Lucinda Creighton, leader of Renua Ireland,  during the party’s first think-in in Dublin. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times

When you have to endure them every September, you realise the term “political party think-in” does violence to the English language. Once upon a time(...)

 Lucinda Creighton and Declan Ganley at a Renua Ireland think-in in Wood Quay, Dublin. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Renua Ireland is working on a radical new policy that would see the introduction of a flat tax on all income, with bands and most allowances being scr(...)

  Mary Lou McDonald: “There is nowhere for people to hide now; there is nobody in Sinn Féin holding a candle for anybody who carries out a brutal attack such as murder.” File photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Sinn Féin’s deputy leader, Mary Lou McDonald, has said it is not the job of her party to solve crime. Ms McDonald said politicians north and south of (...)

Lucinda Creighton: “Sinn Féin are very well aware that what they are saying in opposition is not going to be upheld if they get into government.” Photograph: Sara Freund

Sinn Féin’s stance on water charges proves it is not fit for government, according to Renua Ireland leader Lucinda Creighton. Ms Creighton on Monda(...)

Patrick McKee canvassing in the Carlow-Kilkenny byelection campaign. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times

Almost €30,000 was spent by Lucinda Creighton’s Renua Ireland party in its first attempt to have a candidate elected to the Dáil in the Carlow-Kilkenn(...)

Party says domestic wealth creators not valued by the Irish State. Photograph: The Irish Times

The rate of universal social charge (USC) paid by the self-employed would be brought into line with PAYE workers under proposals from Renua. The part(...)

Jonathan Irwin said he was still a strong supporter of Renua. Photograph: The Irish Times

Renua Ireland has lost a second general election candidate in two weeks with Jonathan Irwin confirming he will not be running for Lucinda Creighton’s (...)

Jonathan Irwin, founder and CEO of the Jack and Jill foundation,  has confirmed he will not be running for Renua. Photograph: Frank Miller

Renua Ireland has lost its second candidate in two weeks. Jonathan Irwin has confirmed he will not be running for the party headed by Lucinda Creighto(...)

Lucinda Creighton launched Renua’s policy on public procurement at the Dáil yesterday. Photograph: Sara Freund

Renua has published a policy on public procurement that calls for less centralisation, more social awareness and more use of technology. Presenting th(...)

Businessman Denis O’Brien. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times. 1:34

Leading members of the Government and Opposition have united in condemnation of businessman Denis O’Brien’s bid to sue the members of the Oireachtas (...)