Brian Mohan

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Fianna Fáil candidate Brian Mohan.  File photograph: Collins

The Supreme Court has cleared the way for Fianna Fáil activist Brian Mohan to pursue a challenge to the constitutionality of a law linking State fundi(...)

Fianna Fáil candidate Brian Mohan said using the term ‘gypsy’ was ‘ill-advised and an ill-informed choice of words when referring to someone’. File photograph: Collins

A Fianna Fáil candidate for the upcoming local elections in Dublin city has apologised for using the word “gypsy” to describe an individual on social (...)

An Aer Lingus spokesman said 68 of the passengers affected by the cancellation were rebooked on to a later flight to Ireland on Thursday evening. File photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Aer Lingus has said it will be able to fly all its passengers stranded in Lanzarote after their flight home was cancelled on Thursday back to Dublin o(...)

Fianna Fáil activist Brian Mohan. File photograph: Courts Collins.

Fianna Fáil activist Brian Mohan wants the Court of Appeal to find he is entitled to challenge the constitutionality of a law linking State funding of(...)

Bertie Ahern: said he would consider rejoining the party but insisted he would not run for election again

Former taoiseach Bertie Ahern has said he will consider rejoining Fianna Fáil as an “ordinary member” if his local organisation wishes him to do so. (...)

Long live the king?  Bertie Ahern is to be invited to rejoin Fianna Fáil. File photograph: Bryan O’Brien

June 1977 Bertie Ahern, a 25- year-old accounts clerk at the Mater hospital in Dublin, stands for Fianna Fáil in the three-seat constituency of Dub(...)

Bertie Ahern: perhaps he misses the political limelight and public adoration. Photograph: Matt Kavanagh.

Brian Cowen has been known to tell people that he subscribes to the Liam Cosgrave code of etiquette for former taoisigh: when you’re out, you lay low(...)

Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin  (centre) with Jim O’Callaghan SC (left) legal advisor and justice spokesperson Niall Collins at Leinster House in Dublin. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Fianna Fáil will enter this election debating whether it wants to be the strongest opposition party in Leinster House or the smaller party in Governme(...)

Brian Mohan who is challenging  the constitutionality of provisions of the Electoral (Political Funding) Act 2012 linking funding of political parties to meeting gender quota targets. Photograph:  Collins

Financial sanctions are “probably the only option” for getting Irish political parties to reach quotas aimed at having them run more women candidates (...)

Brian Mohan, from Beaumont, Dublin pictured outside the Four Courts during the opening day of his High Court action. Photograph: Courts Collins

Laws requiring political parties to field at least 30 per cent male and 30 per cent female candidates in the next two general elections if they are to(...)

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