Cllr John O’Donnell from Donegal filmed in a meeting with an undercover RTÉ reporter.  Photograph: RTÉ

A Donegal county councillor has told a court he is facing bankruptcy as a result of failed business dealings and does not have money to pay compensati(...)

Cllr John O’Donnell from Donegal filmed in a meeting with an undercover RTÉ reporter. A court was told on that the politician had failed to make any payments despite several previous court appearances. Photograph: RTÉ

A judge has warned a politician who appeared in a controversial RTÉ Investigates programme to appear in court next month or face arrest over a long-ru(...)

 Minister of State Simon Harris: “I think all of the councillors involved have very serious issues to reflect on.” Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Minister of State Simon Harris has called on the councillors featured on the RTÉ television expose on political lobbying to resign their local author(...)

Cllr John O’Donnell from Donegal filmed in a meeting with an undercover RTÉ reporter. Mr O’Donnell ’s membership of the LAMA has been ‘terminated with immediate effect,’ after he refused to resign. Photograph: RTÉ

Two of the councillors who featured in the RTÉ Investigates programme on Monday night have resigned from Local Authority Members Association (LAMA), t(...)

A third county council has said it will review issues raised in an RTÉ programme on political lobbying. Monaghan County Council has said it is carry(...)

Sandbags are cleared away from Quinns Chemist in Crossmolina after the weekends flood damage. “The irony this week is that many of those generous activists will be councillors. “  Pic:  Michael McLaughlin

We took the twisting, single-lane road through the Conor Pass out of Dingle last weekend. In the pale December light as the storm played itself out, (...)

John O’Donnell released a statement accusing RTÉ of breaching “my constitutional and EU law rights to privacy”. Photograph: The Irish Times

A Donegal councillor is facing calls to resign from his colleagues after he was recorded asking for money to help with a wind farm development. Inde(...)

Donegal County Council is to examine allegations made against one of its councillors in an RTÉ programme on political lobbying ‘as an issue of urgency and priority’

Donegal and Sligo County Councils are to review isses raised in an RTÉ programme on political lobbying Donegal council said it will to examine the al(...)

Councillor Hugh Mc Elvaney from Monaghan filmed in a meeting with an undercover RTÉ reporter.

Minister for Agriculture and Defence Simon Coveney has said he is glad Monaghan Councillor Hugh McElvaney no longer represents Fine Gael after watchin(...)

FF Cllr Joe Queenan – as secretly filmed by the RTE Investigations unit. Photograph: RTÉ

A Fianna Fáil councillor has resigned from the party after he was filmed offering to act as an intermediary for a company in return for an investment (...)