Ciaran Lynch, Chairman of the Oireachtas Committee of Inquiry into the Banking Crisis

The architecture of Irish governance compares favourably with other jurisdictions. Successive Irish governments have introduced far-reaching reforms o(...)

Independent TD Mick Wallace: “It’s a good weekend for them [arms dealers] because it looks like there’s going to be even more arms used.” Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

The West is arming both sides in the Syrian conflict and in Iraq and has created Islamic State, Independent TD Mick Wallace has claimed. Mr Wallace (...)

Speaking in Galway on Saturday, where he attended a vigil with the French honorary consul Catherine Gagneux and a celebration of Diwali with the Indian community, Minister of State Aodhán Ó Riordáin said: “Irish people connect with those truly republican French values of liberty equality and fraternity, and those values are going to be sorely tested now”. File photograph: Frank Miller/The Irish Times

Minister of State at the Department of Justice Aodhán Ó Riordáin has said an “attack on France” is an “attack on us, as Europeans”, but has expressed (...)

A screengrab showing a tweet from Independent TD Mick Wallace which has promted an angry reaction on social media.

Independent TD Mick Wallace has insisted he does not regret sending a controversial tweet about the Paris attacks. Mr Wallace has been criticised heav(...)

Independent TD Mick Wallace told Taoiseach Enda Kenny that “we need to build social housing through the local authorities. Not until then will you solve the housing crisis.”  File photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

A cartel of predominantly foreign investors are now controlling the rental market, it has been claimed in the Dáil. Independent TD Mick Wallace told T(...)

Mary Lou McDonald:  Denied move was an act of “desperation” by Sinnn Féin. Photograph: The Irish Times

A union leader behind the policy principles that form the basis for a left-wing voting pact has urged parties and TDs not to take an a la carte app(...)

 Minister for Finance Michael Noonan: He said Nama’s chief executive and chairman met the UK’s National Crime Agency  a number of weeks ago.  The focus of their talks “appears to be very much on the purchaser side of the transaction”, he said. Photograph:

A UK criminal investigation into the controversial “Project Eagle” sale of an 850 property loan portfolio for €1.6 billion is not concerned with the r(...)

Mick Wallace said in the Dáil that a insider in Dublin collaborated with the US firm. Photograph: PA

Independent TD Mick Wallace has claimed the National Asset Management Agency (Nama) was involved in ensuring US investor Cerberus acquired the 800-pro(...)

Nama has urged Mick Wallace to engage with the agency.  Photograph: Eric Luke / The Irish Times

State agency Nama has told independent TD Mick Wallace that there is not a “shred of evidence” for his claim that an insider collaborated with US c(...)

Nama chairman Frank Daly at Leinster House yesterday. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

The chairman of the National Asset Management Agency has expressed concern that there may be an agenda to stop the organisation in its tracks. (...)