Latest from the Blog:

GUILTY PLEASURES #15,000
Michael Lowry Whatever the outcome,  I always celebrate with Vin de Cated says Michael Lowry about his favourite whine: A cheeky little number (15,000) with just the merest hint of sour Garuda grapes. JULY 12TH SPECIAL!

To access this content, you must be a Phoenix subscriber.

Get access to The Phoenix online for as low as €1.50 per week. Read all the regular online only Phoenix stories AND receive the packed digital edition every fortnight (25 per year). Great value for so many inside stories!

Subscribe Now! I'm a Subscriber

STORY DROUGHT CONTINUES
article-default THE PUBLIC has been warned that the drought in non weather-related stories is expected to continue. The warm climate has led to an upsurge of coverage on sunshine to the detriment of other areas and many media outlets believe this dry spell will continue until... Read more »

To access this content, you must be a Phoenix subscriber.

Get access to The Phoenix online for as low as €1.50 per week. Read all the regular online only Phoenix stories AND receive the packed digital edition every fortnight (25 per year). Great value for so many inside stories!

Subscribe Now! I'm a Subscriber

Lives of the Saints No. 52 – St Josepha of Madigan
Josepha Madigan AND THERE was living in those times a woman of culture and great piety named Josepha who was known for her radiant smile and angelic voice. This pious lady entered the Leinster House cloisters where she took a vow of celebrity, smiting lowly travellers and... Read more »

To access this content, you must be a Phoenix subscriber.

Get access to The Phoenix online for as low as €1.50 per week. Read all the regular online only Phoenix stories AND receive the packed digital edition every fortnight (25 per year). Great value for so many inside stories!

Subscribe Now! I'm a Subscriber

JOAN BURTON’S TREASURE TROVE
Joan Burton JOAN BURTON has confirmed the following items were stolen from her house recently: 500 Gilmore for Taoiseach posters 1,200 Frankfurt’s Way or Labour’s Way t-shirts Copy of the Communist Manifesto (unread) Spare wheel for ministerial car Thank You cards from Fine Gael Voodoo doll of... Read more »

To access this content, you must be a Phoenix subscriber.

Get access to The Phoenix online for as low as €1.50 per week. Read all the regular online only Phoenix stories AND receive the packed digital edition every fortnight (25 per year). Great value for so many inside stories!

Subscribe Now! I'm a Subscriber

Boris: Yikes!
Boris Johnson Britain’s Foreign Secretary tells it like it isn’t CRIPES ALL ROUND! Just when the whole Brexit thing has been getting completely out of hand along come the July 12th Orangemen to save the day. So thank goodness for Johnny Loyalist and our DUP pals who... Read more »

To access this content, you must be a Phoenix subscriber.

Get access to The Phoenix online for as low as €1.50 per week. Read all the regular online only Phoenix stories AND receive the packed digital edition every fortnight (25 per year). Great value for so many inside stories!

Subscribe Now! I'm a Subscriber

THERESA MAY CAVE
Theresa May SEARCH TEAMS say it could be years before they are able to rescue Theresa May and her cabinet from the massive pothole they are trapped in. The British Prime Minister and her colleagues marched straight into a maze of confusion following their decision to get... Read more »

To access this content, you must be a Phoenix subscriber.

Get access to The Phoenix online for as low as €1.50 per week. Read all the regular online only Phoenix stories AND receive the packed digital edition every fortnight (25 per year). Great value for so many inside stories!

Subscribe Now! I'm a Subscriber

Bertie’s decision: public reacts
Bertie Ahern By Dee Pressing THERE WAS consternation last weekend after former Taoiseach, Bertie Ahern, reiterated his pledge not to run for president against incumbent Michael Twee Higgins. “I’m devastated,” said a barber in Limerick. “My entire family was looking forward to letting him know that we... Read more »

To access this content, you must be a Phoenix subscriber.

Get access to The Phoenix online for as low as €1.50 per week. Read all the regular online only Phoenix stories AND receive the packed digital edition every fortnight (25 per year). Great value for so many inside stories!

Subscribe Now! I'm a Subscriber

FIVE GUYS REVIEW THE IRISH TIMES
Five Guys AS THE black and white décor had accurately forewarned, a colourless experience lay ahead – but we could never have known how utterly bland this serving of monochrome mediocrity would prove to be. Choosing from an insipid menu, we started with something called a “Fintan”.... Read more »

To access this content, you must be a Phoenix subscriber.

Get access to The Phoenix online for as low as €1.50 per week. Read all the regular online only Phoenix stories AND receive the packed digital edition every fortnight (25 per year). Great value for so many inside stories!

Subscribe Now! I'm a Subscriber

SPOT THE DIFFERENCE
StD-3613 TAX HAVEN PASCHAL DONOHOE Brass plaque operations Brass neck in operation Practises double Irish Practises double Dutch Light-touch regulation Soft-touch regulation Low headline rate Plenty of negative headlines No physical presence No presence whatsoever Use trusts Misused trust Flexible with corporate law Flexible with corporation... Read more »

To access this content, you must be a Phoenix subscriber.

Get access to The Phoenix online for as low as €1.50 per week. Read all the regular online only Phoenix stories AND receive the packed digital edition every fortnight (25 per year). Great value for so many inside stories!

Subscribe Now! I'm a Subscriber

THOSE IRISH DERBY NON-RUNNERS
Green jersey Drumm Beat: ONCE considered a “banker” by punters before betraying their faith with a shocking display under a free rein in the Meltdown Banking Handicap. No luck Stateside since then when collared by Boston Marshall before having a stop put to his gallop completely by... Read more »

To access this content, you must be a Phoenix subscriber.

Get access to The Phoenix online for as low as €1.50 per week. Read all the regular online only Phoenix stories AND receive the packed digital edition every fortnight (25 per year). Great value for so many inside stories!

Subscribe Now! I'm a Subscriber

LOVE ISLAND
Leo Love Island 2018 Spoiler: Leo finally apologises to Micheál after being slammed by new boy Eoghan LEO VARADKAR’S behaviour has shocked viewers and TDs as he callously smiled at Brendan Howlin while Micheál cried in front of him. The playboy turned his head for three party leaders in... Read more »

To access this content, you must be a Phoenix subscriber.

Get access to The Phoenix online for as low as €1.50 per week. Read all the regular online only Phoenix stories AND receive the packed digital edition every fortnight (25 per year). Great value for so many inside stories!

Subscribe Now! I'm a Subscriber

DRUMM SLAMS GOVERNMENT OVER ‘WASTED TALENT’
David Drumm By Al Catraz FORMER Anglo-Irish Bank chief executive David Drumm has slammed the government for facilitating “a wanton waste of talent” following his first week in jail for industrial-scale fraud. In a memo smuggled out of Mountjoy in someone’s arse yesterday the convicted fraudster says... Read more »

To access this content, you must be a Phoenix subscriber.

Get access to The Phoenix online for as low as €1.50 per week. Read all the regular online only Phoenix stories AND receive the packed digital edition every fortnight (25 per year). Great value for so many inside stories!

Subscribe Now! I'm a Subscriber

T.V. LISTINGS
Retro tv icon Love Ireland: TV3 – 8pm A group of politicians living in isolation from the outside world in a villa called Leinster House and constantly under media surveillance. To survive in the villa two political parties must couple up with one another to form a ‘government’... Read more »

To access this content, you must be a Phoenix subscriber.

Get access to The Phoenix online for as low as €1.50 per week. Read all the regular online only Phoenix stories AND receive the packed digital edition every fortnight (25 per year). Great value for so many inside stories!

Subscribe Now! I'm a Subscriber

HEY BUDDY!
Seal of the President of the United States The Ambassador of the United States to Ireland cordially invites you to attend the biggest, vastest, most funly July 4th celebration EVER at his residence in the Phoenix Park. This year the emphasis is very much on family fun — though maybe not all together... Read more »

To access this content, you must be a Phoenix subscriber.

Get access to The Phoenix online for as low as €1.50 per week. Read all the regular online only Phoenix stories AND receive the packed digital edition every fortnight (25 per year). Great value for so many inside stories!

Subscribe Now! I'm a Subscriber

LABOUR CALLS FOR STATE APOLOGY
Labour-logo By Maya Culpa THERE WERE growing calls last night for the former government to issue a State apology to members of the Labour Party community. The call for a gesture of compassion comes just days after Taoiseach Leo Varadkar issued an apology to gay people... Read more »

To access this content, you must be a Phoenix subscriber.

Get access to The Phoenix online for as low as €1.50 per week. Read all the regular online only Phoenix stories AND receive the packed digital edition every fortnight (25 per year). Great value for so many inside stories!

Subscribe Now! I'm a Subscriber

HARRY AND MEG’S DUBLIN ITINERARY
Harry and Megan 10am: Land in Dublin. 10.30am: Stand smiling beside Leo while he still struggles with a hurl, as is tradition. 11.00am: Go to Croke Park to learn about the GAA and its historically mixed feeling towards your family. 12.00pm: Lunch in the Cat and Cage Pub... Read more »

To access this content, you must be a Phoenix subscriber.

Get access to The Phoenix online for as low as €1.50 per week. Read all the regular online only Phoenix stories AND receive the packed digital edition every fortnight (25 per year). Great value for so many inside stories!

Subscribe Now! I'm a Subscriber

VARADKAR WON’T APOLOGISE FOR APOLOGIES
Leo Varadkar By Max Culpa TAOISEACH Leo Varadkar has refused point blank to apologise for the number of apologies he has presided over in the Dáil, leaving some members of the opposition apologetic with rage (surely “apoplectic”? – Ed) In fact, he has just announced that the... Read more »

To access this content, you must be a Phoenix subscriber.

Get access to The Phoenix online for as low as €1.50 per week. Read all the regular online only Phoenix stories AND receive the packed digital edition every fortnight (25 per year). Great value for so many inside stories!

Subscribe Now! I'm a Subscriber

Drumm pulls on the Green Jersey again
David Drumm REPUBLIC OF IRELAND supporters are being urged to support Mexico at this year’s World Cup. Chairman of the Green Jersey Brigade David Drumm made the plea to get behind El Tricolor at this summer’s tournament. Drummer said the North American nation represented everything that is... Read more »

To access this content, you must be a Phoenix subscriber.

Get access to The Phoenix online for as low as €1.50 per week. Read all the regular online only Phoenix stories AND receive the packed digital edition every fortnight (25 per year). Great value for so many inside stories!

Subscribe Now! I'm a Subscriber