The North’s Minister of Health Michelle O’Neill is confirmed as Sinn Féin’s leader in Northern Ireland and is now in line to be the North’s next Deputy First Minister.
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At Stormont Arlene Foster said that she's happy the enquiry into the RHI is finally going ahead.
Political commentators give insight into the rise of the phenomenon that is, Donald Trump. Video: Enda O'Dowd
Elections to the Stormont Assembly are to be held on March 2nd following the collapse of the powersharing executive. Video: Reuters
Gerry Adams has strongly criticised the DUP ahead of the Northern Ireland Assembly elections saying 'the failure in this case is fairly and squarely with the DUP.'
Minister for Foreign Affairs Charlie Flanagan has said that Northern Ireland is now 'much closer' to a snap election following the resignation of Deputy First Minister Martin McGuinness. Video: Reuters
Northern Ireland's First Minister Arlene Foster releases a video message, in which she says that 'Sinn Féins actions are not principled, they are political' following Martin McGuinness's resignation. Video: Democratic Unionist Party
Speaking to reporters outside Leinster House, Sinn Féin leader Gerry Adams has said that Arlene Foster treated Martin McGuinness in 'a dismissive way'. Video: Sinn Féin
Martin McGuinness has announced that he is resigning as Deputy First Minister over the refusal of Arlene Foster to step aside in the “cash for ash” row. Video: Reuters
U.S. President-elect Donald Trump questions whether Russia was responsible for computer hacks of Democratic Party officials, as he heads into a New Year's Party in Florida.
From musical ties to Santa permits the Dáil was alive to new political ideas this week. Video: Oireachtas TV
During Questions on promised legislation today in Leinster House, Sinn Féin TD Aengus O Snodaigh's Christmas tie was an unwelcome addition.
Theresa May made a political gaffe this week when she misunderstood the meaning of 'FFS', but she hasn't been the only politician to get confused by the language of technology and youth culture.
Today's Dáil was adjourned after angry exchanges over rental strategy as the chamber descended into a shouting match.
Minister for Housing Simon Coveney has published his strategy for the private rental sector but the proposals could already be in jeopardy as party sources in Fianna Fáil have indicated that they will not support the strategy.
Hugh Linehan talks to Pat Leahy on the Irish Times Inside Politics podcast about the latest poll and what it may mean for Fine Gael and the Taoiseach, Enda Kenny
Following a personal statement made by Gerry Adams in the Dáil regarding the murder of prison officer Brian Stack, Fine Gael TD Alan Farrell names two Sinn Féin TDs alleged to have withheld information about the killing. Video: Oireachtas TV
The Anti Austerity Alliance held their party's annual conference in the O'Callaghan Davenport Hotel on Saturday.
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