Taoiseach Enda Kenny: ‘People need to reflect very carefully on some of the commitments and promises which are being made that are completely unachievable.’ Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Taoiseach Enda Kenny has responded to Sinn Féin’s surge in the latest Irish Times/Ispos MRBI poll by rubbishing the party’s promises as “unachievable”(...)

 Christopher Coburn and Patrick Lavelle put the finishing touches on the polling station at the Labour Relations Commission on Haddington Road, Dublin .

There was a barely submerged rage against the possible dying of the light among Senators yesterday as the House sat for the last time before today’s r(...)