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Poll: Will you watch the men's All-Ireland final replay today?

THIS EVENING, KERRY and Dublin are going to do it all over again.

On 1 September, the teams played out a tense and exhilarating game that finished 1-16 each. 

The Dubs are heavily fancied to complete the five-in-a-row today but Kerry showed a steely determination last time out that ...

2019-09-14 11:43 open_in_new
Poll: Should the Dáil be recalled early to debate Brexit?

EARLIER THIS WEEK, Green Party leader Eamon Ryan called on the Taoiseach to initiate an early recall of the Dáil to discuss Brexit. 

As it stands, the Dáil is due to return on 17 September, however, Ryan noted that as things currently stand, the House of Commons will already have been ...

2019-08-30 10:31 open_in_new
Poll: Do you support Ryanair pilots in their strike against the company?

THE HIGH COURT will rule today on whether Ryanair can prevent pilots based in Ireland from taking part in a two-day strike later this week.

A number of pilots represented by the trade union Fórsa will strike for 48 hours from midnight on Thursday 22 August, and could engage in further ...

2019-08-21 13:22 open_in_new
Poll: When should we hold a general election?

THE LEAKING OF the UK government’s plans for a no-deal Brexit have laid out the potential for a hard border in Ireland and protests and food shortage in Britain. 

The news came as there were reports that UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson was laying the groundwork for a general election. ...

2019-08-19 12:01 open_in_new
Poll: Should land in Clontarf be reclaimed from the sea to build 65,000 homes?

DEVELOPER HARRY CROSBIE has proposed reclaiming land from the sea in Clontarf to build 65,000 homes.

The plan to reclaim over 200 acres would cost €200 million, he told RTÉ’s Marian Finucane show yesterday, and would take under two years to build.

He acknowledged that the main ...

2019-08-18 12:55 open_in_new
Murder accused ‘put more effort into’ striking deceased with knife after first attempts didn’t work

A MURDER ACCUSED told gardaí that his first attempts to strike the deceased with a knife didn’t work so he “put more effort into it”.

The accused, who stabbed a man to death in broad daylight outside a shopping centre, admitted that he went out with a knife that day to “get him” ...

2019-08-17 03:19 open_in_new