Fianna Fail leader Micheál Martin: he said there would be  less need for inquiries if questions had been answered.   Photograph: Aidan Crawley

Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin has accused Enda Kenny of being “the most unaccountable taoiseach’’ in many years. “He ducks and dives and avoids (...)

Pearse  Doherty (SF)  raised concerns over his parliamentary questions on the commission of inquiry into transactions at IBRC being disallowed.  “We are prevented from doing this but you can step out onto the plinth and anybody with an NUJ card, anyone who is accredited by the media, can ask the Ministers those questions.” File photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

The commission of inquiry into transactions at Irish Bank Resolution Corporation has cost €244,769 to date, it has emerged. Sinn Féin’s spokesman on F(...)

 Garda Commissioner Noirín O’Sullivan: Ms O’Sullivan is a member of the national security committee, which met over the weekend. Photograph:  Cyril Byrne

The proper registration of migrants in Greece and Italy must be accelerated to ensure there is proper screening of those seeking refuge in the Europea(...)

The Commission of Inquiry into IBRC is investigating disposals by the bank - which was the former Anglo Irish Bank - involving write-downs of €10 million or more - including the sale of Siteserv.

The inquiry into Irish Bank Resolution Corporation sell-offs, including the sale of Siteserv to Denis O’Brien, would face successful legal challenges (...)

Karel Kiely: “These records were never intended for the purpose we use them today.”  Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

Taoiseach Enda Kenny received a “belt of a crozier” ahead of the National Library of Ireland’s recent move to provide free internet access to Catholi(...)

 Taoiseach Enda Kenny in the Dáil in February 2013 as  legislation is moved to dissolve IBRC. Photograph; screegrab from Oireachtas TV/Frank Miller /The Irish Times.

The Government may introduce an emergency Bill in the Dáil this week to overcome a legal obstacle that has effectively stalled the work of the Commiss(...)

 Enda Kenny: While the Taoiseach asserts Ireland is the best small country to do business, he and his Government have certainly not come  close to creating the best small country for ambitious entrepreneurs.  Photograph: Pablo Blazquez Dominguez/Getty Images

‘The best small country in the world to do business.” Our Taoiseach, Enda Kenny, first asserted his global ambition for Ireland during his general ele(...)

The RDS has said the internet connectivity at the venue has been significantly boosted ahead of this year’s Dublin Web Summit. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times.

The RDS has said internet connectivity at the venue has been significantly boosted ahead of this year’s Dublin Web Summit. Issues with internet acces(...)

Archbishop of Tuam   Michael Neary: “None of us should entrust the decisions of our conscience to another on issues like this which are, literally, matters of life and death,” he wrote in a letter  to Enda Kenny at height of the controversy over the Government’s abortion legislation. Photograph: Frank Miller

  An archbishop contacted the Taoiseach at the height of the controversy over the Government’s abortion legislation, saying he hoped Enda (...)

Paddy Cosgrave with  Taoiseach Enda Kenny at the Web Summit last year. 1:33

Opposition parties and lobby groups have criticised the Government over its failure to negotiate with the organisers of the Web Summit after it had co(...)