Maíria Cahill  and Taoiseach Enda Kenny  outside Government Buildings after their meeting last week. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

The Government has said the onus is on Sinn Féin to arrange the meeting it requested between the Taoiseach and the four people named as having carr(...)

Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin: Allegations of a cover-up demand a wider response. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Micheál Martin has called for a special cross-Border commission to be established to examine how Sinn Féin and the IRA dealt with sex abuse cases dur(...)

A weekend opinion poll shows Sinn Féin leader Gerry Adams’s personal rating down from 47% to 40%. Photograph: Gareth Chaney Collins

Sinn Féin and leader Gerry Adams have suffered a drop in support in newspaper opinion polls, following a week in which the Maíria Cahill controversy w(...)

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-(...)