Compared with the blanket coverage given to the commemorations over Easter Weekend, the real centenary of the rebellion passes by on RTÉ with relatively little notice. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Ironic as it might seem, the Easter Rising shares one characteristic with Queen Elizabeth: both have two birthdays, an actual one and an official vers(...)

Fine Gael leader outgoing Taoiseach  Enda Kenny. Photograph: Eric Luke

Fine Gael TDs believe outgoing Taoiseach Enda Kenny will survive as leader if the party returns to government. The consensus is he would retire as t(...)

Independent TD Shane Ross has asked that the investment committee responsible for the €1.47 million wards of court fund appear before the Public Accounts Committee. Photograph: Matt Kavanagh/The Irish Times

The committee responsible for almost €1.5 billion worth of funds held for the State’s 18,500 wards of court may be invited before the Public Accounts (...)

Mairia Cahill, who claims  Sinn Féin covered up her allegations of child sexual abuse, said the party want to “get me to go away”. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

Sinn Féin deputy leader Mary Lou McDonald has said allegations that members of her party have covered up child abuse are “completely wrong”.Maíria Cah(...)

Tanaiste and Minister for Social Protection Joan Burton (left) and Mary Lou McDonald Sinn Fein, at the IBEC and Women for Election post-budget debate in Dublin. Photograph: Eric Luke / The Irish Times

Budget 2015 got a cautious welcome at a debate hosted by Ibec and the Women for Election campaign group on Thursday, but there were complaints that it(...)

 Angela Kerins: to step down as Rehab chief executive tomorrow. File  Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Rehab is facing cross-party demands within the Public Accounts Committee to definitively state today whether its outgoing chief Angela Kerins, (...)

 Brendan McDonagh (left), chief executive of Nama, and Frank Daly, chairman: Nama has sold about €1.2 billion of assets in Ireland and has €12 billion left on its books, in addition to about €9 billion overseas

The National Asset Management Agency expects to be left with a “rump” of €900 million of assets and land that it will not be able to shift by its tar(...)