The funeral of former taoiseach Liam Cosgrave at Church of the Annunciation, Rathfarnham. Military Pallbearers carry the coffin into the church. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar led the mourners at the funeral of former taoiseach Liam Cosgrave in Dublin on Saturday. President Michael D Higgins, who is (...)

The newly elected Taoiseach Leo Varadkar with his predecessor Enda Kenny at Leinster House. Photograph: Maxwell Photography

So much for the next generation of Fine Gael. Far from heralding a new era, Taoiseach Leo Varadkar is surrounded by almost all of Enda Kenny’s Cabinet(...)

Independent TD Michael Lowry said of Taoiseach Leo Varadkar: “On the basis of ... two discussions I had with him, I am very happy to support him as Taoiseach and to continue to support this Government, particularly on budgetary matters.” File photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Independent TD Michael Lowry has said he had “two discussions’’ with Leo Varadkar before deciding to vote for him as Taoiseach. He told the Dáil on (...)

 Taoiseach Enda Kenny: to host his final Cabinet meeting on Tuesday morning. Photograph: Stephanie Lecocq

Enda Kenny is to resign as Taoiseach on Tuesday paving the way for Leo Varadkar to be elected on Wednesday. Mr Kenny will host his final Cabinet meet(...)

Fine Gael leader Leo Varadkar has declined to comment on a request from Simon Coveney not to penalise opponents when he picks his cabinet. Photograph: Alan Betson

Fine Gael leader Leo Varadkar has declined to comment on a request from Simon Coveney not to penalise those who opposed him in the party leadership ca(...)

Fianna Fail leader Micheall Martin during a  press briefing on the plinth of Leinster House. Photograph: Gareth Chaney Collins

Minister for Children Katherine Zappone has asked the new Fine Gael leader, Leo Varadkar, to accelerate preparations for an abortion referendum, which(...)

Simon Coveney:  wants a position that would allow him to take on “big briefs” and would make him “a very powerful member of government”. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

Simon Coveney is open to a move from the Department of Housing in Leo Varadkar’s government, with the positions of tánaiste and minister for foreign a(...)

The Department of Education will pay €23 million to buy the site of Harold’s Cross Greyhound Stadium in Dublin. Photograph: James Crombie/INPHO.

The Department of Education will pay €23 million to buy the site of Harold’s Cross Greyhound Stadium in Dublin. The lands will be used to build a num(...)

Entrance to Harold’s Cross Greyhound Stadium. Photographer: INPHO/James Crombie

The Department of Education has asked that the full details of its purchase of Harold’s Cross Greyhound Stadium not be revealed because of “market sen(...)

The Government lost by 90 votes to 51 on a Fianna Fáil motion to halt plans to regionalise the services. File photograph: Alan Betson

The Government has been defeated in a vote on a planned restructuring of the Money Advice and Budgeting Service (Mabs) and the Citizens Information se(...)

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