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Ian Marshall: was supported by most in Fine Gael, as well as Sinn Féin

Two Seanad byelection counts took place in Leinster House on Friday, with former Ulster Farmers’ Union president Ian Marshall and former Fine Gael TD (...)

Ian Marshall is “a certainty” to secure one of the seats, according to one Seanad source

Former president of the Ulster Farmers’ Union and strong anti-Brexit campaigner Ian Marshall is expected to win a Seanad seat when two byelections are(...)

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has approached  former president of the Ulster Farmers’ Union and strong anti-Brexit campaigner Ian Marshall to run for the seat vacated by  Trevor Ó Clochartaigh.

Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil are expected to agree an electoral deal over the filling of two vacant Seanad seats. “It makes sense, given the confidence(...)

Senator Trevor Ó Clochartaigh and the Labour Party group of Senators have formed a new Seanad technical group. File photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Senator Trevor Ó Clochartaigh, who recently resigned from Sinn Féin, and the Labour Party group of Senators have formed a new Seanad technical group. (...)

Minister for Agriculture Michael Creed has been asked to intervene in a wider industry “crisis”. Photograph: Alan Betson

Saturday night greyhound racing at Dublin’s Shelbourne Park has been cancelled following concerns a planned demonstration would lead to intimidation o(...)

Councillors’ associations are meeting Minister for Social Protection Leo Varadkar on Wednesday to discuss the issue

The Seanad has agreed an all-party motion to establish a committee to examine local councillors’ terms and conditions. During a short debate in the U(...)

 Senator Catherine Noone as she addresses the morning session of the British Irish Parliamentary Assembly with on left Aengus O Snodaigh TD and on right Margaret Murphy O Mahony TD. Photograph:  Maxwell’s

Parliamentarians drawn from across Britain and Ireland have voiced strong opposition to any reimposition of a ‘hard border’ between the North and Sout(...)

Michael Healy-Rae: “I’ve been in B29 since February of 2011 and that’s where I’ll stay until somebody tells me I have to leave. But no somebody from Fianna Fáil is going to do it.” Photographer: Dara Mac Dónaill

It’s been two months since the Government was formed but deputies are still unable to vote electronically due to a dispute over seating arrangements. (...)

Taoiseach Enda Kenny and Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation Mary Mitchell O’Connor at the launch of Google’s new data centre in Clondalkin.  Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Driverless cars. Have you ever wondered what it must be like to travel in one? Wonder no more, because the Taoiseach described the experience in some(...)

Fine Gael Senator Paul Coghlan has been voted as Leas Chathaoirleach (vice chairman) of the Seanad by 36 votes to 11. File photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times.

Fine Gael Senator Paul Coghlan has been voted as Leas Chathaoirleach (vice chairman) of the Seanad by 36 votes to 11. He won the vote with the support(...)

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