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SDLP: ‘Soldiers of destiny’?

Fianna Fáil and the SDLP are currently engaged in intensive political talks about closer cooperation and a possible merger. Two months ago, they were dismayed that the substance of their private talks...

Paschal’s prudence

Minister for Finance and Public Expenditure and Reform Paschal Donohoe has adopted a doctrine far removed from the “when I have it, I spend it” canon of erstwhile Finance Minister Charlie McCreevy....

Changing times: Ireland’s papal visit

Pope Francis’ long-awaited visit to Ireland could prove to mark a new and poignant chapter in its troubled relationship with the Catholic Church. eolas reflects on the reaction to the papal visit...

The only limit is our imagination

Three Ireland’s newly appointed Head of Enterprise and Public Sector, Karl Duffy, meets with Ciarán Galway at the telecommunication provider’s docklands headquarters to talk mobile technologies and security challenges in the GDPR...

Bringing it home: Eoin Ó Broin TD

Eoin Ó Broin is regarded as one of Sinn Féin’s ‘bright young things’; one of the ‘new guard’ which has come of age and ascended rapidly to occupy positions of prominence. In...

A capacity for change

Since 2013, the Health Service Executive has worked to establish and develop a digital shared services platform and framework. Ciarán Galway visits Dr Steevens’ Hospital to talk with the woman heading up...

Prolonging confidence and supply

Confidence and supply arrangements are utilised by minority governments to retain power. In 2016, the minority Fine Gael-led Government signed such an arrangement with Fianna Fáil. Now, at the tail-end of this...