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Fine Gael’s alternative ideas

As opinion polls and electoral results tip Fine Gael to lead the next Government, eolas reviews the party’s key policies. Health The party is highly critical of the current Government’s approach to...

Labour: ruling partners?

The Labour Party’s rising popularity could make it the king-maker in a future Dáil with the chance to work through its policy ideas in government. eloas looks at some of Labour’s policies...

Paul Cunningham

Being an established news reporter, father of three and a published author can’t be an easy thing to pull off, but somehow for RTÉ’s Paul Cunningham it just seems to work. Here...

Brian Hayes TD

Brian Hayes represents Dublin South West and is Fine Gael spokesperson on education and science. The former secondary school teacher was first elected to the Dáil in the 1997 general election. From...

Towards Copenhagen

Professor Richard SJ Tol examines the potential impact of recent developments in climate policy and looks ahead to the likely outcome from the climate negotiations in the Danish capital at the end...

Seeing the bigger picture: Danny McCoy

Social partnership cannot continue in its current form, IBEC Director-General Danny McCoy states as he talks through his priorities and optimism for Ireland’s economic future with Owen McQuade. Leading a confederation of...

Power for prosperity

No electricity, no economy. Dermot Byrne, Chief Executive of EirGrid, reflects on the power grid’s central relevance to how Ireland works and lives as he takes stock of the island’s energy market...

An Bord Snip Nua

The Report of the Special Group on Public Service Numbers and Programmes, known as An Bord Snip Nua, was published on 16 July, detailing recommendations for cutting public expenditure totalling €5.3 billion....