Taoiseach Leo Varadkar congratulates new Sinn Fein leader Mary Lou McDonald on her new role at Leaders’ Questions. Video: Oireachtas TV
An Taoiseach Leo Varadkar says it is the intention of his Government to hold a referendum on the repeal of the Eighth Amendment in late May.
Independent TD Michael Fitzmaurice and Green Party leader Eamon Ryan discuss the needs of rural Ireland versus Dublin as the National Plan 2040 is released by the government. Video: Enda O'Dowd
An Taoiseach Leo Varadkar says the Project Ireland 2040 plan will see an extra 200,000 people living in rural Ireland by 2040.
After a series of talks with leaders of Sinn Féin and the DUP at Stormont in Belfast, Taoiseach Leo Varadkar and British prime minister Theresa May say they are hopeful of a deal to reinstate power-sharing within days. Video: Reuters
As Sinn Fein welcomes its first new president in over 30 years party members look at where the party now falls on the left-right political divide.
Deputy political editor of the Irish Times, Fiach Kelly, looks at Mary Lou Mc Donald's first speech as president of Sinn Fein and the challenges that lie ahead for her north and south of the border.
Mary Lou McDonald formally succeeds Gerry Adams as Sinn Féin leader at RDS ardfheis. Video: Sinn Féin
John F. Kelly was brought into the White House as Chief of Staff to restore order to a chaotic West Wing. But recently, the White House chief of staff has been finding himself at the centre of the controversy.
US President Donald Trump says former White House aide Rob Porter who's been accused of domestic abuse did a "wonderful job" when he was working in his administration.
Irish Times political editor Pat Leahy looks at the life and career of Gerry Adams and his journey from Ballymurphy to Dáil Éireann.
Michael and Danny Healy-Rae have become involved in a furious Dáil row over allocated time for questions with Fianna Fáil TD Marc MacSharry.
Outgoing Sinn Féin leader Gerry Adams has said that Brexit is disastrous for the people of Ireland, during an interview with the BBC’s Andrew Marr. Video: BBC
Leading Brexit supporter and former Ukip leader Nigel Farage brought his rail-against-Brussels sentiment to Dublin as a keynote speaker at a conference to promote “Irexit” in front of a fired-up audience of about 600 people. Video: Simon Carswell
Nigel Farage was in Dublin to address the Trinity College Historical Society where he revealed he 'had a drink in Strasbourg' just last week with the Taoiseach Leo Varadkar. Video: Brenda Fitzsimons
Tanaiste Simon Coveney and Labour leader Brendan Howlin get involved in a heated Dáil exchange following the withdrawal of Eir from the procurement process to provide broadband in rural Ireland.
Political editor of the Irish Times Pat Leahy looks at what happens next now the Government has agreed to hold a referendum on repealing the Eighth Amendment to the Constitution.
The Cabinet on Monday night agreed to propose a referendum on abortion to take place in early summer, which will seek to replace the Eighth Amendment with a new constitutional provision. Video: Merrion Street
An Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has confirmed he will campaign for Ireland's abortion laws "to be changed and to be liberalised" during a per-recorded interview on BBC radio's Today programme. Audio: BBC Radio 4
US president Donald Trump said on Wednesday (January 24) he would be willing to be interviewed under oath by Special Counsel Robert Mueller, who is investigating Russian meddling in the 2016 US election.
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