Jackie Cahill

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Micheál Martin:  heard  several TDs voice criticism of  his  approach, with the disquiet spreading beyond those who are usually opposed to the Cork South Central TD. Photograph: Alan Betson

Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin is to face down pressure from within his party to open talks with Sinn Féin and will continue with efforts to form (...)

One Fianna Fáil deputy said Micheál Martin was ‘overestimating’ the tacit support given to him. File photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin has faced calls from within his parliamentary party to enter talks with Sinn Féin over government formation. Howev(...)

Micheál Martin at the   count for  Cork South-Central. One long-serving TD said Martin was likely to know his position was under pressure. Photograph: Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images

As a poor election got substantially worse for Fianna Fáil on the second day of counting, the mood within the party darkened. TDs emerged from count (...)

Jackie Cahill: he  says he is a “tough negotiator” for farmers. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

Jackie Cahill, first elected to the Dáil in 2016, is well known in the farming and agricultural community through his long history lobbying on its beh(...)

Labour’s Alan Kelly has been elected on the ninth count without reaching the quota. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times.

The Tipperary election count is now complete following the election of Labour’s Alan Kelly and Fianna Fáil’s Jackie Cahill on the ninth count without (...)

Fine Gael general election candidate Mary Newman Julian with Frank Mockler, left, and Con O’Dywer at the Mid Tipperary Co-Operative Livestock Mart in Thurles, Co Tipperary. Photograph: Diarmuid Greene

Canvassing in Co Tipperary resumed on Wednesday afternoon, after it was confirmed that voting will go ahead on Saturday. Voting in the constituency ha(...)

Farmers feel the whole world is against them, Fianna Fáil’s food and horticulture spokesman said as the party pledged to support 137,500 farm families.  Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times.

Farmers feel the whole world is against them, Fianna Fáil’s food and horticulture spokesman said. Speaking as as the party launched its agriculture (...)

Sinn Féin leader Mary Lou McDonald  said Fianna Fáil’s ard chomhairle was similar to Sinn Féin’s when it comes to determining policy.

Fianna Fáil has rejected claims by Mary Lou McDonald that their party’s ard chomhairle is similar to Sinn Féin’s when it comes to determining policy. (...)

Tipperary (five seats) Current: 1 FF, 1 Lab, 3 Ind Voting in Tipperary will now go ahead on Saturday along with the rest of the country, returning o(...)

Last month, an RTÉ Investigates programme raised concerns over the treatment of greyhounds and the potential widespread culling of thousands of animals based on their performances. File photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

A levy on the greyhound industry is set to be imposed in order to fund a “pension plan” and retirement homes for dogs when they finish racing, an Oire(...)

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