Pearse Doherty

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Denis O’Brien: A seven-judge court is hearing Mr O’Brien’s appeal against the High Court’s dismissal of his case against the Oireachtas and State over the statements made by two TDS in May and June 2015. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

A correct application by the Oireachtas of its own rules concerning what is said in parliament would involve chilling “inappropriate” speech, a lawyer(...)

Businessman Denis O’Brien claims statements, made after he got injunctions against RTÉ on April 30th 2015 restraining it from publishing details of his banking relationship with State-owned IBRC, amounted to ‘unwarranted interference’ in the judicial domain as they revealed most of the information subject of the injunction and made his court action pointless.

A correct application by the Oireachtas of its own rules concerning what is said in parliament would involve chilling “inappropriate” speech, a lawyer(...)

Denis O’Brien pictured at an event in  UCD in April, 2018. File photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Businessman Denis O’Brien’s appeal against the dismissal of his action against the Dáil and State, over statements made by two TDs in the Dáil about h(...)

In an interview with ‘Hot Press’ Jim Daly, the Minister of State for Mental Health, claimed a future coalition is possible between Fine Gael and Sinn Féin. File photograph: Dave Meehan

A Fine Gael Minister has “no objection” to his party entering government with Sinn Féin, saying its mandate is as “legitimate” as that of any other po(...)

President Michael D Higgins: recently changed his mind on just one term in the Phoenix Park being the “length of my aspirations”.  Photograph: Gareth Chaney Collins

President Michael D Higgins has all but declared he wants a second term in Áras an Uachtaráin, but the intentions of other interested parties ahead of(...)

Mr Justice Peter Charleton at the Tribunal of Inquiry into protected disclosures made under the Protected Disclosures Act 2014 and certain other matters. File photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

An Garda Síochána is examining more streamlined ways, that are less open to legal challenge, to dismiss members from the force. The move comes after (...)

Dáil voted by 85 votes to 49 to disband the SCU

The Dáil has voted by 85 votes to 49 for the Government’s controversial strategic communications unit (SCU) to be disbanded. The vote follows a two-h(...)

Sinn Féin TD Pearse Doherty: he referred to the SCU  as the Government’s “spin unit’’. Photograph: The Irish Times

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has indicated the Government will ignore a Dáil motion calling for the disbandment of its controversial Strategic Communication(...)

 Sinn Féin’s   Pearse Doherty. “The SCU has been tarnished, and there has been political interference.” Photograph: Alan Betson

The Government review of its Strategic Communications Unit (SCU) is likely to reject claims it politicised the publicity campaign for Project 2040, bu(...)

Pearse Doherty: key focus is the repeal of the Eighth Amendment. Photograph: Collins

Sinn Féin TD Pearse Doherty has said he believes there is no other way to provide abortion in the cases of rape and incest without allowing for termin(...)

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