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Labour Party leader Brendan Howlin: said the use of zero-hours contracts sends a poor message to employers. Photograph: Alan Betson

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has defended the use of zero-hour employment contracts as calls were made to end such practices in Leinster House. He told the(...)

File image of Tánaiste  Frances Fitzgerald  with former Garda commissioner Nóirín O’Sullivan. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

There was mounting anger from within Fine Gael on Monday night over the latest disclosure of emails received by Tánaiste Frances Fitzgerald on the Gar(...)

Tánaiste Frances Fitzgerald speaking on justice issues in the Seanad tonight. Photograph: Oireachtas TV

Sinn Féin has given Tanaiste Frances Fitzgerald one last opportunity to answer questions on the Garda whistleblower controversy or it has warned it wi(...)

Gerry Adams during his address to delegates at the Sinn Féin Ardfheis last weekend. Live coverage of the political party ardfheiseanna and conferences will cost about €150,000-€200,000 in 2017, according to RTÉ. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

As the mini-conference season for our main political parties ends, and the lanyards and name tags are packed up for another year, it’s time to amplify(...)

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar shows his decorative socks to British prime minister Theresa May (second right) during a round table meeting at an EU summit in  Sweden on Friday. Photograph: Virginia Mayo/AP

The Sun’s UK edition has written a scathing editorial criticising Taoiseach Leo Varadkar’s “rookie diplomacy” skills and advising him to concentrate o(...)

Leo’s conference speech performance at the weekend received what might be charitably described as a ‘mixed reception’. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

There is an odd atmosphere in the heart of Leinster House these days. Vital building and renovation work is in full swing in the original part of th(...)

Minister of State John Halligan told the interviewee “I know I shouldn’t be asking this”. Photograph: Cyril Byrne.

Minister of State for the Department of Jobs John Halligan has indicated he is willing to pay the €7,500 fine for asking a civil servant if she was ma(...)

Labour TD Alan Kelly sought to contest the party leadership after the February 2016 election but did not have sufficient support. Photograph: Chris Radburn/PA Wire
Labour Party: No quick fix

There is no escaping the fact that the Labour Party is struggling for its very existence after a catastrophic collapse in support at the last general (...)

Alan Kelly  said his party leader Brendan Howlin has  his support but  there has to be “a dramatic change in how our support base is responding to us”. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Labour TD Alan Kelly has given his leader Brendan Howlin less than six months to improve the party’s fortunes, as he warned that “dramatic change” is (...)

Exterior of the Communicorp building, at Grand Canal Quay in Dublin. File photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times

The Broadcasting Authority of Ireland (BAI) is to seek further clarification from Denis O’Brien’s Communicorp radio group on the ban which the group h(...)

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