During a heated exchange in the Dáil Mary Lou McDonald TD has referred to the Tánaiste Joan Burton as a 'wimp'.
An Taoiseach Enda Kenny presents US President Barack Obama with a large pot of shamrocks to mark St. Patrick's Day. Video: Reuters
Renua Ireland has been launched as Ireland’s newest political party. Harry McGee followed the key players behind the scenes over the last month, to watch a new party being built. Video: Kathleen Harris
Professor David Farrell of UCD speaks to the Oireachtas inquiry into the banking crisis.
Yes Equality, a civil society group campaigning for the marriage equality referendum, was launched at a rally in Dublin on Monday. Video: Enda O' Dowd
Mary Minihan reports from the Sinn Féin Ard Fheis in Derry where party leaders made it clear that Sinn Féin wants to lead the next government in the Republic and will not prop up a Fine Gael or Fianna Fáil led administration.
To sustained applause and cheers from delegates at the party’s ardfheis in Derry, Sinn Féin deputy leader Mary Lou McDonald challenged Tánaiste Joan Burton to a debate, claiming the Labour leader had withdrawn her own call for a head-to-head.
Sinn Féin Deputy First Minister Martin McGuinness has said political parties have a “duty and responsibility” to address the issue of fatal foetal abnormality as his party ardfheis prepares to debate an abortion motion.
Sinn Féin leader Gerry Adams responds to reports that donors voiced concerns over economic policies as ardfheis gets underway in Derry.
Michael O'Regan reports from the annual Labour Party Conference in Killarney. Party leader and Tanaiste Joan Burton made a number of pre-election pledges including increased child benefit. Video: Bryan O'Brien
Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform Brendan Howlin speaks to Michael O'Regan at the annual Labour party conference in Killarney. Video: Bryan O'Brien
Education Minister Jan O'Sullivan announcing she intends to continue rolling out the planned new junior cycle programme without the agreement of teacher unions while at the Labour Party annual conference. Video: Bryan O'Brien
Senator Ivana Bacik speaks to Michael O'Regan about the Labour party's debate at the Ard Fheis on the repeal of the 8th amendment to the constitution. Video: Bryan O'Brien
Political Editor Stephen Collins interviews Enda Kenny about the issues of the day, including Greece, the same-sex marriage referendum and the Fine Gael/Labour coalition. Video: Daniel O' Connor/Bryan O' Brien
Harry McGee reports from the Fine Gael Ardfheis in the Taoiseach's home town of Castlebar, Co Mayo where the mood was buoyant as the party faithful were encouraged to gear up for election. Video: Bryan O'Brien
Dónal Donovan, the former Deputy Director at the IMF, appears before the Oireachtas Banking Inquiry.
As part of his tour of the Middle East Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade Charlie Flanagan visits the Israeli Holocaust Museum in Jerusalem. Video: Reuters
There has been furious exchanges in the Dáil after Ruth Coppinger TD was accused of calling the gardaí 'dogs'.
Anne Ferris TD said she had to support Clare Daly’s Bill to allow for abortion in cases of fatal foetal abnormality. The bill was defeated in the Dail by 104 votes to 20.
Ahead of voting, the Independent TD accused the Taoiseach of hypocrisy in heated Dáil exchanges on the Government’s rejection of her Bill.