Jim Daly

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Gerry Adams, who this year said: “My teddy bears are virgins.” Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Politician of the Year: Is there one? It was a very disjointed time on the political front. For the best part of the first six months, sitting TDs a(...)

A large share of the electorate is probably thinking that landlords – no matter what their circumstances – have never had things better and shouldn’t be given any sort of raise for a few years. Photograph: Getty Images

On Tuesday afternoon in the Dáil, Micheál Martin closed the buttons on his jacket and shivered. “It seems to be extraordinarily cold and chilly in t(...)

Consultation with younger students will be achieved  through engagement with the student council or other “age appropriate” means of hearing the voice of the child.  Photograph: Dave Thompson/PA Wire

Secondary students could be included on school boards of management under new measures aimed at giving pupils and their parents greater involvement in(...)

Water committee: its key test will be whether its recommendations will be in keeping with the EU  water framework directive.  Photograph: Ian Waldie/Bloomberg

Twenty Oireachtas members will sit on the committee examining the future of water charges. The committee, which will be chaired by Independent Senato(...)

Chaired by former Labour Relations chair Kevin Duffy, the commission recommends normal water usage should be paid through general taxation, with a charge for ’wasteful’ usage. Photograph: Ulrich Baumgarten/Getty Images

Fianna Fáil is to consider merging the property tax and water charges in a potential compromise. The Irish Times has learned party leader Micheál Mar(...)

Minister for Education Richard Bruton is due to publish the new Education (Parent and Student Charter) Bill over the coming weeks. Photograph: Gareth Chaney Collins

Schools will be obliged to provide performance updates to parents and students for the first time under a new legally enforceable charter. The measu(...)

The Taoiseach met with his constituency colleagues on Sunday evening and insisted he would be standing for election again. Photograph: Gareth Chaney Collins

Taoiseach Enda Kenny has said he will run in the next general election, despite confirming he will not lead Fine Gael in such circumstances. The Taoi(...)

University College Cork  has spent almost €1.5m in the last five years on legal cases involving staff, new figures reveal.  File photograph: Matt Kavanagh

University College Cork (UCC) has spent almost €1.5 million in the last five years on legal cases involving staff, new figures reveal. The universit(...)

Taoiseach Enda Kenny and senior Fine Gael figures  at the Keadeen Hotel, Newbridge, Co Kildare on  the second day of the Fine Gael Parliamentary Party meeting. Photograph: Colin Keegan/Collins Dublin

Taoiseach Enda Kenny is prepared to fight any moves to remove him as Fine Gael leader as a growing number of backbenchers and Ministers say his positi(...)

 Taoiseach Enda Kenny at the Fine Gael Parliamentary Party Meeting in Newbridge, Co Kildare. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Two Fine Gael TDs who have called on Enda Kenny to outline a timetable for his departure have said all their colleagues agree the Taoiseach’s position(...)

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