Taoiseach Enda Kenny is to arrive in Saudi Arabia today to lead an Enterprise Ireland trade mission  in Riyadh, Qatar, Abu Dhabi and Dubai (pictured). Photograph:  Marwan Naamani/AFP/Getty Images.

Taoiseach Enda Kenny is to arrive in Saudi Arabia tonight ahead of a trade mission and a series of diplomatic engagements in the Gulf region.Mr Kenny (...)

Taoiseach Enda Kenny berated for not attending campaign meetings. Photograph: Eric Luke/Irish Times

Taoiseach Enda Kenny and backbench TD John Deasy became embroiled in a tense spat over the Seanad referendum defeat at tonight’s meeting of the Fine G(...)

Senator Fergal Quinn is picuted with other members of Democracy Matters group who are campaigning for a No vote in the Seanad referendum. Photograph: Aidan Crawley.

It would be “political suicide” if Taoiseach Enda Kenny failed to reform the Seanad in the event of a No vote in next month’s referendum on abolishi(...)