Taoiseach Enda Kenny  at the end of a European Union summit in Brussels, Belgium. Photograph: Thierry Charlier/AFP/Getty Images

Fine Gael is to propose the extension of pay related social insurance (PRSI) to incomes over €13,000 to help fund additional parental leave during a c(...)

Joan Burton: Upon mature reflection, she might decide the mantle of leadership is too great a responsibility to take on and withdraw her name. And pigs might fly. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill

Joan sidled in beside Enda during Questions to the Taoiseach and lingered in the Tánaiste’s pew until the Order of Business. Not, you understand, that(...)