THIS Government has often been accused of engaging in too much spin – but this time there’s no doubt.
“Clothes don’t rape women, rapists rape women,” Justice Minister Charlie Flanagan has said in response to the reports of a teenager’s underwear being referred to during a recent court case.
FINE Gael has thrown down the gauntlet to Fianna Fáil warning it won’t continue in Government without “clarity” on a new deal.
Fianna Fáil and Fine Gael are at loggerheads over when the renegotiation of a new confidence-and-supply deal should begin.
MEATH TD Peadar Toibin has resigned from Sinn Féin after 21 years as a member, claiming he has been “censored” by party chiefs.
THE public relation firm which advised Peter Casey’s presidential campaign has moved to distance itself from the businessman.
SINN Féin leader Mary Lou McDonald has defended missing the Presidential inauguration in order to attend a €400 a plate fundraiser in the US.
THE Minister for Higher Education is to create women-only professorships in a radical move to address persistent gender inequality at senior levels in universities and third level colleges.
Almost 5,000 new dwellings were built in the third quarter – a 23.4pc increase on the same period last year.
The Government will hold a referendum to override judges’ discretion in the awarding of compensation claims if they do not drastically reduce whiplash and soft injuries damages in less than two years.