Green Party leader Eamon Ryan outside Leinster House on Thursday. Photograph Nick Bradshaw

The Green Party is to seek further information from Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil about the contents of their joint policy framework over concerns that th(...)

Leo Varadkar: ‘Over the next five years we can look forward to building a much better country.’ Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar and Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin have laid out their stalls for the general election now expected to take place early next(...)

Catherine Martin TD: “Providing a directly elected Dublin mayor must be viewed in the context of the housing emergency and the transport gridlock Dubliners face every day.” Photograph:  Maxwellphotography.ie

Voters in numerous council areas are to be asked next year if they want directly elected mayors. Those in the areas covered by the councils of Cork (...)