Sunday 17 December 2017

The Week that was

Leo Varadkar. Photo: Tom Burke
Leo Varadkar. Photo: Tom Burke
Michael Noonan. Photo: Tom Burke
David Cameron. Photo: PA Newsdesk Newsdesk

A look back at the week's events.


Sinn Féin has pitched Gerry Adams as Taoiseach in a coalition to be headed up by anti-water charges parties. The proposed coalition could also result in Mr Adams leading a bigger block than Fianna Fáil.


Jobs will be lost if the result of the General Election leads to "political instability" or gives a greater sway to fringe elements, the country's top business leaders have warned in a letter to the Irish Independent. Executives working with a range of national and international companies have joined forces to ask voters to look at the global economic situation.

Please sign in or register with for free access to Opinions.

Sign In

Promoted Links

Today's news headlines, directly to your inbox every morning.

Don't Miss