Minister for Arts Heather Humphreys: “I want to see it [the National Concert Hall] developed  as a world-class venue that showcases the highest standard of musical excellence.” Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Pharmaceutical companies could have a philanthropic role in the work of the National Concert Hall, it has been suggested in the Dáil. Fianna Fáil ar(...)

Gerry Adams: Gerry Adams hissed like a burnt pot. He was steaming about that Nama kettle. Photograph: The Irish Times

Gerry Adams hissed like a burnt pot. He was steaming about that Nama kettle. It is always on the boil. There are questions about it which cry out for (...)

Sinn Féin TD Sandra McLellan: has been at the centre of a party review which led to the expulsion of one councillor

Sinn Féin TD Sandra McLellan is believed to have contacted the Independent Alliance about joining the grouping if her party did not back her in an ong(...)

The members of a Sinn Féin cumann in Fermoy, Co Cork have resigned from the party after one of its local councillors, Kieran McCarthy, was expelled from the party.

The members of a Sinn Féin cumann in Fermoy, Co Cork have resigned from the party after one of its local councillors was expelled from the party. Up t(...)

Sinn Féin TD Sandra McLellan with party deputy leader  Mary Lou McDonald. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill

A sitting Sinn Féin TD at the centre of a constituency dispute is to face competition to get on the party’s general election ticket. A review i(...)

Sinn Féin sources said a blog called ‘An Rebel Óg’, which criticised Cork East TD Sandra McLellan and the party generally, was included in the review.

An anonymous blog which strongly criticised a sitting Sinn Féin TD was investigated as part of a review which led to one councillor being expelled (...)

Sinn Féin’s ard comhairle on Sunday agreed to expel Cork county councillor Kieran McCarthy (above) and suspend Melissa Mullane, also a Cork county councillor. Photograph: Sinn Féin

Sinn Féin is refusing to outline the circumstances which led the party to expel one county councillor and suspend another for one year. The party’s a(...)

Gerry Adams: events in Washington and New York lined up. Photograph: Getty Images

A number of Sinn Féin figures are travelling to the United States over the next week for a round of St Patrick’s Day fundraising, as well as participa(...)

Minister for Heritage Heather Humphreys said: “My job is to protect the national monument and that is where my function lies.”

Minister for Heritage Heather Humphreys has said she is “deeply disappointed” at the decision by Dublin City councillors to vote against proposals fo(...)

Sinn Féin deputy leader Mary Lou McDonald outside the Houses of the Oireachtas after her Dáil sit-in. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA

A row over the suspension of Sinn Féin deputy leader Mary Lou McDonald from the Dáil is expected to continue when the House resumes on Tuesday.Ms McDo(...)