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Fianna Fáil TD Dara Calleary has been named the party’s spokesman on social protection. File photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Taoiseach Micheál Martin has appointed 18 members of the Fianna Fáil parliamentary party to a range of spokesperson positions. Fianna Fáil said the d(...)

British soldiers take aim at civil rights demonstrators in the Falls Road, Belfast, 1970. File photograph: Malcolm Stroud/Express/Getty Images

The Government will consider buying the rights to the out-of-print Lost Lives book that details each of the 3,700 people who died in the Troubles and (...)

It appears Minister for Justice Helen McEntee circulated only one name for the Supreme Court post – Séamus Woulfe.

Minister for Justice Helen McEntee will face Dáil questions on Thursday over the appointment of Supreme Court justice Séamus Woulfe following the Gove(...)

RTÉ: Don’t stand too close.

Scarleh for everyone in RTÉ. Thoughts and prayers and all that. But the photographs of a number of the national station’s leading news broadcasters (...)

Justice Minister Helen McEntee wrote to the Dáil’s business committee on Thursday, committing to address the other issues during time set aside for oral parliamentary questions. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw/The Irish Times

Minister for Justice Helen McEntee came under sustained criticism on Friday over her plan to face questions on the Seamus Woulfe affair, which the opp(...)

1Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform, Michael McGrath. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Six weeks at Level 5 is expected to cost the State almost €500 million extra in pandemic unemployment payments (Pup) and business support schemes, it (...)

Barry Cowen intimated that he did not feel he got due process from Micheál Martin when it came to his own recent controversy.

Leaking from private parliamentary meetings has become a time-honoured tradition of the Fianna Fáil and Fine Gael parties. In a normal political year(...)

The fight is believed to be related to an inter-gang dispute over drug dealing in the area. Photograph: Eric Luke / The Irish Times

Gardaí are investigating a brawl in Dublin on Tuesday afternoon during which a man was attacked with a hatchet. Mobile phone footage and CCTV shows t(...)

The Court of Appeal ruled last Thursday the Children Act 2001, preventing the identification of a child where someone is charged with an offence against them, did not exclude a deceased child

Two politicians have prepared draft legislation to permit the identification of people accused and convicted of homicide offences against children. (...)

Leo Varadkar’s leak ‘not a mortal sin but certainly a venal one’. Photograph: Aidan Crawley/EPA

There is unease at Government and official levels over the controversy surrounding Tánaiste Leo Varadkar’s leaking of a draft €210 million deal negoti(...)

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