Fianna Fáil councillor Jack Chambers has argued that the application by nine delegates to move back into Dublin West comes “at the eleventh hour” and goes against the party’s principles of one-member one-vote. Photograph: Conor McCabe Photograpy

An internal row has blown up between the two leading contenders to be the Fianna Fáil candidate in Dublin West for the general election. Ahead (...)

Nama chief executive Brendan McDonagh told members of the Public Accounts Committee on Thursday that  there are 122 developers in Nama who are currently drawing a salary

The National Asset Management Agency (Nama) has once again rejected claims that it is too soft on developers who borrowed too much during the boom.Nam(...)

 Ms Cahill was responding to reports the Government is considering a cross-Border inquiry. Photograph: Gareth Chaney Collins

An investigation to determine the extent of sexual abuse by IRA members should happen ahead of any all-island inquiry into the matter, Maíria Cahill (...)

 Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin with Maíria Cahill at Leinster House, Dublin, last month. Photograph: Gareth Chane/Collins

Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin met the North’s Minister of Justice, David Ford, yesterday to press his case for a cross-Border inquiry into “child(...)

Taoiseach Enda Kenny: “We don’t know who these men are we don’t know what they have done since they arrived among us in their banishment. But we need to know. And we intend to find out.” File photograph: Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg

A Cheann Comhairle, Dáil Éireann meets today to discuss allegations made by Ms Maíria Cahill against the IRA and that organisation’s handling of them.(...)

Deputy First Minister Martin McGuinness said the R&D project also underlined the US company’s commitment to the city.

FRANCESS McDONNELLSeagate Technology is to invest £34.7 million (€43.8 million) in a major new research and development project in Derry.The American (...)

The coffin of Ian Paisley, the former Democratic Unionist Party leader and first minister of Northern Ireland, is carried to his grave at the Ballygowan Free Presbyterian Church in Ballygowan, Northern Ireland  today. Photograph: Reuters

As the funeral of Ian Paisley was taking place today, political leaders from across the divide paid tribute in the Northern Assembly at Stormont to th(...)

Charlie Flanagan: “I believe it’s important that I’m straightforward and frank in how I deal with the partners in the Executive”

Minister for Foreign Affairs Charlie Flanagan last night refuted Sinn Féin leader Gerry Adams’ claim that electoral politics in the Republic motivate(...)

According to Deputy First Minister Martin McGuinness the expansion programme could be worth more than £11 million to Northern Irish economy

Deloitte, the professional services group, is to expand its operation across the island by creating 338 new roles in the North and 100 new positions p(...)

This dispute has been running since last year after First Minister Peter Robinson withdrew his support for the centre. Photograph: AP Photo/Peter Morrison

The continuing tensions between the DUP and Sinn Féin have resulted in the Ulster Aviation Society being forced to cancel a two-day event scheduled(...)