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Backstop consent for Northern Ireland politicians poses real problems 0

Central to the discussions on Brexit and the backstop these days is Boris Johnson’s repeated insistence that the latter is inherently “anti-democratic and inconsistent with the sovereignty of the UK”.

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Miriam Lord: No escaping PR guff on Shinners’ away day 0

Understandably, the shocking news that Boris Johnson may have told lies to her majesty the queen when requesting her to shut down the mother of all parliaments cast an immediate

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Majella Moynihan who faced dismissal from Garda over birth of son begins court action 0

Majella Moynihan, the former garda who faced dismissal over the birth of her son outside of marriage, is taking two legal actions against the State. One is to recover the

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Stocktake: Bulls hoping to sustain stock market breakout 0

After weeks of indecision, the S&P 500 staged a breakout last week following rising optimism on the outlook for US-China trade talks. Since plunging in early August, stocks have been

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Have I a case over top-up mortgage that had no tracker option? 0

I have a tracker mortgage for €80,000 taken out for a self-build six-bedroom house. I had it for years and I wanted to finish the house so I needed more

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Fintan O’Toole: In a world ruled by babies, we have to grow up fast 0

In a world turned upside down, a strange question arises. If we force children into behaving like adults, does the universe take a weird revenge by allowing us to be

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Miriam Lord: Ghost of Bertie apparent as tink-in season rolls round 0

That dreaded week of the year when Bertie Ahern’s appalling legacy is dug up and endured by the political classes for the sake of a few photo opportunities and some

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Irish blood pressure problem revealed in international study 0

Ireland has one of the highest rates of high blood pressure internationally, but among the lowest levels of diagnosis, treatment and control of the condition, according to new research. A

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Ageism at work is irksome and makes no business sense 0

Have you seen this year’s global list of 60 top entrepreneurs over 60? What about the best novelists over 50? Or the winner of the old scientist award? No? That’s

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Una Mullally: How YouTube can suck you into an extremist swamp 0

In her recent quarterly letter, Susan Wojcicki, the chief executive of YouTube wrote: “A commitment to openness is not easy. It sometimes means leaving up content that is outside the

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