Mary Lou McDonald has been confirmed as the sole nominee for the position of Sinn Féin president.
A Dáil debate on the report of the Joint Committee on the Eighth Amendment of the Constitution ran for two days and contributions were both emotional and surprising. Video: Oireachtas
Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin has said he will support the repeal of the Eighth Amendment and most of the recommendations of the Oireachtas committee which considered the State’s abortion regime. Video: Oireachtas TV
Sir Desmond Swayne, a Conservative party MP has been caught dropping off to sleep in the House of Commons during a Brexit debate. He is seen snoozing as colleague Ken Clarke speaks to the House. Video: Parlimentlive.TV
US President Donald Trump on Saturday rejected an author's accusations that he is mentally unfit for office and said his track record showed he is a "stable genius." Video: The White House
Taoiseach Leo Varadkar visits UN Post 2-45 where Irish troops are serving in Lebanon. Video: Jack Power
The Republican-led US Senate approved a sweeping, $1.5 trillion (€1.27 trillion) tax bill on December 20th, moving their party and President Donald Trump a step closer to the largest overhaul of the US tax code in more than 30 years.
The Republican-controlled US House of Representatives approved sweeping tax legislation on Tuesday (December 19), but needs to go to a re-vote due to a procedural foul-up. It is not expected to change the outcome.
Sinn Féin TD Imelda Munster was moved to tears during a Dáil debate on child homelessness as she shared a story about encountering a homeless teenager on Dublin's O'Connell Street.
TDs and Senators vote by 14-6 in favour of removing the Eighth Amendment from the Constitution.
At an early morning press conference in Dublin Taoiseach Leo Varadkar oulines the achievements of the Irish Government in phase one of the Brexit negotiations. Video: Bryan O'Brien
Ms May said the deal would ensure “no hard border” in Ireland and added the deal was a “significant improvement” which had required give and take on both sides.
Democtartic Union Party leader Arlene Foster has said on 8th December, that there is more work do do on Irish border before final Brexit deal is agreed.
Taoiseach Leo Varadkar said he is “surprised and disappointed” the British government was unable to conclude a deal he believed had been agreed on Irish Border after Brexit.
DUP leader Arlene Foster addresses the media on Brexit, saying that her party has made clear that "Northern Ireland must leave the European Union on the same terms as the rest of the United Kingdom." Video: Reuters
The EU “will not abandon Ireland” in the crucial upcoming Brexit negotiations, Tánaiste Simon Coveney has insisted in the Dáil. Video: Oireachtas
Speaking at a Northern Ireland Affairs committee in Westminster, DUP MP Ian Paisley, accused Dublin of acting “disgracefully” over the border and he urged the UK to “shake their cage” in EU talks. Video: Parliament TV
Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has nominated Minister for Foreign Affairs Simon Coveney as the new Tánaiste today to replace Frances Fitzgerald. Video: Oireachtas
In a speech to supporters in St Charles Missouri on Wednesday Mr Trump name-checked Ireland as he vowed to bring back “trillions of dollars” in wealth back to the United States. Video: The White House
Minister for Justice Charlie Flanagan has apologised in the Dáil for failings at the Department of Justice.
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