Senator Averil Power gets a hug after announcing her resignation from the Fianna Fáil party  outside Leinster House. Photograph: Cyril Byrne 4:08

Micheál Martin breezed into Dublin Castle on Saturday afternoon in high spirits. And why not? The Fianna Fáil leader had backed the right horse in the(...)

Fianna Fáil has selected Cllr Jack Chambers to contest the general election in Dublin West. Photograph: Conor McCabe Photography

Castleknock-based councillor Jack Chambers has won a resounding victory in the Fianna Fáil selection convention in Dublin West, defeating rival Cllr D(...)

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 (...)

 Barry O’Leary: gaggle of mandarins queued up to wish him well on his departure.  Photograph: Alan Betson

Barry O’Leary, the outgoing IDA Ireland chief executive, was in attendance at the PayPal jobs gig at the Shelbourne, although he didn’t say much: the (...)

Michéal Martin wouldn’t have enjoyed the front page of this morning’s Irish Times, with a picture of a smiling Mary Hanafin holding aloft her nomination papers “on behalf of the Fianna Fáil party”.

Michéal Martin wouldn’t have enjoyed the front page of this morning’s Irish Times, with a picture of a smiling Mary Hanafin holding aloft her nominati(...)

Mary Hanafin: “I am an officially nominated candidate in the Blackrock ward.” Photograph: Frank Miller

Fianna Fáil has said it “fully expects” former education minister Mary Hanafin to withdraw her nomination papers to run in the local elections but (...)

Dara Calleary TD and Sean Dorgan announcing details of the Fianna Fáil Ard Fheis, which takes place in Killarney this weekend. Photograph: Eric Luke.

Fianna Fáil has said it is “very disappointed” with the proportion of female candidates it is running in the local and European elections in May. (...)

Winner of Fianna Fáil’s selection convention for the Dublin Constituency in the forthcoming European Parliament Election Mary Fitzpatrick and  Fianna Fáil leader Micheal Martin Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

Fianna Fáil has conceded it is “disappointed” with the proportion of female candidates it is running in the local and European elections in May(...)

The late Justice Anthony Hederman

The legal life of former judge and attorney general Anthony Hederman was a vocation and he had a respect for the Constitution of a country he loved, t(...)

 Ulster Bank Headquarters in Dublin city centre. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Ulster Bank has appointed Philip Nolan as chairman, following the decision of Sean Dorgan to step down.Making the announcement yesterday, Chris Sulli(...)