Donegal Senator Brian Ó Domhnaill has had his drink-driving case adjourned until March. File photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

A case of alleged drink-driving against Donegal Senator Brian Ó Domhnaill has been adjourned again until March 16th.Senator Ó Domhnaill (38), from Kil(...)

Fianna Fáil Senator Brian Ó Domhnaill. File Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

A case of alleged drink-driving against Donegal Senator Brian Ó Domhnaill has been adjourned.The Fianna Fáil politician, who did not appear in court, (...)

Colm Burke: “The level of abuse and threats made to people has been outrageous.”     Photograph:  Tony O’Connell Photography

Fine Gael Senator Colm Burke said it was “very sad” that a Cork hotel had to cancel an event due to the security risks posed to Taoiseach Enda Kenny,(...)

Minister for the Environment Alan Kelly: said that Irish Water was  necessary as an infrastructural  utility. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

Minister for the Environment Alan Kelly has said he would not rule out holding a referendum to ensure Irish Water stays in public ownership.He was sp(...)

Fianna Fáil leader  Micheál Martin  keep an eye on any announcements of future electoral intentions by the party’s Senators. Photograph: Michael Mac Sweeney/Provision

Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin has asked the party’s TDs to decide over the summer if they are going to contest the next general election. He will (...)

Minister for the Environment Phil Hogan accepted the second stage of Senator Feargal Quinn’s Bill. Photograph: David Sleator

The Government has accepted legislation by Independent Senator Feargal Quinn requiring the installation of ca(...)

Largo Foods managing director Ray Coyle and Mr Tayto

Crisp-maker Largo Foods is to close its manufacturing facility in Co Donegal with the loss of 140 jobs. The company, which mak(...)

The Family and Life website.

A Fine Gael TD has called for an investigation into a pro-life organisation which brought 13 politicians to New York and Washington last March and is (...)

Fianna Fáil Senator Brian Ó Domhnaill was investigated by the Standards in Public Office Commission over travel and subsistence claims made between 2006 and 2007.

A Fianna Fáil Senator already investigated by the Standards in Public Office Commission for alleged duplication of expenses claims has now separately (...)

Former tánaiste Mary Coughlan:  “We need new blood, but the door isn’t closed entirely.” Photograph: Alan Betson

Attempts by former senior Fianna Fáil office holders to return to elected office are expected to be firmly resisted by party headquarters.“We need can(...)