Galway’s Danny Cummins celebrates scoring his side’s  goal. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Galway 1-11 Derry 0-8 The rap sheet on this Galway side is getting harder and harder to stand over. For the second weekend in a row they won a (...)

Liam Silke tackles Benny Heron during Galway’s victory over Derry in Salthill. Photograph: Inpho

Galway 1-11 Derry 0-8 A commendable evening’s work from Galway in rotten conditions in Salthill. They played better against the gale-force wind and o(...)

 Enda Kenny: ‘The Minister has given [the banks] a warning.’ Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Taoiseach Enda Kenny has indicated that action may be taken against the banks in the next budget if they fail to reduce variable mortgage interest r(...)

Taoiseach Enda Kenny has indicated that action may be taken against the banks in the budget if they fail to reduce variable mortgage interest rates.

Taoiseach Enda Kenny has indicated that action may be taken against the banks in the budget if they fail to reduce variable mortgage interest rates. (...)

Independent TD for Kildare North Catherine Murphy outside the Department of Finance after meeting Minister for Finance Michael Noonan about the IBRC inquiry. Photograph: Aidan Crawley/The Irish Times

Independent TD Catherine Murphy said she is confident her concerns about the commission of investigation into the Irish Bank Resolution Corporation (I(...)

Mary Lou McDonald said the Taoiseach or Tánaiste should make a robust statement in defence of Dáil privilege. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill / The Irish Times

Sinn Féin’s Mary Lou McDonald has again defended her use Dáil privilege to name former politicians who were accused of having offshore bank accounts t(...)

Taoiseach Enda Kenny will remain silent for now on the unprecedented stand-off between the political system and the judiciary which has convulsed the (...)

Former Fianna Fáil TD Noel O’Flynn has criticised party leader Micheál Martin and said the party is cannibalising itself rather than gaining support under his leadership. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times.

Barry Roche, Southern Correspondent Former Fianna Fáil TD Noel O’Flynn has criticised party leader Micheál Martin and said the party is cannibalising (...)

When a roomful of mostly middle-aged men “scoffed” at the suggestion by the young woman that they should go out an do a bit of canvassing on marriage (...)

FF’s Limerick  poll-topper Willie O’Dea waded in. “We are dealing with tomorrow before today.” Photograph: The Irish Times  3:30

It all began with a silly quip from a Taoiseach high on scones and jam. And then the situation escalated rapidly until chaos and confusion engulfed th(...)