Sinn Féin TD Mary Lou McDonald speaks to reporters as party members protest against a water charges enforcement measure in the Environment Bill at Leinster House on Wednesday. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times.

A report into Sinn Féin structures in Cork East which led to the expulsion of one councillor and the suspension of another will not be released, the p(...)

Sinn Féin councillor Sandra McLellan has said she will contest in the upcoming selection convention.

Sinn Féin TD Sandra McLellan, who is at the centre of a constuency dispute in Cork, has said she will contest in the upcoming selection convention. Ms(...)

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 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(...)

Fianna Fáil TD Bobby Aylward arrives triumphantly at the Dáil after his win in the Carlow-Kilkenny byelection, and Senator Averil Power announces her resignation from Fianna Fáil at Government Buildings. Photographs: Colin Keegan/Collins; Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Two events over the course of the week have suggested Fianna Fáil’s renewal drive is beginning to lose steam: the election of a member of the old guar(...)

Karen Buckley’s parents, John and Marian Buckley, at a press conference held by Police Scotland on Wednesday.

Tánaiste Joan Burton has expressed her sympathy to the family and friends of Co Cork student Karen Buckley. Scottish police discovered human remains (...)

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(...)