Fianna Fáil Micheál Martin said Mr Kenny was “wrong” and “overly simplistic” in his portrayal of Fianna Fáil as the party that wrecked the economy. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin has this morning accused Taoiseach Enda Kenny of delivering a “big political lie” in a recent television interview.M(...)

Taoiseach Enda Kenny’s live studio interview on RTÉ’s Prime Time has been pushed back by a half hour, due to tonight’s extended climax for the “Who killed Lucy Beale?” storyline on  Eastenders. File photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Taoiseach Enda Kenny’s live studio interview on RTÉ’s Prime Time has been pushed back by a half hour, due to tonight’s extended climax for the “Who ki(...)

Enda Kenny: he and his Ministers “will feel shame each time they have to look upon Alan Shatter’s wistful, martyred face”. Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

Commission of inquiry into the findings of the Guerin report?Bring it on!Alan Shatter must have been delighted when he heard the news.Wheel in that Hi(...)

‘I’m a proper northsider,’ Leo Varadkar told listeners on ‘Sunday With Miriam’. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

A few minutes into his interview with Miriam O’Callaghan, Minister for Health Leo Varadkar drops his bombshell. It’s a piece of personal information t(...)

Tánaiste Joan Burton said she was ‘full of admiration’ for the way Minister for Health Leo Varadkar disclosed his sexuality publicly. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

Tánaiste Joan Burton said she was “full of admiration” for the manner in which her constituency colleague Leo Varadkar disclosed he was gay. The Tánai(...)

Minister for Health Leo Varadkar should be congratulated on his announcement – and left to get on with his job. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

Minister for Health Leo Varadkar’s decision to disclose that he is gay is an important personal choice for him but it is also a political moment, as n(...)

Minister for Health Leo Varadkar  at the RTÉ Radio centre for The Miriam O’Callaghan Show. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

Minister for Health Leo Varadkar has said he wants to be an “equal citizen in my own country” and intends speaking further about his sexuality as the(...)

Minister for Health Leo Varadkar with Miriam O’Callaghan in the RTÉ Radio Centre. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

Leo Varadkar was a teenager when he came out as openly Fine Gael. The early signs were there. His mother now understands why, at the tender age of sev(...)

‘Leo Varadkar’s brave interview will be seen as a significant moment in Irish society.’Pictured is the Minister for Health  with Miriam O’Callaghan in RTE Radio studios. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

Leo Varadkar’s brave interview will be seen as a significant moment in Irish society, a future clip on ‘Reeling in the Years’ which will provide a sig(...)

Minister for Health Leo Varadkar with  with Miriam O’Callaghan in RTÉ Radio studios on Sunday. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

The Gay and Lesbian Equality Network (GLEN) saluted the courage of the Minister for Health Leo Varadkar on Sunday after he talked publicly for the fir(...)