Former Longford County Council chief executive Tim Caffrey

A former county council chief executive is to face a second Standards in Public Office (Sipo) Commission investigation in relation to the sale of a ho(...)

Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform Brendan Howlin has launched the new site, lobbying.ie. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

Thousands of companies and organisations will be required to declare on the new online register of lobbying which has been launched by Minister for Pu(...)

Lobbyists must soon begin to log all dealings with Goverment and State officials. Picture: Getty Images.

A register for lobbying activity has been launched making public exactly who is communicating with officials in Government and the civil service.It is(...)

Luke “Ming” Flanagan: complained about comments made by Alan Shatter during the penalty points row last year.

The Standards in Public Office Commission has concluded that there is no basis to open an investigation into complaints made by two TDs against Minist(...)

John Perry: senior Fine Gael activists believe his credibility as Minister of State has been severely compromised.   Photograph: Matt Kavanagh

Minister of State for Small Business John Perry has declined to say how he reconciles his dealings over an unpaid €2.47 million bank debt with his obl(...)

As the largest party in the Oireachtas, Fine Gael came top of the list for state funding with a total of € 4.9 million paid to the party last year. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The
Irish Times

Political parties received almost €14 million in state funding last year, according to official figures released today by the Standards Commiss(...)