Geraldine Feeney is a former Fianna Fáil senator. File photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

The controversial appointment of a former Fianna Fáil senator and lobbyist to the State’s ethics watchdog has been confirmed in a Dáil vote of 87 to 5(...)

Taoiseach Micheál Martin. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

Taoiseach Micheál Martin has defended the appointment of a former Fianna Fáil senator, who lobbied for the National Association of General Practitione(...)

Geraldine Feeney is a former Fianna Fáil senator. File photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

The Dáil is set to vote without a debate on Tuesday on the appointment of former lobbyist Geraldine Feeney as a member of the Standards in Public Offi(...)

During Leaders’ Questions  Tánaiste Leo Varadkar said he did not know Geraldine Feeney had been a lobbyist for the now defunct group. Photograph: The Irish Times

Tánaiste Leo Varadkar has said that he was unaware that the Government’s nominee to its standards watchdog had previously lobbied for the National Ass(...)

 Geraldine Feeney at the Joint Committee on the Constitutional Amendment on Children in 2010. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Sinn Féin has questioned the appointment of a former Fianna Fáil senator to the State’s ethics watchdog, who the Dáil was told became a professional l(...)

A doctor has been found guilty of two counts of professional misconduct after he presented fabricated medical certs in an attempt to secure a deferral(...)

Dublin city councillor Mary Fitzpatrick has been selected as Fianna Fail’s Dublin candidate for the upcoming European elections. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Fianna Fáil has selected Dublin city councillor and former general election candidate Mary Fitzpatrick as the party’s candidate in the capital for the(...)

Jim Higgins MEP: “There never was any pressure – good, bad or indifferent”.

Fine Gael is unlikely to divide up the vast Midlands- North-West constituency between its two candidates in the European election, placing sitting MEP(...)

Former minister for education Mary Hanafin: ruled out seeking nomination to run for Europe. File Photograph: Aidan Crawley/The Irish Times

Former minister for education Mary Hanafin says she is supporting Dublin city councillor Mary Fitzpatrick in the contest to be Fianna Fáil’s candidate(...)

Mary Fitzpatrick: “I think it will be a very important election for Fianna Fáil and for the people of Dublin.” Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill.

Expectation is building in Fianna Fáil circles that Dublin councillor Mary Fitzpatrick will seek the party’s nomination to contest the European electi(...)

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