Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin has insisted his party will not enter any arrangement with Sinn Féin, but many of his TDs have said it must be considered in the future. Photograph:  Brian Lawless/PA Wire

Sinn Féin president Gerry Adams has criticised Fianna Fáil’s “obsession” with his party, saying Micheál Martin is terrified of the challenge Sinn Féin(...)

Sinn Féin president Gerry Adams. File photograph: Eric Luke

Sinn Féin president Gerry Adams has lodged a complaint with the Garda Síochána Ombudsman Commission (Gsoc) alleging gardaí have been leaking to the me(...)

Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin with members of the FF Parliamentary Party, at the start of the party’s autumn think-in at the Longford Arms Hotel in Co Longford. Photograph: Eamonn Farrell/RollingNews.ie

Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin is strongly resisting Government plans to widen income tax bands in Budget 2018, and says the move would be a breach(...)

Micheál Martin said any democratic party would have difficulties doing business with Sinn Féin and the controlling manner in which it conducts politics. Photograph: Gareth Chaney Collins

Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin has insisted his party will not enter government with Sinn Féin, describing the party as “IRA apologists” and “cult-(...)

Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin. Photograph: Eric Luke

Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin has insisted his party will not enter government with Sinn Féin, describing the party as IRA apologists and cult-lik(...)

Sinn Féin president Gerry Adams said he would not use his contacts with the IRA to help in the investigation into Tom Oliver’s murder because of his experience with the Stack family. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Sinn Féin president Gerry Adams said jailing the IRA killers of Tom Oliver would be “totally and absolutely counterproductive”. Mr Adams said he disa(...)

Gerry Adams: he described confidence and supply deals such as the one between Fianna Fáil and Fine Gael as “fundamentally dishonest”. Photograph: Liam McBurney/PA

A future coalition government involving Sinn Féin must have a strategy for Irish unification, party leader Gerry Adams has indicated. Mr Adams said h(...)

Mary Lou McDonald: “You either take the plunge and you go into government or you don’t.” Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Sinn Féin’s deputy leader, Mary Lou McDonald, has rejected the prospect of the party supporting a minority government from the sidelines after the nex(...)

David Trimble, Bill Clinton, Seamus Mallon and Tony Blair at Stormont in 2000. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Transcripts of telephone calls between the former US president Bill Clinton and participants in the Northern Ireland peace process show Mr Clinton was(...)

Tusla officials have accused the Department of Children and Youth Affairs  of providing “incorrect” information in answers to parliamentary questions. Photograph: Alan Betson

Senior officials in the Child and Family Agency, Tusla, have accused the Department of Children and Youth Affairs (DCYA) of providing “incorrect” info(...)