

From TheJournal.ie "Mugabe would be proud" - spoiled votes all over the southeast because of papers not being stamped SPOILERS

"Mugabe would be proud" - spoiled votes all over the southeast because of papers not being stamped

The problems have been found in Wexford and Waterford, and one Wexford candidate is less than impressed.

From TheJournal.ie 'Tipperary has had a love for me for over 28 years' - Lowry elected on first count Election 2016

'Tipperary has had a love for me for over 28 years' - Lowry elected on first count

‘Lord Lowry’ – as dubbed in supporters’ banner – tops the poll in newly-united Tipperary constituency.

From TheJournal.ie Not to be outdone by the Healy-Raes, Mattie McGrath's released a pizza-based election song The Man In The Van

Tipp TD Mattie McGrath's election song is all kinds of cringe

LA LA LA LA LA LA LA MATTIE MCGRATH!

From TheJournal.ie Call for election campaign to be suspended over threat to State security from gangland crime INM

Call for election campaign to be suspended over threat to State security from gangland crime

Independent News & Media released a statement this evening to say some of their reporters were warned about risk to their safety.

From TheJournal.ie Mick Wallace has published his Project Eagle correspondence with Nama... Mick Wallace

Mick Wallace has published his Project Eagle correspondence with Nama...

The independent TD has called for a commission of inquiry to be set up to investigate claims surrounding the state agency.

From TheJournal.ie Controversial Fine Gael TD Sean Conlan resigns from party Gone

Controversial Fine Gael TD Sean Conlan resigns from party

The Cavan-Monaghan deputy confirmed his departure today.

From TheJournal.ie TD raises concerns that supertrawler may be acting illegally off Donegal coast Margiris

TD raises concerns that supertrawler may be acting illegally off Donegal coast

The Margiris can process as much as 250 tonnes of fish per day.

From TheJournal.ie Ireland's newest political party will abolish water charges and repeal the 8th Social Democrats

Ireland's newest political party will abolish water charges and repeal the 8th

The Social Democrats launched in Dublin today. Here’s what we know so far…

From TheJournal.ie What will Haughey do next? Independent Streak

What will Haughey do next?

The son of the former taoiseach is considering his options after failing to win the Fianna Fáil nomination in Dublin Bay North last week.

From TheJournal.ie Here's one senator who WON'T be joining that new political party Going Independent

Here's one senator who WON'T be joining that new political party

Katherine Zappone will run for the Dáil as an independent in Dublin South-West.

From TheJournal.ie 'Cute-hoorism of the worst kind': Averil Power has ANOTHER go at Fianna Fáil Power Trip

'Cute-hoorism of the worst kind': Averil Power has ANOTHER go at Fianna Fáil

The senator has launched another attack on her former party.

From TheJournal.ie Is Averil Power about to enter the 'Battle of the Bay'? Independent Power?

Is Averil Power about to enter the 'Battle of the Bay'?

The former Fianna Fáil senator is being tipped to run as an independent in the next general election.

From TheJournal.ie Our newest Senator is 'dismayed' at being denied entry to independent group No New Members

Our newest Senator is 'dismayed' at being denied entry to independent group

Averil Power got the nod, but Gerard Craughwell did not.

From TheJournal.ie Are you more likely to vote for an independent TD? State Of The Nation This post contains a poll

Are you more likely to vote for an independent TD?

Here’s everything you need to know about what’s happening in Irish politics right now…

From TheJournal.ie 'I don't take any pleasure in quitting Fianna Fáil, it was a big part of my life' Going Solo

'I don't take any pleasure in quitting Fianna Fáil, it was a big part of my life'

David McGuinness has spoken to TheJournal.ie about his decision to quit Fianna Fáil today.

From TheJournal.ie 'The one who has the balls to say it': This Fianna Fáil councillor could go independent Going Rogue

'The one who has the balls to say it': This Fianna Fáil councillor could go independent

David McGuinness says there’s even talk of spurned Fianna Fáil candidates forming a breakaway group.

From TheJournal.ie Tributes are flowing in for former Herald editor Paul Drury Rest In Peace

Tributes are flowing in for former Herald editor Paul Drury

The veteran journalist passed away peacefully yesterday.

From TheJournal.ie 'I was told he was just having a panic attack - an hour later, he was dead' Cardiology

'I was told he was just having a panic attack - an hour later, he was dead'

There have been calls for an upgrade in the cardiology services available in University Hospital Waterford.

From TheJournal.ie Michael Healy-Rae on the 'personal vendetta' people had against his father Keeping It In The Family

Michael Healy-Rae on the 'personal vendetta' people had against his father

“He will be remembered for an awful long time.”

From TheJournal.ie Have you seen Mick Wallace's epic beard? By The Beard Of Mick

Have you seen Mick Wallace's epic beard?

The independent TD has some unbelievable facial hair tekkers.

From TheJournal.ie 'Lucinda or Shane never knocked at my door ... they probably knew better' To Join Or Not To Join

'Lucinda or Shane never knocked at my door ... they probably knew better'

So, are any Senators going to join the new alliance or party?

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