David Norris: said it was clear that Alan Shatter and Martin Callinan should resign “for the moral welfare and decency of political standards in this country”.

There were sharp exchanges in the Seanad when Independent Senator David Norris said it was time the Minister for Justice and Garda Commissioner(...)

Performance artist Rory O’Neill, in his Panti Bliss guise, whose appearance on RTE’s Saturday Night Show provoked complaints. File Photograph: Matt Kavanagh/The Irish Times

There were sharp exchanges in the Seanad today when it was proposed Minister for Communications Pat Rabbitte attend the House to discuss financial com(...)

There were 112 proposals made between 1937 and 2013 for the reform of the Seanad, Marie-Louise O’Donnell said

There were 112 proposals made between 1937 and 2013 for the reform of the Seanad, Marie-Louise O’Donnell said.They covered such matters as size and co(...)

TDs said they were prepared to compel former CRC chief executive Brian Conlan to do appear before the Public Accounts Committee.

Brian Conlan, the recently resigned chief executive of the Central Remedial Clinic (CRC), has confirmed he will now appear before the Public Accounts (...)

Gerry Adams said next week’s budget would be the seventh austerity measure.

There were sharp exchanges between the Taoiseach and the Sinn Féin leader on next week’s budget.Enda Kenny told Gerry Adams that Sinn Féin had done n(...)

 Christopher Coburn and Patrick Lavelle put the finishing touches on the polling station at the Labour Relations Commission on Haddington Road, Dublin .

There was a barely submerged rage against the possible dying of the light among Senators yesterday as the House sat for the last time before today’s r(...)

Poet Seamus Heaney:  his passing has been spoken about all over the world

There were tributes from all sides of the House to the late Seamus Heaney. Taoiseach Enda Kenny said so much had been written about the Nobel laureate(...)

Regina Doherty to make formal complaint over  Norris comments

Fine Gael TD Regina Doherty is to make a formal complaint about remarks made about her by Senator David Norris in the Seanad today. Ms Doherty (...)