John Deasy

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 Former minister for housing  Eoghan Murphy in 2019. File photograph: Nick Bradshaw

A sudden resignation by a sitting TD from the Dáil is a rare event. You could count the number who have stepped down in the past 20 years on the fing(...)

US president Joe Biden hosts Taoiseach Micheál Martin during a virtual bilateral event on St Patrick’s Day at the White House. Photograph: Getty

US president Joe Biden expressed “strong support” for the Belfast Agreement in a virtual meeting on St Patrick’s Day with Taoiseach Micheál Martin. S(...)

Gardaí have warned drug dealers that they remain vigilant to their activities and will continue to pursue them even in the midst of the Covid-19 pande(...)

 Sinn Féin’s David Cullinane has taken 38% of the first-preference vote. File photograph: Lorraine O’Sullivan

Fine Gael has failed to have a TD elected in Waterford in a general election for the first time after a surge of left-leaning transfers handed the fou(...)

Gardaí arrested three men and seized €110,000 of suspected cannabis herb and plants in Cork and Dublin last week.

Three men were arrested and €110,000 of suspected cannabis herb and plants in Cork and Dublin were seized last week, gardaí said on Saturday. A car w(...)

John Deasy said the time was right for him to leave politics. File photograph: Stephen Collins/Collins Photos

Fine Gael TD John Deasy has confirmed he is to retire from politics at the next general election. Mr Deasy, who is the Government’s envoy to the US Co(...)

Rashmi, one of an estimated 2,000-3,000 undocumented children and young people  living in Ireland. Photograph: MRCI

Six years have passed since Rashmi sat her Leaving Cert in 2013. Unlike her friends, she has not progressed on to third-level education or found a job(...)

 John Deasy: “People don’t actually know what he’s doing in America. He’s probably scored a bit of an own goal himself in that he should be highlighting his work better”

Unlike some in Fine Gael, Dungarvan postmaster Joe O’Riordan, who stood in the local elections as an Independent but one with ties to Fianna Fáil, has(...)

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar greets US president Donald Trump and his wife, Melania, at Shannon Airport. Photograph: Arthur Ellis

Donald and Melania Trump departed Shannon Airport on Friday afternoon bringing to a close the first visit to Ireland by the 45th president of the Unit(...)

The Irish officials who are due to attend include the Fianna Fáil senator Mark Daly and Fine Gael TD John Deasy who also serves as special envoy. File photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Guests attending a dinner with the US president Donald Trump in Doonbeg tonight have been told that the event will be delayed by at least 90 minutes d(...)

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