Micheal Martin

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Independent TD Joan Collins rejected Leo Varadkar’s claim as a red herring. Photograph: Gareth Chaney Collins

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has insisted the Government cannot support a Sinn Féin Bill to stop employers using tips or service charges to make up contract(...)

Leo Varadkar told Mr Howlin that ‘the commitment was to consider the outcome but not to automatically implement it’. Photograph: Tom Honan

It would be “an act of betrayal” for the State to go back on a commitment to pay health support staff following agreed job evaluations, Labour leader (...)

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar: he must contend with a stronger opponent as the clock ticks towards byelections that will mean the end of his flimsy Dáil majority. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

Three great and separate tests of statecraft, of good government and of politics await Leo Varadkar and his Government in the coming months. This is n(...)

Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe: in the coming weeks he will outline the budget resources available in the case of an orderly Brexit and a disorderly crash-out on October 31st

A no-deal Brexit budget, with spending significantly curtailed, is emerging as the most likely tax and spending plan to be tabled by Minister for Fina(...)

A file image from 1988 showing smog over Capel Street bridge on the river Liffey, with the Four Courts in the background. Photograph: Matt Kavanagh / THE IRISH TIMES

The introduction of a nationwide ban on smoky coal has been delayed because of the threat of legal action by coal firms and the need to have a “legall(...)

Gabriel Makhlouf ‘believes that at all times he acted in good faith’. Photograph: Vivek Prakash/Bloomberg via Getty

A fresh investigation is to be held in New Zealand into charges that top official Gabriel Makhlouf, who is to be Ireland’s next Central Bank governor,(...)

Mary Lou McDonald: her leadership is not yet being questioned. But a poor general election could change that.

Those present at the weekly Sinn Féin team meeting in Leinster House on Tuesday traded their initial accounts of what went wrong. But this was not th(...)

Carmel McDonnell Byrne at the Christine Buckley Centre for Education and Support offices in Dublin city centre ahead of her retirement on May 30th. Photograph: Laura Hutton/ The Irish Times

For years Carmel McDonnell Byrne was the woman behind Christine Buckley, a quiet figure who has fought many battles over 20 years in the cause of thos(...)

Defence Forces on a UN interim force in Lebanon. Photograph: Defence Forces Press Office

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has rejected claims by Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin that Defence Forces personnel are discriminated against “because of th(...)

Paschal Donohoe: he will also outline how much money he will expect to be able to spend in 2020 if there is an orderly Brexit

The Government is to outline how a no-deal Brexit would impact the next budget within weeks, with warnings that resources for tax cuts and spending in(...)

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