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Fianna Fáil TDs Niall Collins and Timmy Dooley are being investigated over a series of votes last week. Photograph: PA

Fianna Fáil TDs Niall Collins and Timmy Dooley could each face a 30-day suspension from the Dáil if they are found to have breached voting rules by th(...)

Ceann Comhairle Seán Ó Fearghaíl has ordered an investigation into the circumstances in which Niall Collins voted six times on behalf of his front bench colleague Timmy Dooley (above) who was not in the Dáil chamber when the electronic votes were recorded last Thursday. Photograph: James Forde

The irresponsible behaviour of senior members of the Fianna Fáil front bench who abused the voting system in the Dáil has created a severe embarrassme(...)

Minister of Justice Charlie Flanagan said what had happened was very serious. Photograph: PA

Minister for Justice Charlie Flanagan has written to the Ceann Comhairle over what he has described as the “illegal act” of a Fianna Fáil frontbencher(...)

Fianna Fáil Brexit spokesperson Lisa Chambers TD said she sat in the wrong seat in the Dáil. File photograph: Fran Veale/The Irish Times

A Fianna Fáil frontbencher has said she mistakenly voted for her deputy leader in the Dáil last week. Lisa Chambers, the Fianna Fáil spokeswoman on B(...)

Dublin Port. Photograph: Aidan Crawley/Bloomberg

More than 60 per cent of businesses that trade with the United Kingdom have yet to engage with a critical customs registration process to ease delays (...)

Fianna Fáil TD Lisa Chambers said improving mental health services and reducing waiting lists “has to be a priority”.  Photograph: Fran Veale/The Irish Times

Almost half of HSE youth mental health service teams have staff vacancies, giving rise to waiting lists, an Oireachtas committee has heard. Staff sho(...)

 Tánaiste Simon Coveney said the French ‘have committed to ensuring a separate lane in Calais for Irish trucks coming off ships from Dover’. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

Irish supermarket shelves will not be empty in the event of a no-deal Brexit, Tánaiste Simon Coveney has told the Dáil. His remarks came as Taoiseach(...)

Boris Johnson  is demanding that the backstop, the insurance policy to avoid a hard border, is abolished in order for there to be an orderly UK exit. Photograph: Neil Hall/EPA

British pro-Brexit MP Marcus Fysh has described leaked British government papers outlining the effects of a no-deal Brexit as the work of people who d(...)

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar, who is expected to speak to British prime minister Boris Johnson this week.  File photograph:  Geoffroy Van Der Hasselt/Reuters

Leaked British government papers that outline the effect of a no-deal Brexit show the need for an orderly withdrawal by the UK from the EU, Government(...)

The new figures are notably worse than Government projections in the summer economic statement published only last month. Photograph: Bloomberg

When it comes to Brexit, the bad news keeps getting worse. The question on everyone’s lips is just how bad? Pretty catastrophic, according to the late(...)

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