Blow to Trump as Cohen admits illegal campaign contributions

Blow to Trump as Cohen admits illegal campaign contributions Michael Cohen leaves the court house in NYC yesterday. Image: AP Photo/Craig Ruttle Michael Cohen, president Donald Trump's former personal lawyer and "fixer", pleaded guilty yesterday to...

Solution to childcare issue

Solution to childcare issue Stock picture Sir - Regarding the controversy relating to the so-called "granny grant", could I try and bring what I consider to be a level of practicality and common sense to this...

Comment: Only Government action will dampen soaring rents

Comment: Only Government action will dampen soaring rents The house which had been occupied by a number of protesters at 35 Summerhill Parade. Photo: Tony Gavin THE Daft.ie report is further proof – as if any more...

Trump revokes ex-CIA chief John Brennan’s clearance

Trump revokes ex-CIA chief John Brennan’s clearance The president described his own action as fulfilling his “constitutional responsibility to protect the nation’s classified information”. Mr Brennan called the move an “abuse of power by Mr Trump”...

FG ‘unlikely to sanction’ councillors for opposing Higgins’ bid

FG 'unlikely to sanction' councillors for opposing Higgins' bid More councillors are poised to back businessman Gavin Duffy Fine Gael councillors who help challengers to Michael D Higgins get a presidential nomination are unlikely to face...

Central Bank threatens gender quotas if banks fail to boost diversity

Central Bank threatens gender quotas if banks fail to boost diversity Central Bank deputy governor Ed Sibley said banks must act The Central Bank will consider putting quotas in place if there isn't more diversity at...

Brazil rules out closing border to Venezuelan immigrants

Brazil rules out closing border to Venezuelan immigrants Political and economic turmoil has driven tens of thousands of Venezuelans across the border. Venezuelan migrants rest with their belongings after crossing the border to Pacaraima, in Roraima...

Not exactly ‘The West Wing’ but Carlow town offered us a glimpse

Not exactly 'The West Wing' but Carlow town offered us a glimpse Although popular, Michael D Higgins is seen by many as too left-wing, writes Eoin O'Malley President Michael D. Higgins The 2018 Presidential Election campaign rolled...

Up to 300 bridges and viaducts in Italy are at risk of collapsing

Up to 300 bridges and viaducts in Italy are at risk of collapsing Firefighters and rescue workers stand at the site of the collapsed Morandi bridge in the port city of Genoa. Photo: Reuters AS many...

Judge rules women will face full trial over Kim Jong Nam murder

Judge rules women will face full trial over Kim Jong Nam murder Siti Aisyah, 25, and Doan Thi Huong, 29, are accused of smearing VX nerve agent on the face of the half-brother of the...

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