Dara Colleary

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Supreme Court Judge Séamus Woulfe.  Photograph: Alan Betson

A report into the attendance of Supreme Court Judge Séamus Woulfe at the Oireachtas Golf Society dinner is expected to be provided to the Chief Justic(...)

 Chief whip Dara Calleary  leaving Dublin Castle following a Cabinet meeting on Monday. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Politics is a brutal business sometimes. Even when you’re on the winning side. Dara Calleary was expected by almost everyone – including himself, his (...)

 Eoghan Murphy is expected to take up a position which will link the Fine Gael party organisation and the parliamentary party. Photograph: Damien Eagers

Minister for Housing Eoghan Murphy is not expected to be a senior or junior minister in a new coalition government between Fianna Fáil, Fine Gael and (...)

Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin: preparing his party for a general election that might be as soon as next autumn. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

Micheál Martin’s sudden reshuffle of his front bench, announced on Thursday, can only be read as preparation for a general election that the party exp(...)

Project Ireland 2040: Taoiseach Leo Varadkar launched the National Planning Framework and National Development Plan in Sligo. Photograph: Alan Betson

Sipo, the State’s ethics watchdog, has been asked to investigate if the Government’s publicity campaign to promote Project Ireland 2040 has broken rul(...)

Haughey family members including Seán Haughey (left) and Ciarán Haughey (right) escort the remains of Maureen Haughey at her funeral at Malahide, Co Dublin. Photograph: Eric Luke/ The Irish Times

Maureen Haughey (91), who died on St Patrick’s Day, used to joke that her late father, former taoiseach Seán Lemass, could never pronounce the word lo(...)

 Fianna Fáil public expenditure spokesman Dara Calleary said  budgets should in future be “regional-proofed”. Photograph: Frank Miller

“Equality budgeting,” Sinn Féin finance spokesman Pearse Doherty said while discussing the new budgetary process at the new budget committee yesterday(...)

It was clear from his comments overnight, that the Taoiseach is willing to talk - first with his party colleagues but then with anyone else - to ensure political stability, insofar that is possible under the circumstances. Photograph: Paul Faith/AFP/Getty Images

If they were presenting Oscars in Castlebar, Enda Kenny would have got one overnight in the category of ‘Actor who thinks he has a leading role’ becau(...)

Harry Blaney:  Noreen Blaney said her father, who died on Monday aged 85, was always happiest at home on the farm, despite his period as a TD, a county councillor and even in his younger days spending a period in Glasgow on a football trial for Celtic.

A group of veteran Fianna Fáil stalwarts and Blaneyites gathered outside the Catholic church at Massmount on the beautiful Fan(...)