Sinn Féin president Gerry Adams has hit out at his political opponents and the media over what he says is the politicisation of the Maíria Cahill sexual abuse controversy. Photograph:  Charles McQuillan/Getty Images

Sinn Féin president Gerry Adams has hit out at his political opponents and the media over what he says is the politicisation of the Maíria Cahill s(...)

Tánaiste Joan Burton told the Dáil today that  the timeline for Irish Water was ‘too ambitious’. Photograph: Eric Luke / The Irish Times

Tánaiste Joan Burton has told the Dáil she does not “anticipate” any bonus payments in Irish Water until the company is “operational”.During heated ex(...)

Maíria Cahill leaves Government Buildings following talks with Taoiseach Enda Kenny yesterday. Afterwards, she repeated her claim that she had discussed her allegations of sexual abuse with Sinn Féin president Gerry Adams at a meeting with him. Photograph: Eric Luke

Sinn Féin and its leader Gerry Adams have been left reeling by Maíria Cahill’s determination to challenge the republican movement about the way in (...)

Taoiseach Enda Kenny with abuse survivor Mairia Cahill following their meeting at Government Buildings in Dublin. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

Taoiseach Enda Kenny said he would meet those named by alleged rape victim Mairia Cahill during angry Dáil exchanges with Sinn Féin leader Gerry Adam(...)

Not so long ago, in a troubled place they called the Six County Statelet, decent IRA volunteers indiscriminately murdered in a futile attempt to unite(...)

 Maíria Cahill leaving Government Buildings following talks with Taoiseach Enda Kenny today. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times 6:55

Maíria Cahill brought a very serious allegation to Taoiseach Enda Kenny this morning: that child sex abusers were moved by republicans from Northern I(...)

Taoiseach Enda Kenny has today described Maíria Cahill as “a courageous, confident, brave young woman who is a force to be reckoned with” after a meeting in Government Buildings.  Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire 3:45

Taoiseach Enda Kenny has today described Maíria Cahill as “a courageous, confident, brave young woman who is a force to be reckoned with” after a one-(...)

 Willie O’Dea: has received ’no coherent explanation’ from Irish Water. Photograph: Gareth Chaney, Collins

Fianna Fáil TD Willie O’Dea will not be submitting his PPS number to Irish Water because of its response to queries he made, he has told the Dáil.He t(...)

Gerry Adams: getting a chilly response. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

What do Gerry Adams and the pope have in common? To their true believers, they are infallible. There was a strange atmosphere in the chamber yesterday(...)

Sinn Féin leader Gerry Adams told the Dáil that neither Taoiseach Enda Kenny nor Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin had asked him for his version of events in the controversy over the alleged cover-up of rape allegations. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

There were sharp exchanges in the Dáil when Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin raised the controversy over allegations by Belfast woman Maíria Cahill o(...)