Fianna Fáil TDs Barry Cowen and John McGuinness, pictured with party colleague Bobby Aylward in 2015. Photograph: Colin Keegan/ Collins Dublin.

Simmering tensions in Fianna Fáil could have implications for the future of the confidence-and-supply deal which underpins the Government. Disagreeme(...)

Shrewd: Minister for Agriculture Michael Creed. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

On Tuesday the Taoiseach treated the Dáil to a bad pre-season rendition of The Twelve Days of Christmas. With a medical twist. It went down like a cho(...)

Louise Haughney at her home in Cranmore, Sligo.

Louise Haughney tilts to the left when she’s sitting in her wheelchair. Her GP has told the HSE that it is ill-fitting, causes her “chronic pain” and (...)

Deputy Niall Collins has said the past few weeks had been a difficult period for Fianna Fail. File photograph: Alan Betson

Fianna Fail TD Niall Collins has supported calls for a whip to be imposed on his party to ensure they support legislation to implement the decision of(...)

The bill proposes a new regime covering all home mortgages in arrears before January 1st, 2017. Photograph: iStock

A bill put forward by Fianna Fail, proposing a new organisation with wide powers to deal with mortgage arrears, has been heavily criticised by the Eur(...)

 Independent Mattie McGrath was among those to contribute as the Dáil debated the latest developments in the broadband plan. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Can’t wait to see Katherine Zappone’s frock when she hits the red carpet at the Ifta awards. Hollywood Boulevard meets Dawson Street. It’ll be wall-t(...)

Cheesy photo op Award: A shot taken from the Twitter feed of Leo Varadkar of himself and Canadian prime minister Justin Trudeau jogging in Phoenix Park, Dublin in July. File photograph: @campaignforleo/PA Wire

For Promoting Better Public Understanding of Science Danny Healy-Rae. Without Danny how would we know that climate change is a swizz and that driving(...)

Minister of State for the OPW Sean Canney  on Kildare Street, Dublin. File photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

Several TDs, including a Minister of State, have criticised the breaching of county boundaries when creating new constituencies for the 2016 general e(...)