Lucinda Creighton: said she  was not from a political background and had no time for TDs who viewed politics almost as a family business Photograph: Cyril Byrne

It’s looking increasingly likely that Lucinda Creighton will take the plunge in the new year and set up a new political party.She may be talking about(...)

Socialist Party MEP Paul Murphy has accused Fianna Fáil leader Michael Martin and Micheal McDowell of hypocrisy in urging a No vote in the referendum on abolishing the Seanad.

Socialist Party MEP Paul Murphy has accused Fianna Fáil and Micheal McDowell of hypocrisy in urging a No vote in the referendum on abolishing the Sean(...)

Independent Senator Katherine Zappone: one of the Democracy Matters group seeking reform of the Seanad, not abolition

The Democracy Matters group backed by former tánaiste Michael McDowell has reached the halfway point in its drive to raise €70,000 for its campaign to(...)