Opposition TDs have staged a walkout from the Dáil chamber over the cancellation of a debate on the Guerin Report.
There were angry exchanges during Leader's Questions on Thursday after Jonathan O’Brien said his brother had been 'forced to go back into a hostel where drug-taking happens in front of him'.
The Governor of the Central Bank Patrick Honohan has told the Oireachtas Banking Inquiry that he believes Anglo Irish Bank should have been allowed to fail.
Former Fine Gael Minister Lucinda Creighton, Independent Offaly Councillor John Leahy and financial commentator Eddie Hobbs at the announcement of the new party in Dublin. Video: Daniel O'Connor
Protestations, resignations, and jubilations - Harry McGee presents the year that was in Irish politics. Video: Niamh Guckian
The Seanad has been adjourned amid heated exchanges about whether or not members of the House were drunk during last Friday night’s late sitting to discuss the Water Services Bill.
In his Christmas message An Taoiseach Enda Kenny says the government is "working day and night" to strengthen the economy and create jobs so those who have emigrated can return home. Video: merrionstreet.ie
Taoiseach Enda Kenny speaking from the Government buildings, addresses whether the banking inquiry is a wate of time.
Enda Kenny takes questions on Varadkar’s comments last night to repeal the 8th Amendment. The Minister for Health described the current laws as too restrictive.
Minister for Health Dr Leo Varadkar has ruled out holding a referendum to legalise abortion and instead called for a “considered and careful’’ debate on the issue.
Heated exchanges continued in the Dáil today as Independent TD Róisín Shortall was expelled in the extended row over the introduction of water charges.
Minister apologises in Dáil if he ‘involuntarily’ said something during water debate.
President Michael D. Higgins meets Chinese Premier Li Keqiang in Beijing, in a week-long visit aimed at boosting bilateral ties. Video: Reuters
Minister Alan Kelly meets the press outside the Dáil and says 'nothing is going to change in relation to the water charges'.
President Michael D Higgins meets with his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing. Video: Reuters
Former Taoiseach Liam Cosgrave (94) donates his father WT Cosgrave’s papers to the Royal Irish Academy to coincide with the anniversary of the First Executive Council on 6th Dec 1922. Video: Bryan O'Brien
Names in a dossier of former politicians who allegedly held offshore accounts have been read into the Dál record by Sinn Féin deputy leader Mary Lou McDonald.
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Ceann Comhairle Seán Barrett suspended the Dáil three times in an hour following a row between Sinn Féin TDs and Tánaiste Joan Burton.
Sections of Dublin city centre have been described by Independent Senator David Norris as “an area of dereliction and waste”.