Former minister for finance Brian Lenihan was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer in December 2009 and died in June 2011. File photograph: Frank Miller/The Irish Times

A Fianna Fáil TD has suggested the stress of the banking crisis may have contributed to the illness which killed former minister for finance Brian Len(...)

Independent TD Mattie McGrath has criticised his constituency colleague, Minister for the Environment Alan Kelly, for taking part in a sod-turning cer(...)

 Willie O’Dea: “I think it’s totally inappropriate. I think it’s absolutely inappropriate. Frankly I’ve never heard anything like it.” File photograph: Frank Miller/The Irish Times

Football Association of Ireland (FAI) chief executive John Delaney’s decision to seek electoral support for Minister for the Environment Alan Kelly ha(...)

  Fianna Fáil Spokesperson on Finance Michael McGrath

EOIN BURKE-KENNEDY and PAMELA NEWENHAM Fianna Fáil finance spokesman Michael McGrath has called on the Central Bank to undertake a review of its cont(...)

Aeriel footage of flooding in Clonmel, Co Tipperary.

Residents of the Kilganey area of Clonmel, Co Tipperary are leaving their homes this evening as the river Suir continues to rise. The decision was t(...)

Anyone named in the draft report will be contacted on Saturday and given two weeks to respond, Fianna Fáil finance spokesman Michael McGrath said. Photograph:  David Sleator/The Irish Times

The final draft report of the Oireachtas banking inquiry will be distributed to members this morning. The finalisation team tasked with rescuing the (...)

Fianna Fáil’s finance spokesman Michael McGrath: said up to 300,000 variable-rate mortgage customers were being ripped off by their banks.

The Minister for Finance should not regulate the Central Bank, Tánaiste Joan Burton told the Dáil yesterday. “This is what led us down the (...)

“We have become utterly complacent about using machinery – nobody cares and it’s appalling,” said Judge Donagh McDonagh

The operators of machinery such as cherry pickers have become complacent, warned a judge on Thursday as he fined University College Cork €80,000 for b(...)

Michael McGrath: Pensioners will not bee fooled by the budget. Photograph: The Irish Times

Fianna Fail finance spokesman Michael McGrath has welcomed the universal social charge (USC) relief but accused the Government of introducing taxes an(...)

Michael McGrath: “There is no building and there is no supply, and the problem is only going to get worse”

The construction industry is telling TDs it is not viable to build houses, Fianna Fáil finance spokesman Michael McGrath told the Dáil. The Government(...)