The government to be announced tomorrow will have a very different configuration than anything that has gone before.. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

The government to be announced tomorrow will have a very different configuration than anything that has gone before. There have been shake-ups before (...)

Fine Gael party members Frances Fitzgerald, Leo Varadkar, Michael Noonan and Paschal Donohoe in Trinity College Dublin. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Minister for Justice Frances Fitzgerald is favourite to be appointed tánaiste by Enda Kenny if a Fine Gael-led minority government is put in place. M(...)

The general-election turnout in Dublin fell by 3.2 percentage points, from 62.9 per cent five years ago, to 59.7 per cent for February’s poll. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

The gap between voter turnout in working-class and middle- class areas of Dublin city narrowed in the general election, new figures show. The number(...)

 Katherine Zappone TD has already voted to support Enda Kenny as Taoiseach. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Fine Gael will this weekend attempt to lock down the support of an additional six to 10 Independent TDs in order to secure Enda Kenny’s re-election a(...)

The Fianna Fail negotiating team of Barry Cowan, Jim O’Callaghan, Michael McGrath, Charlie McConalogue outside Trinity College Dublin Friday evening after talks with Fine Gael on forming a government concluded. Photograph: Dave Meehan/The Irish Times

The agreement reached between Fianna Fáil and Fine Gael to facilitate the election of Enda Kenny as Taoiseach next week should act as a blueprint for (...)

The Archbishop of Dublin Diarmuid Martin called for the chain of hate and evil to be broken on Tuesday in the wake of the capital’s latest gangland killing.

The Archbishop of Dublin, Diarmuid Martin, called for the chain of hate and evil to be broken yesterday in the wake of the capital’s latest gangland (...)

 Gardaí and a forensic team at the scene of the shooting at the Sunset House pub in Summerhill on Tuesday morning. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Gardaí directed traffic around a cordoned off area outside the Sunset House pub on Summerhill Parade in Dublin on Tuesday morning, the scene of the ca(...)

The Fine Gael negotiating team arriving in Trinity College – Simon Coveney, Leo Varadkar, Frances Fitzgerald and Pascal Donoghue. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Fine Gael leader Enda Kenny and Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin have spoken by telephone after negotiations between their parties adjourned without(...)

The Save Moore Street 2016 campaigners celebrate the High Court verdict designating the street as a national monument. Photograph: Alan Betson

If it wasn’t for the National Graves Association, along with relatives of those involved in the 1916 Rising, the Save 16 Moore Street campaign and som(...)

Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin. In 2011 Senators resisted his attempts to get long-standing Senators to stand down

The prospect of a minority government failing to control the new Seanad could influence Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil to consider a coalition deal, source(...)