World at our feet as festival of football kicks off

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Melania Trump and former first lady join critics of ‘separation policy’ at US border

Melania Trump and former first lady join critics of 'separation policy' at US border George and Laura Bush attend the inauguration ceremonies to swear in Donald Trump as the 45th president of the United States...

Gene Kerrigan: Try, fail, keep on doing the same thing over

Gene Kerrigan: Try, fail, keep on doing the same thing over They're bright and they do cool soundbites. So, asks Gene Kerrigan, how come they keep making a mess of basic government? Illustration by Tom Halliday These...

‘I never called whistleblower a paedophile,’ editor tells tribunal judge

'I never called whistleblower a paedophile,' editor tells tribunal judge Irish Independent Editor Fionnán Sheahan at the tribunal yesterday Irish Independent Editor Fionnán Sheahan denied telling a former 'Sunday Independent' editor that Garda whistleblower Maurice McCabe...

Disclosures Tribunal: Irish Independent editor says claims by former Sunday Independent editor are ‘at...

Disclosures Tribunal: Irish Independent editor says claims by former Sunday Independent editor are 'at odds' with his actions Fionnan Sheahan at the Disclosures Tribunal in Dublin Castle, Dublin. Photo: Gareth Chaney Collins IRISH Independent editor Fionnan...

Political grudges stalling action on housing crisis

Political grudges stalling action on housing crisis The breakdown in relations between FG's Eoghan Murphy and FF's Darragh O'Brien could affect an election Sinn Fein housing spokesman Eoin O Broin marked Eoghan Murphy’s first year as...

Why it’s my right to recline my plane seat, and I refuse to be...

Why it's my right to recline my plane seat, and I refuse to be told otherwise 'What sort of self-flagellating martyr sits like a plank for hours on end?' Reclining seats are proving increasingly bothersome for...

No summer election: Sinn Fein withdraws threat of no confidence motion in Murphy

No summer election: Sinn Fein withdraws threat of no confidence motion in Murphy Housing Minister Eoghan Murphy. Picture: Caroline Quinn A summer election is off the table after Sinn Féin withdrew its threat to table a...

Real people rather than a feminist manifesto

Real people rather than a feminist manifesto Fiction: The Female Persuasion, Meg Wolitzer, Chatto & Windus, hardback, 464 pages, €23.99 Message: Meg Wolitzer suggest there's no right way to be a feministThe Female Persuasion by Meg...

Cork looks to medium long haul as its business offering grows

Cork looks to medium long haul as its business offering grows Niall MacCarthy, managing director of Cork Airport With recent CSO figures again underlining Dublin Airport's dominance - accounting for 87pc of the total passenger numbers...

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