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Independent TDs Mick Wallace  and Clare Daly:  ‘We’ve been thinking about running for a long time and a lot of people were asking us about it.’ Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Independent TDs Clare Daly and Mick Wallace are running for the European parliament. Ms Daly is contesting the Dublin constituency and Mr Wallace is d(...)

Local-election candidate: Lekha Menon Margassery, who is running as an Independent in Cork city. Photograph: Michael Mac Sweeney/Provision

Can Irish politics become as diverse as Irish society?  In 2016 Uruemu Adejinmi got in touch with a local Longford general election candida(...)

Instagram: photographs posted by Michael Healy-Rae, Leo Varadkar (with Meghan Markle and Prince Harry), Niamh Smyth and Simon Harris

Instagram is now the platform of choice for politicians who want to present voters with a more rounded image of themselves, knocking Twitter out of it(...)

Paul Murphy TD outside Leinster House, Dublin  Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

The challenge of how to compete with Sinn Féin for left wing votes is at the centre of differences in political strategy between leading members of th(...)

Assistant Garda Commissioner Fintan Fanning, pictured leaving the Four Courts on Wednesday. Photograph: Collins Courts

Assistant Garda Commissioner John Fintan Fanning’s application for an injunction has been struck out after his suspension from duty was lifted earlier(...)

 Micheál Martin:  “When you strip it all back . . .  he has made the right call on all the big issues and he has excelled in all the elections,” said one frontbencher. Photograph: Gareth Chaney Collins

“What the f**k is Daly at?” asked a Fine Gael TD as he observed his colleague, junior minister Jim Daly, in full flow on Wednesday evening. During the(...)

Barry Andrews is congratulated by two of his children, Kate and Hugh, after being selected to contest the European Elections for Fianna Fáil in Dublin. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw/The Irish Times

Barry Andrews, confirmed as Fianna Fáil’s European Parliament candidate for the Dublin constituency, hails from party royalty. His father, David Andr(...)

Conor Lenihan at the announcement that he wishes to be selected by Fianna Fáil to be its candidate in the upcoming European Election. Photograph: Gareth Chaney Collins

Ireland should become an “advocate for Britain” in Europe after Brexit, a former minister and aspiring member of the European Parliament has said. Co(...)

Mick Wallace: The TD’s new clothes

The Ceann Comhairle, brave man, hosted members of the Leinster House press gallery to dinner in the Members’ Restaurant on Thursday night to mark 100 (...)

St James’s Wood apartments, Kilmainham. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

A fire prevention officer is inspecting an apartment complex in Dublin 8 after a series of audits revealed serious fire safety issues there. The offi(...)

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