Fianna Fáil’s Niall Collins  has said the confusion over US president Donald Trump’s visit to Ireland demonstrated the need to ‘sort out’ our relationship with the US.  File photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Fianna Fáil has said the confusion over US president Donald Trump’s visit to Ireland demonstrated the need to “sort out” our relationship with the US.(...)

 Taoiseach Leo Varadkar presents US president Donald Trump with a bowl of shamrock as Melania Trump looks on during the annual Irish-US  White House meeting in March. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire.

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has said US president Donald Trump’s visit to Ireland in November has come “a little bit out of the blue”. Mr Trump will visi(...)

Opposition politicians have called for a proposed visit by US president Donald Trump to Ireland in October to be met with protests or even cancelled in response to his controversial policies. Photograph:  Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images.

Opposition politicians have called for a proposed visit by US president Donald Trump to Ireland in November to be met with protests or even cancelled (...)

US President Donald Trump plans to visit Ireland in November. Photograph: Yuri Gripas/Reuters

Plans by US president Donald Trump to visit Ireland in November have been condemned by Opposition deputies who said they expected protests . Labour S(...)

Sinn Féin  confirmed in recent days it will field a candidate to challenge Michael D Higgins in the presidential election. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Sinn Féin is expected to choose a female, internal candidate to be its contender for the presidential election. The party has confirmed in recent day(...)

The Tánaiste took a swipe at Mary Lou McDonald (above) during Leaders’ Questions, calling out Sinn Féin for showing no interest after the last election when the country needed a government: “At least Fianna Fáil engaged.” File photograph:  Gareth Chaney/Collins

Like the rest of us, the Dáil is obsessed with the weather. Sure what else would TDs have been talking about after a weekend of high temperatures and(...)

Mary Lou McDonald paraphrased the Oscar Wilde quote that the only thing worse than ‘people talking about you is people not talking about you’. File photograph: Alan Betson

Tánaiste Simon Coveney and Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin engaged in tit-for-tat exchanges in the Dáil over who was electorally closer to Sinn Féin(...)

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar.

Speaking in the wake of the conviction of Independent TD Michael Lowry on tax offences, Taoiseach Leo Varadkar said tax offences were a “serious crime(...)

People Before Profit TD  Richard Boyd Barrett: the department “is buying new Casa airplanes, but I understand there are only three Casa pilots, some of whom may even leave”. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

The Department of Defence is purchasing new naval vessels and airplanes but does not have the personnel to operate them, it has been claimed. People (...)

Israeli artist Netta reacts after winning the 2018 Eurovision song contest in Lisbon, Portugal. Israel, as the winner, will host the 2019 contest. Photograph: Armando Franca/AP

Tánaiste Simon Coveney has ruled out the possibility of Ireland boycotting next year’s Eurovision song contest, which is to be held in Israel. People(...)

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
  • 6
  • 7
  • Next
  • Last »