Simon Carswell

Simon Carswell


Journalist & author, Public Affairs Editor at @irishtimes scarswell{at}https://t.co/1Etncb0wHP Past: Finance & US Corr. Secure messaging - Threema ID: DHUF6YUT

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Taoiseach says he is in Drogheda to meet senior gardaí about the gangland feud, pledges to continue to increase resources and budget for the Garda and the number of gardaí - via @IrishTimes  #GE2020 

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Hogan warns Britain on US trade deal as EU set to impose tariffs - @suzannelynch1  reports from Washington via @IrishTimesBiz 

More gun violence... crime & Government’s record on law & order dominating #GeneralElection2020  campaign today Two seriously wounded in north Dublin gun attack via @IrishTimes 

Labour leader @BrendanHowlin  at launch of ‘Getting Ireland Moving’ - the party’s plan aimed at cutting congestion, promoting regional jobs and creating ‘liveable communities’ - launched in commuter town of Drogheda- via @IrishTimes  - #GeneralElection2020 

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Sinn Féin suspends councillor over ‘beyond offensive’ comments - former MMA fighter Paddy Holohan slated over comments about ‘ f***ing scum women’ via @IrishTimes 

Leo, #Drogheda , gangland feud, crime, commuting... just recorded piece for @IrishTimesPol  Inside Politics daily #GeneralElection2020  podcast from co-working space in Co Louth ... with a swing! Podcast up soon - @PatLeahyIT  @hlinehan  @DecConlon  @fiachkelly  @Jennifer_Bray 

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Government ‘losing control’ following shootings and stabbing via @IrishTimes  #GeneralElection2020 

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This story still top of #MostRead  on online this morning.... UK immigration rules ‘deny’ NI-born Irish citizens access to EU rights via cc

67% - NI voters who say DUP is doing bad job at Westminster 59% - NI voters who want special arrangement for NI for no checks on Border (even if it means NI-GB checks) 67% - NI voters who want soft #Brexit  ; UK to stay in single market & customs union

Raucous crowd greeted @BernieSanders  on stage. "Sounds like you want to make a political revolution," he says.

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This is startling admission from Taoiseach... Varadkar says, that after receiving call from Trump, he contacted Clare County Council about a wind farm that Trump didn't want built near Doonbeg golf resort and that the planning permission was subsequently declined.

FT reporting that Johnson offering big cash payment - in the billions - for Northern Ireland to bring DUP onside for the 'double customs' plan UK and EU locked in race to broker #Brexit  deal via @FinancialTimes 

Trump boards Air Force One for the first time as POTUS for flight to Republican summit in Philadelphia - no wave

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@BernieSanders at last rally of his Iowa campaign before caucuses tomorrow night

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