Paul Murphy during heated exchanges with  Taoiseach Leo Varadkar  in the Dáil

Solidarity TD Paul Murphy has written to the Ceann Comhairle accusing Taoiseach Leo Varadkar of defaming him when he accused Murphy of thuggery during(...)

Copies of the Nyberg report into the banking collapse which was published in 2011. Tánaiste Eamon Gilmore has said he hoped the public  banking inquiry would start work within months.   Photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times

Tánaiste Eamon Gilmore has said he hoped the long-awaited banking inquiry will start work within months. It was confirmed after yesterday’s Cabinet me(...)