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‘Frances Fitzgerald will not be the first prominent public figure in recent political history to feel hard done by after their forced resignation.’ File photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Frances Fitzgerald or Nóirín O’Sullivan won’t be the first prominent public figures in recent political history to feel hard done by after their force(...)

Liam  Miller was capped 21 times by the Republic of Ireland. Photograph: Inpho

The GAA have agreed to consider further a proposal that the Liam Miller Tribute Match be played at the €80 million newly developed Pairc Ui Chaoimh. (...)

Other colleagues feel Varadkar’s staunch defence of Fitzgerald will stand to him. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Capping off the most trying period of his young premiership, Taoiseach Leo Varadkar walked along the corridors of Government Buildings yesterday morni(...)

Paschal Donohoe: Under pressure to retain his seat in Dublin Central

The substantial churn of TDs at the last general election saw a number of ministers lose their seats. The biggest ever cull of office-holders conduct(...)

President Michael D Higgins speaking with Thomas Kent’s nieces Kathleen Kent and Prudence Riordan and his grandnephew Michael Riordan, after Kent’s State funeral. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Ireland needs people who believe in their community, their country and in putting others before themselves, Taoiseach Enda Kenny told mourners at the (...)

An FOI from the Tánaiste’s department has revealed the Department of Social Protection is seeking extra resources  to run the water conservation grant scheme. Photograph: Frank Miller /The Irish Times

The Department of Social Protection has set out a plan to administer the €100 water conservation grant, Tánaiste Joan Burton has told the Dáil. She re(...)

Tánaiste Joan Burton: appointed David Leach, one of Eamon Gilmore’s key lieutenants, to a key role in the Labour Party.

Tánaiste Joan Burton has appointed one of Eamon Gilmore’s key lieutenants to the most senior full time position within Labour, with a focus on electio(...)