Taoiseach Enda Kenny has defended Minister for Finance Michael Noonan’s handling of the inquiry into the controversial 2012 sale of Siteserv.

Taoiseach Enda Kenny has defended Michael Noonan’s handling of the inquiry into the controversial 2012 sale of Siteserv. Mr Kenny told the Dail that M(...)

Senator Rónán Mullen: “The spin started with calling this the marriage equality referendum. That is designed to make people guilty as they go in to vote.” Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

Independent Senator Rónán Mullen has said the same-sex marriage referendum will restrict the Government’s ability to legislate for surrogacy.Mr Mulle(...)

Taoiseach Enda Kenny TD at the launch of Fine Gael’s Marriage Equality campaign, at the Gaiety Theatre, Dublin, along with Jerry Buttimer TD, Simon Coveney TD, Frances Fitzgerald TD and James Reilly TD. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill 4:50

A No vote in the same sex marriage would send a message that gay people are not equal citizens in Ireland, Minister for Health Leo Varadkar has said.F(...)

Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin addresses the party’s ardfheis in the RDS.  Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times 1:31

Fianna Fáil is ready to go back into Government, the party leader told its ardfheis in Dublin tonight. Micheál Martin told delegates the party was pre(...)

Anti-water meter protesters stop work by employees of GMC Sierra, a subsidiary of the Denis O’Brien-owned Siteserv, last April. Photograph: Colin Keegan, Collins

The speed at which events surrounding the Siteserv furore moved between Tuesday and yesterday was dictated by the severity of the political pressure a(...)

Former  chairman of IBRC Alan Dukes has  contradicted the Government’s account to the Dáil of how it dealt with concerns over Denis O’Brien’s acquisition of Siteserv. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times

The Government’s account to the Dáil of how it dealt with concerns over Denis O’Brien’s acquisition in 2012 of Siteserv has been directly contradicted(...)

Taoiseach Enda Kenny  told the Dáil on Wednesday Freedom of Information  documents would be released on Thursday which would set out  Minister for Finance Michael Noonan’s position on the sale of Siteserve.

Taoiseach Enda Kenny has insisted the State’s financial watchdog has the authority to investigate the sale of Siteserv for €45 million, at a loss to t(...)

At this stage the flatulent rat was snoozing in the Taoiseach’s breast pocket.

It is not widely known, but the first person a new taoiseach encounters upon entering Government Buildings after a general election is a doctor.The do(...)

Enda Kenny: “We will continue to lessen the burden of taxation on those people in the budget in October.” Photograph: The Irish Times

Taoiseach Enda Kenny on Tuesday night gave an indication that the government will run close to its full term when he predicted the next general electi(...)

Taoiseach Enda Kenny has all but ruled out Labour party proposals to cut the bankruptcy term to one year.  Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times.

Taoiseach Enda Kenny has all but ruled out Labour party proposals to cut the bankruptcy term to one year. Mr Kenny told the Dáil he was not objecting (...)