Galway West TD Noel Grealish said he will not be joining any party or loose alliance of Independent TDs in the run-up to the general election.

Independent TD for Galway West, Noel Grealish, has confirmed he will not be joining fellow deputy Shane Ross’ s national alliance of Independents.His (...)

One of the book’s authors, Paul Gillespie, said one consequence of a British exit would be to change the relationship between Ireland and Britain. Photograph: Matt Kavanagh/The Irish Times

A physical border between the Republic and Northern Ireland will be re-imposed if Britain decides to leave the EU, a director of the British Irish Cha(...)

Enda Kenny  presents a bowl of shamrocks to Barack Obama on St. Patrick’s Day. Photograph: Jonathan Ernst/Reuters

Taoiseach Enda Kenny needs to drive reform of Ireland’s immigration system after raising the issue of undocumented Irish with US President Barack Obam(...)

Peter Casey hopes to win Fine Gael Minister of State for the Gaeltacht Joe McHugh’s seat.

Dragons Den entrepreneur Peter Casey has confirmed he will contest the upcoming General Election in Donegal as an Independent candidate.Mr Casey, from(...)

 People Before Profit Alliance TD Richard Boyd Barrett. Mr Boyd Barrett, along with Fine Gael TD Tom Hayes, was referred to gardaí  after missing a deadline to disclose donations to the Standards of Public Office. File photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Two TDs were referred to gardaí recently after missing a deadline to disclose donations.People Before Profit Alliance TD Richard Boyd Barrett and Fine(...)

 Minister for Public Expenditure Brendan Howlin this morning confirmed the Government would introduce some manner of a mechanism to ensure people who comply with water charges are not disadvantaged. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times.

As far as the Government is concerned, citizens now fall into two distinct groups: the compliant and the refuseniks. The first group contains those wh(...)

Paul Murphy has said “we’re going to fight on this issue and protest in massive numbers when the Government refuse to listen”. Photograph: AFP/Getty Images 2:03

Minister for Public Expenditure Brendan Howlin has said the Government will introduce a mechanism to ensure people who comply with water charges are n(...)

Taoiseach Enda Kenny has said he wants to see the Portlaoise hospital report published but added two organisations using public money should not be in “court situations”.

Taoiseach Enda Kenny has said he wants to see the Portlaoise hospital report published but added two organisations using public money should not be in(...)

Vice-president Joseph Biden (right) welcomes Taoiseach  Enda Kenny and his wife Fionnuala  to the Naval Observatory on St Patrick’s Day in Washington, DC. Photograph: Getty

Northern Ireland’s largest Unionist party has written to US vice-president Joe Biden seeking an apology for his St Patrick’s Day gaffe.Mr Biden said: (...)

Source says Enda Kenny told Gerry Adams something along the lines of, “You need to get your people, or your friends, moving.”  Photograph: Alan Betson

Taoiseach Enda Kenny made a “blunt” appeal to Sinn Féin leader Gerry Adams in front of senior US politicians to use his influence to resolve the im(...)