Séamus Morris: “Having been subjected to a litany of bullying behaviour by some party members seeking to stymie honesty and transparency, I cannot continue to support or be a member of the Sinn Féin party,” he said.

Tipperary councillor Séamus Morris has officially resigned from Sinn Féin over a long-running dispute which has drawn the spotlight on alleged inciden(...)

Photograph:  Joe St Leger

Banks which wrongly switched customers from tracker to variable mortgages will be liable to pay millions of euro to the Revenue Commissioners for over(...)

Harlad Malmgren and daughter Pippa: special advisers to many US presidents

Meet the Malmgrens. You might not have heard of them but they are members of an extraordinary family. Harald Malmgren was a senior adviser to four co(...)

 Simon Harris is understood to be willing to make  minor adjustments  to the Public Health (Alcohol) Bill.  Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill.

Minister for Health Simon Harris has said he is willing to make two key changes to new alcohol legislation to assuage concerns expressed by Fine Gael (...)

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar wearing a shamrock poppy badge while speaking at the Dáil.

A senior Minister said there “should be absolutely no controversy in a mature Republic” over Taoiseach Leo Varadkar wearing the poppy emblem. Minist(...)

The Paradise Papers have revealed how people secretly invest vast amounts of cash in offshore tax havens. Photograph: EPA

“It’s the rich wot get the pleasure, it’s the poor wot get the pain,” goes the old saying. And over the past number of days we have been learning th(...)

Sean Kelly MEP: “I do know that Peadar and those who joined the PSNI at the time are owed a great debt of gratitude from the country. They are heroes . . .” Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

A former president of the GAA has called for an independent mediator to try and resolve a bitter dispute between former PSNI officer and bomb survivor(...)

Families  have condemned the judge’s report as ‘rude and aggressive’ and ‘a shambles’. Photograph: Tom Lawlor

Families of some of the 48 people who died in the Stardust nightclub fire have rejected a report recommending that there should be no new inquiry into(...)

Eoghan Murphy is expected to bring a memorandum to this week’s Cabinet meeting with proposed terms of reference to set up a local government boundaries committee. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

The Government is facing a serious split over Fine Gael proposals to dramatically reduce the size of local election areas. Sources expect that Minis(...)

Alan Shatter resigned as minister for justice in 2014 amid controversy over his Department’s handling of the whistleblower Maurice McCabe case. Photograph: Colin Keegan/Collins.

Former minister for justice Alan Shatter has confirmed he will not seek a nomination to stand for Fine Gael at the next general election. There had b(...)