John Mcguinness

331 results

A primary criticism is that Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin is disconnected from his own parliamentarians, says one Leinster TD.  File photograph: Alan Betson

Late on Tuesday evening, 10 or so Fianna Fáil TDs, mostly drawn from those elected to the Dáil for the first time last February, congregated in a corn(...)

Green TD Neasa Hourigan will chair the Committee on Budgetary Oversight, despite losing her speaking rights after voting against the Government in the last Dáil session. Photograph:Gareth Chaney/Collins

James Lawless, the Kildare North Fianna Fáil TD who was passed over for promotion to a junior ministry this week, has been named chair of the Oireacht(...)

Richard Bruton, the new chairman of Fine Gael’s parliamentary party. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

An urban-versus-rural battle in Fine Gael this week revived memories of the Great Heave of 2010, when country and western Enda Kenny routed the leader(...)

The National Public Health Emergency Team’s scheduled meeting for Tuesday had to be cancelled because of the committee hearing. File photograph: The Irish Times

TDs’ first attempt to scrutinise Ireland’s response to Covid-19 by questioning the main officials involved was a rushed, uneven affair, even given the(...)

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar leaves the GPO in Dublin’s city centre following the annual 1916 Easter commemoration on Sunday. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

The potential cost of the promises made by Fianna Fáil and Fine Gael in their coalition framework document has caused concern in both of their parliam(...)

Alan Kelly expressed a view that was in line with the ‘thrust’ of the general attitude of the meeting, according to a source. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

A private meeting of Labour TDs has reiterated the party’s position that it should go into opposition rather than enter government. The six party TDs(...)

Fianna Fail  TD  Cathal Crowe canvassing in Milltown Malbay , Co Clare  during the general election campaign. Photograph: Eamon Ward

Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin has faced a call from one of his newly elected TDs to form a national government rather than enter coalition with Fi(...)

Minister for Health Simon Harris: pointed out that the Health Products Regulatory Authority was responsible for the regulation of medical devices. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

A senior paediatric surgeon expressed concerns over a system of medical rods implanted in young children with severe scoliosis to Minister for Health (...)

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 (...)

Banbridge Academy in Co Down is one of three schools in the North that have returning pupils from trips to Italy. They have been sent home and their families asked to self-isolate. Photograph: Alan Lewis/Photopress

There has been confusion among schools and parents over how to deal with pupils who have returned in recent days from trips to areas of Italy and Tene(...)

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
  • 6
  • 7
  • Next
  • Last »