Brendan Keenan: Can Ireland have national health without an NHS?

Brendan Keenan: Can Ireland have national health without an NHS? Stock image HOW very odd. There was a huge fuss and to-do in Britain recently for - not a wedding, or a funeral, or a birthday...

RTE won’t allow Miriam O’Callaghan to interview younger brother Jim

RTE won't allow Miriam O'Callaghan to interview younger brother Jim RTE’s Miriam O’Callaghan. Photo: David Conachy Top RTE presenter Miriam O'Callaghan has been barred from interviewing her younger brother on the national broadcaster. The Prime Time host's...

Fine Gael rebels set to defy Taoiseach and back Duffy’s Áras bid

Fine Gael rebels set to defy Taoiseach and back Duffy's Áras bid Seán Gallagher may also join race for presidency Gavin Duffy making his pitch for a nomination at a special meeting of Carlow County Council...

‘Vulture funds easier to deal with than the banks,’ says minister

'Vulture funds easier to deal with than the banks,' says minister D'Arcy defends Government's stance on mortgage sell-offs Michael D’Arcy . Photo: Tom Burke A minister has defended the Government's hands-off approach to vulture funds, saying they...

Cheaper bicycle repairs are part of FF plans

Cheaper bicycle repairs are part of FF plans Stock picture Reduced tax on bicycle repairs and a review of speed limits are among a series of new Fianna Fáil proposals aimed at getting more people cycling. The...

Presidential hopeful Sharkey praises Trump… and calls for Famine parks in every county

Presidential hopeful Sharkey praises Trump... and calls for Famine parks in every county Kevin Sharkey pictured at a special meeting of Carlow County Council yesterday. Picture: Dylan Vaughan Presidential hopeful Kevin Sharkey has praised the work...

Bono’s daughter Jordan Hewson lands worthy Vogue spread in coveted September Issue

Bono's daughter Jordan Hewson lands worthy Vogue spread in coveted September Issue Jordan Hewson (R) and Eve Hewson attend the 2015 Vanity Fair Oscar Party hosted by Graydon Carter at the Wallis Annenberg Center for...

‘We were blubbering like idiots’ – Saoirse Ronan on finally meeting Margot Robbie after...

'We were blubbering like idiots' - Saoirse Ronan on finally meeting Margot Robbie after being kept apart on Mary Queen of Scots set Saoirse Ronan and Margot Robbie star in ‘Mary, Queen of Scots’Saoirse Ronan...

Central Bank threatens gender quotas if banks fail to boost diversity

Central Bank threatens gender quotas if banks fail to boost diversity Central Bank deputy governor Ed Sibley said banks must act The Central Bank will consider putting quotas in place if there isn't more diversity at...

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University Challenge’s Bobby Seagull says he turned down Celebrity Big Brother The former quiz show contestant says he wants to be ‘the Jamie Oliver of maths’. Bobby Seagull found fame on University Challenege (Argos/PA) Author and former...

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