The antics of the elusive Dáil rodent have been well-chronicled.

Imagine the scene. Micheál Martin sitting down in the members’ bar having a cup of tea with a party colleague when a dirty great rat scuttles across (...)

 Former  junior minister of State Ivor Calley (centre) with members of his legal team outside Dublin Circuit Court yesterday.   Photograph: Collins Courts

Ivor Callely’s political life was long over before he was sentenced to five months in prison for submitting false expenses claims.Callely was never a (...)

Ivor Callely’s political career had ground to a halt long before his conviction in Dublin Circuit Criminal Court. But his guilty plea on charge(...)

 Commissioner Martin Callinan: attended the PAC with a delegation of senior officers for a five-hour grilling on the penalty points issue last week.  Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

The Public Accounts Committee has been very active of late. Four weeks into the New Year it has tackled the Central Remedial Clinic’s funding, Rehab, (...)

 Former Fianna Fáil Senator Ivor Callely  at Dublin Circuit Court earlier this month. Photograph: Collins Courts

The Supreme Court has heard final arguments in the appeal by a Seanad Committee against a decision upholding former Senator Ivor Callely’s challenge t(...)