Party commemorations will feature an historical drama show at the GPO.

An actor dressed as Patrick Pearse will deliver a midday reading of the Proclamation on O’Connell Street in Dublin “every day for 33 weeks” as part of(...)

Sinn Féin TD Aengus Ó Snodaigh has said that sex abuse claims will ‘weigh heavily’ on the minds of voters heading into next year’s general election. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Sinn Féin TD Aengus Ó Snodaigh said the current sex abuse claims made by Paudie McGahon will “weigh heavily” on the minds of some voters heading into (...)

Ictu president and general secretary of the Mandate union John Douglas

A senior trade unionist has told the Sinn Féin ardfheis he looks forward to working with the party in government, “both north and south”.John Douglas,(...)

Willie O’Dea:  people’s rights would “depend on the individual whim of their family doctor” when gender recognition should be “a matter of self-determination by the individual concerned”

The Gender Recognition Bill has been described as “a form of Irish solution to an Irish problem”, with the State adopting a “paternalistic approach”.(...)

 Aengus O’Snodaigh: ‘It does not take six  months to learn how to stack shelves.’ Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

Monitoring of the JobBridge scheme had revealed the vast majority of internships were found to be satisfactory, Minister for Communications, Energy(...)

Peter Mathews TD, formerly of Fine Gael, said there had been a “terrible trail of destruction, loss of life and mutilation” in countries across Europe because they lacked a constitutional provision allowing free votes on issues of conscience. Photograph: David Sleator/The Irish Times

An Independent TD has warned that the rigidity of the political party whip system in Ireland could lead to fascism. Peter Mathews, formerly of Fine Ga(...)

Sinn Féin’s Aengus Ó Snodaigh claims the Government has sat on its hands since the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development’s review of the Irish pension system was published. Photograph: Matt Kavanagh

The Government has given the go-ahead for an expert group to begin work on a new retirement plan to address the “pensions time bomb”. Tánaiste Joan B(...)

Ceann Comhairle Sean Barrett has suspended the Dáil following a row between Sinn Féinn and Tánaiste Joan Burton. 4:36

The Dáil was suspended three times amid a row between Sinn Féin TDs, the Government and Ceann Comhairle Seán Barrett. The House was initially suspend(...)

Sinn Féin deputy leader Mary Lou McDonald outside Leinster House, Dublin, after staging a sit-in following her suspension from the Dáil. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire 3:28

“It’s very peaceful in here,” quipped Mary Lou McDonald, smiling up at an almost full gallery of bored and weary journalists.It was her response to a (...)

Sinn Féin leader Gerry Adams (r) speaks to the media after Dublin South West byelection candidate Cathal King (c) lost out on a Dáil seat to Paul Murphy of the Anti Austerity Alliance. Sinn Féin had adopted an arguably more nuanced approach to the contentious issue since that defeat. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times.

Fearful Coalition politicians have been watching and waiting for the austerity issue that would finally push resilient and long-suffering Irish people(...)