• Aontú Leader Peadar Tóibín has said the mismanagement of the covid-19 pandemic in nursing homes is a “national scandal” and called for a public invesigation into the matter. The Meath West TD also criticised the response of Tánaiste Leo Varadkar during Leaders Questions, and stat

    Not the result they were praying for in Brussels, to put it mildly: “Poland’s incumbent President Andrzej Duda has narrowly beaten challenger Rafal Trzaskowski in Sunday’s presidential vote. The National Electoral Commission said Mr Duda had won 51.2% of the votes. It is Poland’s

    The Minister for Education, Norma Foley, was the subject of an interview/profile in yesterday’s Sunday Independent, written by Hugh O’Connell, which was notable for several reasons. Perhaps the most glaring thing to note is that in a 25 minute interview with the new Minister for

    Senators have earned a whopping €3.2 million despite sitting for just six days this year, the Irish Mirror reports.  Unlike much of the country, TDs and Senators weren’t put on a Covid-19 payment but continued to earn a full salary despite the lockdown. The payout to Senators inc

    Tributes are being paid to soccer legend and former Republic of Ireland manager Jack Charlton who has died at the age of 85.  Mr Charlton had been diagnosed with lymphoma last year and was suffering with dementia. Beyond sad to have to say goodbye to my beloved Grandad, Jack Char

      Up to a thousand people have attended a ‘Hands Off Our Kids” rally at Dáil Éireann today, where speakers demanded “zero tolerance” from policy makers and politicians in regard to child sex abuse and the sexualisation of children.  The rally was called in response to the ongoing

    The actor and activist John Connors has become the target of racism and threats of cancellation after he spoke out on parents’ concerns regarding the Peter Tatchell controversy.   Mr Connors is due to speak at a ‘Hands off our Kids’ rally at the Dáil at 2pm today.  The Cardboard

    Today FM presenter Matt Cooper has come under fire for his softball interview with controversial activist Peter Tatchell, whose comments on paedophila and sex with children have come under the spotlight again after photos of the campaigner emerged with the Minister for Children a

    If you are a daily reader of Gript, you’d have encountered this conclusion, about the recent surge in Coronavirus in the US, on our site two days ago: You can see that the surge in hospitalisations is more recent than the surge in cases, and that makes sense. Some people who were

    Surely, not since Marshall Nugent* liberated Rome from Napoleon has an Irishman won such an impressive victory on the continent: “The 19 finance ministers of the euro zone have elected Paschal Donohoe to be the president of their influential Eurogroup, giving Ireland a significan

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