After weeks of negotiations Enda Kenny is expected to be reelected as Taoiseach on May 6th.
Independent Kerry TD Danny Healy-Rae has said he does not agree with all the talk about climate change because only God controls the weather.
Pat Leahy, deputy political editor of The Irish Times reports from Leinster House as we edge closer and closer to the formation of a minority Fine Gael government. Video: Bryan O'Brien
Mick Wallace TD gives an emotional account of visiting Calais and Dunkirk during a Dáil debate on migration and the refugee crisis.
A Sinn Féin organised event marked the anniversary of the 1916 Rising outside the GPO. Deputy First Minister Martin McGuinness addressed the crowd and spoke about the dissident republicans who marched to the GPO the previous day.
Dublin’s Convention centre hosted the 2016 Sinn Fein Ard Fheis which was particularly focused on the anniversary of the 1916 Rising. Harry McGee reports.
Newly elected TD Catherine Martin, of the Green Party, makes an impassioned call for the formation of a government in her first parliamentary speech.
Irish Times Deputy Political Editor Pat Leahy reports from Leinster House where both acting Taoiseach Enda Kenny and Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin have failed for the third time to be elected taoiseach in the Dáil. Video: Bryan O'Brien
Michael O’Regan reports from Leinster House as Independent TDs arrive for a meeting to decide on their position ahead of the Dáil vote to elect a taoiseach. Video: Bryan O'Brien
Speaking in the Dáil, Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin has criticised the Taoiseach's 'spinning and manouvering' as they enter discussions on forming a government.
Joan Burton confirms that the Labour party will abstain from voting for Enda Kenny as Taoiseach.
Acting Taoiseach Enda Kenny has told Independent TDs that they can either support a minority Fine Gael government or face another election. The Taoiseach still has to ask Fianna Fáil on the conditions of their possible support. Pat Leahy reports.
U.S. President Barack Obama on Wednesday (March 23) showed off his dance moves by taking to the floor with a celebrated Argentine tango dancer.
It was part of an official state dinner for Obama and wife Michelle, hosted by President Mauricio Macri.
The 32nd Dáil meets for the second time on March 22nd. What's on the agenda and are we any closer to forming a new government? Irish Times parliamentary correspondent Michael O'Regan reports.
Donald Trump told the Palm Beach Republican Party Lincoln Day fundraising dinner on Sunday (March 20) that Barack Obama should have left Havana after President Raul Castro didn't greet the U.S. President at the airport. Video: Reuters
The soundbites of the first sitting of the 32nd Dáil makes you think they earn every penny.
With Fianna Fáil and Fine Gael unwilling to enter a coalition there is no obvious way to form a government for the 32nd Dáil, so what happens next? Fiach Kelly reports.
TDs sat to elect a Ceann Comhairle and Taoiseach for the 32nd Dáil. But first day nerves and the challenges ahead were foremost on their minds.
As new and not so new TDs arrive at Leinster House we ask them about the make-up of our future government. Video: Bryan O'Brien
Speaking to the media ahead of an EU summit with Turkey in Brussels, Enda Kenny has conceded that he unlikely to be elected as Taoiseach when the Dáil resumes this week. Video: EU Council
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