Michael Darcy

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John Bercow, speaker of the House of Commons, called Boris Johnson’s move a “constitutional outrage”.

The struggle in the House of Commons between hardline Brexiteers and those seeking to ensure a smooth exit from the EU escalated to outright war this (...)

Protesters outside the Houses of Parliament in London demonstrate against prime minister Boris Johnson’s planned closure of parliament  for five weeks. Photograph: Kirsty O’Connor/PA

A showdown next week in the British parliament between Boris Johnson and opponents of a no-deal Brexit is now inevitable after the prime minister anno(...)

Tánaiste Simon Coveney and UK Brexit secretary  Stephen Barclay at the Medef business conference at Longchamp racecourse in Paris on Wednesday. Photograph: Christophe Morin/Bloomberg

Irish Government Ministers declined to be drawn into the British controversy around the suspension of parliament, insisting it was a matter for politi(...)

Leo Varadkar: were he to call an election in September he  would be throwing the leadership of the country into doubt at precisely the time of greatest sensitivity in Brexit

The big clearout from Leinster House was a fortnight ago when the Dáil adjourned for the summer recess. The Cabinet had its final meeting on Wednesday(...)

Jailed fraudster Michael Darcy, from his Facebook page.

A man believed by insurance companies to have perpetrated significant frauds against them was jailed on Thursday after one of his scams unravelled. H(...)

Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe will brief Ministers about the Government’s response to the tracker mortgage scandal at a Cabinet meeting. Photograph: Colin Keegan, Collins Dublin

Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe will today demand a clear timetable for the repayment and compensation of people wrongfully deprived of tracker m(...)

Cormac Garvey, chief technology officer of Hal Software, and Michael Darcy, chief executive. Photograph: Conor McCabe

Great strides have been made in recent yours in how buildings are designed. Computer aided design (CAD) and building information management (BIM) syst(...)

 Leo Varadkar appointed just three women as Ministers of State in his Cabinet reshuffle. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill/The Irish Times

Women for Election, the advocacy and training group that empowers women to enter politics in Ireland, is currently running a #MoreWomen crowdfunding c(...)

An Taoiseach Leo Varadkar with his Ministers of State at Government Buildings. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

John Paul Phelan: Local Government and Electoral Reform (Housing) The same age as the Taoiseach at 38, the Carlow-Kilkenny TD is one of his strongest(...)

Mary Mitchell  O’Connor declined a role in the Department of Justice with responsibility for equality and law reform.  Photograph: Dave Meehan

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar is facing criticism from key supporters for refusing to make radical changes to the Cabinet. Mr Varadkar was strongly criticis(...)

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