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Taoiseach Micheál Martin called the sinister demonstrators who gathered in front of Leo Varadkar’s house “despicable and shocking”. He also said the disturbing developments, which have seen an increasing number of private homes of politicians targeted, have “no place in our democracy.” He added: “I think we as a country tolerate political debate, we tolerate …

United States President Nancy Pelosi and Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer both spoke separately over the weekend, warning the British government to preserve the Good Friday deal at all costs. . Schumer spoke to 100 Irish American activists at the Martin McGuinness Leaders’ March on Sunday morning at the Irish Famine Memorial Site. He said …

The government has made it “absolutely clear” that the state’s energy infrastructure will be able to supply the electricity needed for projects such as a multibillion-euro Intel chip factory, the minister said. Environment Eamon Ryan. Ireland is said to be one of three countries on a shortlist as a location for some of the company’s …

TAOISEACH MICHEÁL MARTIN will travel to New York today before attending a series of UN events in the city next week. The Taoiseach will chair a Security Council meeting on Thursday, where he is expected to send a clear message to the Council that he must take climate change and its contribution to global instability …

The government said recent incidents of unsafe water supply from two treatment plants have now been rectified and the water is now safe to drink. Earlier this week, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) described two serious incidents in recent weeks at drinking water plants serving parts of Dublin City (served by the Ballymore Water Treatment …

The judges chose their shortlist of five finalists in The Irish Times Best Place to Live in Ireland 2021 competition, which is supported by Randox Health. The five locations are: Clonakilty, Co Cork; the city of Galway; Glaslough, County Monaghan; Killarney, County Kerry; and the city of Waterford. Over the summer, more than 2,400 members …

These claims were revealed in a new book, “Albert Reynolds: Risk taker for peace” by former minister and Fianna Fail reporter Conor Lenihan, which also details his own role in the peace talks in the 1990s. Albert Reynolds TD, who was Taoiseach from 1992 to 1994, is said to have secured key backing for his …

SETTING TIME LIMITS on how long an employer can put a worker on probation should be considered by the government, according to Tánaiste and Enterprise, Trade and Employment Minister Leo Varadkar. He also confirmed that he wanted to ensure that more reasonable notice periods were given to employees when their work was of an unpredictable …

Sinn Fein has been accused of a “cynical stunt” over calls to tighten the Irish government’s lobbying rules while “acting completely opposite” in Northern Ireland. In the Republic, the party tables a bill aimed at further restricting former ministers and special advisers from lobbying to the government. Sinn Féin wishes to extend the cooling-off period …

America’s Cup: Irish officials advise government to withdraw from Cup bid by Richard Gladwell / Sail-World.com Sep 15 8:02 AM PDT September 16, 2021 Beaufort Cup Fastnet Race lead boats for military and rescue crews on Volvo Cork Week Day 1 © David Branigan / Oceansport Tanaiste Eamon Gilmore and Minister Simon Coveney with the …