Councillor John Leahy, Lucinda Creighton TD and financial adviser  Eddie Hobbs at the Tara Towers Hotel in Dublin. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw.

Lucinda Creighton and mortgage broker Karl Deeter have presented a code of conduct prohibiting “cronyism” for members of a new party, to a sou(...)

Former Fine Gael minister of state for Europe, Lucinda Creighton, held a “Reboot Ireland” event on January 2nd with financial adviser and commentator Eddie Hobbs. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

The launch of Lucinda Creighton’s new party will not take place within the eight week deadline she set in January.The launch is now expected in early (...)

Recruiter for Reboot Ireland Eddie Hobbs has said that the group is on course to have 60 candidates available for the next general election. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw/The Irish Times

The as-yet-nameless political party known as Reboot Ireland is on target to have 60 available candidates for the next general election, its recruiter (...)

Lucinda Creighton and Eddie Hobbs: the new party’s watchwords are reform and change, but it needs to attract ideas and personalities. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

Those who believe the new political party that will be formed in early March will be a Lucinda Creighton vehicle have not taken account of the Hobbsia(...)

Taoiseach Enda Kenny and  Tánaiste Joan Burton  at a press conference on the outcome of their  Cabinet meeting  on jobs this week.  Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Alas, we couldn’t make it to Lucinda Creighton’s breakfast gig yesterday morning owing to the fact that we were stuck to the bed with fright after hea(...)

Back from the hols: Taoiseach Enda Kenny and Tánaiste Joan Burton. Photograph: Alan Betson

Enda and Joan invited a few people around yesterday afternoon to see in the new political year. There was a good turnout for their press conference in(...)

Lucinda Creighton said “nothing Machiavellian” about her decision to invite only woman political correspondents to a briefing on her new party. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

  Lucinda Creighton has said there is “nothing Machiavellian” about her decision to invite only woman political correspondents to a briefi(...)

Canadian prime minister Stephen Harper: few of his incremental reforms can be described as radical but taken together, over several years, they have amounted to an astonishingly successful centre-right revolution. Photograph: Ben Nelms/Reuters

According to the website of our new, as yet unnamed, political party, its first founding principle is “the building of an economy that supports entrep(...)

  Lucinda Creighton at the launch of the new political party in  Dublin. “It will of course be hard. Slings and arrows are at the ready, pointed at us.” Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Ambitious, combative and delivering her message with apparently unshakeable self belief: it was a vintage Lucinda Creighton performance as the former (...)

Eddie Hobbs at the launch of Lucinda Creighton’s new political party. Photograph Nick Bradshaw

Eddie Hobbs has undoubtedly done this State – or at least its citizens – some service, but characterising him as a universally popular people’s cham(...)