1. Peadar Tóibín: 'Some in Sinn Féin are hurt and angry and are not talking to me at all'  TheJournal.ie
  2. When local politics reveals the national picture  RTE.ie
  3. Hard to see what’s in an SDLP merger for Fianna Fáil  The Irish Times
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Tóibín talks about his new party, his hopes for the local and general elections and why some old colleagues are not on speaking terms with him.

Local elections in May will be closely watched by all parties as they frequently offer the first view of patterns that define the general elections which follow, writes Micheál Lehane

Brexit and its associated discontents may put FF off marching northwards

Headline 'Several people injured' in Paris bakery explosion, police say

Emergency services are at the scene.