Enda Kenny has said a situation where facilities were “abused” was unacceptable after a draft HSE audit highlighted “excessive” travel claims

Enda Kenny has criticised the HSE whose audit revealed ‘excessive’ travel claims

An Taoiseach, Enda Kenny, TD, at the launch of Global Irish: Ireland’s Diaspora Policy, at Government Buildings, Dublin. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill / The Irish Times

Taoiseach says National Economic Dialogue will consider pay and tax priorities

Launching her party’s clár for the Sinn Féin Ardfheis in Derry on Friday and Saturday, Ms McDonald referred to her party’s recent abstention in the vote on Independent Socialist Clare Daly’s defeated Bill to permit abortion in cases of fatal foetal abnormalities. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

McDonald sees no future coalition with Labour Party ‘in its current frame of mind’

Minister for Public Expenditure Brendan Howlin has been urged to put “flesh on the bones” of his proposed open forum to consider pay and tax levels. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Fianna Fáil and Sinn Féin call on Government to clarify details on pay and tax plans

Fianna Fáil transport spokesman Timmy Dooley  who has called on the Government not to sell its stake in Aer Lingus.  Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Joan Burton confirms Willie Walsh to talk to parties this week

Fianna Fáil environment spokesman Barry Cowen: says Brendan Howlin is weeping “crocodile tears”.  “I’m glad he’s acknowledged the errors of their ways. I’d like to see ways and means by which he might address those errors.” Photograph: Eric Luke

Fianna Fáil Barry Cowen says Government has gone too far with ‘wholesale cull’ of councillors, but Minister for Agriculture Simon (...)

Tánaiste Joan Burton has criticised banks for pulling out of deals with customers in mortgage difficulty. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Tánaiste says reducing bankruptcy periods may send message to institutions ‘playing games’ with customers in difficulty

Tipperary TD Michael Lowry: “If I’m re-elected I’d be happy to look at it. In principle I’ve no difficulty supporting a government that produces economic policies that are good for the country.” Photograph: Eric Luke

Michael Lowry indicates openness to supporting new Fine Gael-Labour administration

Councillor John Leahy, Lucinda Creighton TD and financial adviser  Eddie Hobbs at the Tara Towers Hotel in Dublin. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw.

Lucinda Creighton and Karl Deeter present code of conduct prohibiting ‘cronyism’

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