Brendan Ryan

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Labour Party TD Duncan Smith. Photograph: Alan Betson

Duncan Smith (36) has been involved with the Labour Party for more than a decade and was elected to the seat the party has held in north county Dublin(...)

 Labour Party leader Brendan Howlin with candidate Ged Nash: There might have been a view that the party’s leading personalities had been around for a long time and it needed an injection of youth. Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

Politics is a brutal business and the fate of the Labour Party is proof of that. In 2011, the party returned 37 seats and most constituencies in Dubl(...)

Darragh O’Brien should easily hold his seat and is likely to top the poll again as he did in the 2016 general election. File photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Dublin Fingal (five seats) Current: 1 FG, 1 FF, 1 Lab, 1 SF, 1 GP Voters in Dublin Fingal only went to the polls on November 29th, 2019, in the byel(...)

Dáil byelections: turnout will be low, transfers will be key and nobody really knows what will happen. File photograph: Julien Behal/PA Wire

There are only a few certainties about the Dáil byelections being held tomorrow: turnout will be low, transfers will be key and, for all chatter in th(...)

 Minister of State for Defence Paul Kehoe, under increasing pressure over poor pay and conditions for the military, accused the Opposition of not wanting soldiers to participate in anything.

A Government Minister has hit out at political parties opposing Defence Forces participation in an EU battle group and claimed they want to confine so(...)

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar visits Irish troops in Mali in January

The United Nations mission in Mali is the type of challenge for which the Army Ranger Wing trains every day, Minister of State for Defence Paul Kehoe (...)

Minister of State for Defence Paul Kehoe: ‘I do not believe there will ever be a European army.’ Photograph: Nick Bradshaw/The Irish Times

A Fine Gael former minister for defence has accused the Government of attempting to “join the big boys” on European defence projects in a “creepy craw(...)

Gardaí at a cordon  in front of the family court building at Phoenix House in Smithfield, which was evacuated after a suspect device was found. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

The week before Christmas is dreaded by many family court lawyers and judges. For some parents, mostly fathers, it is their last chance to be granted (...)

Born in London to Cork parents, Timmy “The Brit” McCarthy (second right) retained his accent when he moved to Leeside in the 1960s to work as a butcher, earning him the nickname. File photograph: Irish Examiner

It’s not every day that a crematorium heaves to the sound of dancers spinning around in a polka but then there was nothing ordinary about the send-off(...)

Lusk Community Council  said the development would have a negative impact on traffic, and school capacity was “not adequate” to deal with increased demand

A development of more than 200 houses in Lusk, north Co Dublin has been denied planning permission because the plans did not take into account a cycli(...)

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