Fianna Fáil TD Michael Moynihan said it was ‘clear disability services are not resourced properly by the HSE or the State’ and criticised a ‘belittling’ attitude of some towards the sector

Future generations will “hang their heads in shame” at the way people with disabilities are treated, the chairman of a new Oireachtas committee on dis(...)

Taoiseach Micheal Martin will be paid €186,831 a year. Photograph: Stephen Collins/Collins Photos

The three Ministers of State who sit at Cabinet who were to receive a controversial pay top-up have agreed to gift some of the money back to the State(...)

 Taoiseach Micheál Martin told the Dáil on Wednesday he was left with ‘no alternative’ but to dismiss  minister for agriculture Barry Cowen after he refused to make a statement to the House about the ongoing controversy. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

The decision to sack minister for agriculture Barry Cowen was a depressing but “inevitable” one, Fianna Fáil backbenchers have said. The new Governme(...)

 Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin emergingfrom the Convention Centre after being elected as Taoiseach. Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

Taoiseach Micheál Martin has acknowledged many in Fianna Fáil were disappointed at missing out on ministerial appointments. However, he said his hand(...)

Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe said the abrupt conclusion and termination of the wage subsidy scheme could have a significant effect on job retention in the country. Photograph: Julien Behal/ PA Wire

A cut in the 13.5 per cent VAT rate is being examined as part of the new Government’s July stimulus package to boost the economy after the coronavirus(...)

The refusal of Jim O’Callaghan to accept a junior ministerial post after his failure to make the Cabinet has contributed to the uncertain mood in Micheál Martin’s Fianna Fáil. Photograph: Sam Boal/

The leaders of Fianna Fáil and Fine Gael have attempted to rectify the regional imbalance in the Cabinet by appointing a number of junior ministers fr(...)

Former minister for education Joe McHugh has turned down the offer of a junior ministry. Photograph: Leon Farrell/PA Wire

The leaders of Fianna Fáil and Fine Gael have sought to rectify the regional imbalance of their ministerial appointments with a series of new junior m(...)

Fianna Fáil’s Jim O’Callaghan turned down a junior ministry and his statement is seen as an indication he intends to cultivate the party grassroots ahead of a potential future leadership bid. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

The junior ministerial appointments were the last chance Micheál Martin, Leo Varadkar and, to a lesser extent, Eamon Ryan, had to calm the anger among(...)

Josepha Madigan has been appointed a Minister of State. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

A Fianna Fáil TD has accused Taoiseach Micheál Martin of insulting him and his community by passing him over for a junior ministerial post. (...)

New Fine Gael TD Jennifer Carroll MacNeill could be in line for a quick promotion. She has worked in different government departments as an adviser, is close to Leo Varadkar and is a strong media performer. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Groups of TDs gathered around Leinster House and the National Convention Centre for nervous conversations about their prospects, conscious that they a(...)

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