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How will Budget 2012 really affect Irish politics?

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While the new FG/Labour coalition has had several big ‘set piece occasions’ since coming to power – the renegotiation of the EU/IMF agreement and the jobs initiative during the summer for example – last week’s Budget was always going to be a watershed moment.

Thousands pay their respects at Eithne Kenny’s funeral

The funeral of the Taoiseach’s mother, Eithne Kenny (93), took place in Castlebar on Monday, where large crowds of sympathisers turned up at the funeral Mass which took place in the Church of The Holy Rosary.

Local students to be awarded a JP McManus All Ireland scholarship

Two Kilkenny students, Peter Kenny from the Abbey Community College and Dearbhaile Kervick from Our Lady of Mercy Secondary School, will be awarded a JP McManus All Ireland Scholarship toward their third level education next Saturday November 19. The awards ceremony will take place at University of Limerick where An Taoiseach, Enda Kenny TD will present the awards.

Grealish calls for re-opening of Irish Embassy in the Vatican

Despite the “problems within the Catholic Church in Ireland”, it is still “very disappointing” that the Government has chosen to close the Irish Embassy in the Vatican City.

Michael D gets packin’ for the park

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Michael D Higgins is this week preparing to leave Galway to move to Dublin where next week he will be installed as

North west MEPs welcome EU aid for Irish construction workers

Ireland's north and west MEPs have warmly welcomed the decision by the European Commission to allocate €51 million of EU Globalisation Adjustment Fund (EGF) aid for retraining laid-off Irish construction industry workers.

Dana becomes second Galway based presidential candidate

This week saw a second Galway based candidate enter the presidential election when Dana Rosemary Scallon received the final nominations she needed to secure a run for the Árus.

All signs point to a Michael D presidency

The only person who stands between Labour party president and former Galway West TD Michael D Higgins and the position of Uachtaráin na hÉireann is Sinn Féin’s Martin McGuinness.

All signs point to a Michael D presidency

The only person who stands between Labour party president and former Galway West TD Michael D Higgins and the position of Uachtaráin na hÉireann is Sinn Féin’s Martin McGuinness.

Deasy and Phelan discuss unemployment with minister

Fine Gael Waterford TD John Deasy and Fine Gael Kilkenny TD John Paul Phelan held a meeting in Leinster House on Wednesday evening last for the party’s TDs and senators in the southeast, to discuss the unemployment crisis in the region with the Minister for Jobs and Enterprise Richard Bruton,

 

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