Michael Martin

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John McGuinness: the Taoiseach  claimed the affair was “damaging” for  the  chairman of the  Public Accounts Committee

Taoiseach Enda Kenny weighed in against Public Accounts Committee (PAC) chairman and Fianna Fáil TD John McGuinness for claiming a case can be made fo(...)

Tánaiste Eamon Gilmore was standing in yesterday  for the Taoiseach, who was in Brussels explaining that an Apple a day helps the multinationals stay. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill

It was Eamon’s turn to defend the indefensible yesterday. Enda set the bar low for him on Tuesday with his defence of Alan Shatter’s worr(...)

Alex White, Minister of State at the Department of Health. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Thank heavens for Alex – Enda’s white haired boy. He’s very bright, you know. He’s a lawyer. And a senior counsel, to boot. (...)

Financial regulator Matthew Elderfield  at the mortgage arrears plan announcement earlier this month. The plan sets out a strategy for the Irish banking sector to deal with mortgage holders in financial difficulty. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

The recent initiative on Ireland’s mortgage crisis announced by the Central Bank’s Matthew Elderfield may help bank share prices in the long ru(...)

Labour Candidate Eoin Holmes canvassing at Rathoath, Co Meath, last Wednesday. Photograph: Eric Luke

If the voters of Meath East think they’ve had it bad over the last three weeks – assailed from all angles by people with sympathetic faces and (...)

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