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Deputy Mick Wallace at Leinster House yesterday. “Most came to the realisation that the the political row surrounding Shatter was petering out.” Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Alan Shatter brought a new concept to the world of Irish politics last night: the nonapology apology. After five days of controversy over(...)

Ulster Unioninst leader Mike Nesbitt

An award-winning book for adolescents has triggered controversy in the Northern Assembly. The Ulster Unionist Party leader Mike Nesbitt (...)

Screen grab of Minister for Justice Alan Shatter speaking in the Dáil this evening

Minister for Justice Alan Shatter has told the Dáil there was “nothing sinister” in the way in which he acquired information that Independent T(...)

A study of how alternative electoral systems would work in Ireland has found they most markedly favour the largest political party in Ireland a(...)

The Seanad chamber at Leinster House: the proposal by Senator David Norris at the constitution convention that it should seek to address the abolition of the Seanad lead to sharp exchanges between members

The constitutional convention voted not to consider abolition of the Seanad before the referendum on its future. At the convention’s mee(...)

Minister for Justice Alan Shatter’s remark about Independent TD Mick Wallace “has had a political impact far beyond its seemingly throwaway nature. It has raised serious issue surrounding ministerial power, rights and responsibilities.” Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

The word hypocrisy has been bandied around in the continuing row over penalty points. It has been applied (correctly) to Roscommon Deputy Luke (...)

Loyalist protesters demonstrate against restrictions on flying Britain’s union flag from Belfast City Hall in central Belfast in January. Attacks and threats against politicians over the removal of the union flag from Belfast City Hall were likened to a “pogrom” after  the Alliance Party was targeted by loyalist rioters.  Photograph: Cathal McNaughton/Reuters

Two days of talks on the policing of Belfast public order events with a history of large-scale unrest have produced a commitment to non-violenc(...)

It was unrealistic to hope the Government’s decision to acknowledge its Constitutional responsibility and give legislative effect to a twenty-o(...)

Sinn Fein’s Dessie Ellis: said he was a former political prisoner, as were many leading members of Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil in the past

Founders of the Irish State would not be permitted to hold a taxi licence under new legislation to regulate the i(...)

Issues arising from the reform of the Seanad or its abolition have not been adequately debated. In the absence of public discussion, the Govern(...)

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