Taoiseach Enda Kenny has defended Minister for Finance Michael Noonan’s handling of the inquiry into the controversial 2012 sale of Siteserv.

Taoiseach Enda Kenny has defended Michael Noonan’s handling of the inquiry into the controversial 2012 sale of Siteserv. Mr Kenny told the Dail that M(...)

Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin during his keynote speech at the party’s ardfheis in Dublin on Saturday night. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times.

Make no mistake about it - the general election campaign is under way.At least nine months out from the the polls, Micheál Martin used his party’s ard(...)

Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin speaking at the 76th party ardfheis at the RDS. Photograph: Eric Luke / The Irish Times. 3:13

A cut in Universal Social Charge (USC) and increases in a range of social benefits have been proposed by Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin.In his keyn(...)

Fianna Fáil leader Michéal Martin has described the protestors who confronted former Taoiseach Brian Cowen as he got into his car as “fascists”. Photograph: Alan Betson/ The Irish Times

Fianna Fáil leader Michéal Martin has described the protestors who confronted former Taoiseach Brian Cowen as he got into his car as “fascists” and sa(...)

Fianna Fail leader Micheal Martin and health spokesman Billy Kelleher (right) speak to the media before the start of th party’s ardfheis in the RDS, Dublin. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times 1:31

The Government is lining up the inquiry into the Siteserv deal to ensure it has an outcome it wants, the Fianna Fáil leader has claimed.Micheál Marti(...)

Minister of State at the Department of Finance Simon Harris insisted the Government was “not initiating this on the basis of any evidence of wrongdoing”. Photograph:   Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times.

The Government is insisting it did not establish a review into deals struck by the former Anglo Irish Bank because of “any evidence of wrongdoing”.(...)

In his last ardfheis before a general election, Fianna Fáil leader Michéal Martin will hope to spark enthusiasm among party activists and attract addi(...)

Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin raised the sale of Siteserv during leaders’ questions in the Dáil and asked Taoiseach Enda Kenny for an independent inquiry into the  sale.

A call has been made for an independent inquiry into the sale of Siteserv by IBRC to businessman Denis O’Brien’s firm Millington at a loss of €105 mil(...)

Micheál Martin’s insistence that Sinn Féin remains unfit for participation in a democratic republican government could be regarded as pre-election ski(...)

FF leader Micheál Martin: “Some women say to me they just don’t like the way the Dail operates.”  Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Fianna Fáil Micheál Martin has said “confidence and lifestyle” issues are a central to the party’s difficulties in securing more female election candi(...)