Mr O Ceidigh

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Minister of State Sean Kyne said he was pleased his department had reached an agreement setting out a plan for future of the service to the Aran Islands

Flights to the Aran Islands will continue as scheduled in the short term after an agreement was reached between the Department of the Gaeltacht and th(...)

President Michael D Higgins declined to say if he would be willing to publish his medical records. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

President Michael D Higgins has insisted his “health is excellent” as his potential rivals said they would be open to publishing their medical records(...)

 Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has indicated his party is willing to erect posters and use party literature to support Mr Higgins. Photograph: Tom Honan

Fine Gael will actively canvass for the re-election of President Michael D Higgins and may use party resources to assist his campaign for a second ter(...)

President Michael D Higgins: he already has the support of the Labour Party and Fianna Fáil. Fine Gael is also expected to support him

Independent Oireachtas members seeking to stand against Michael D Higgins for the presidency may decide to allow just one of their number secure a nom(...)

Senator Pádraig Ó Ceidigh: dismissed the 20-year Irish language  as a failure. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

The Government’s Irish language strategy is a “dead horse” which should be abandoned in favour of a new plan that focused on job creation, the Seanad (...)

Independent Senator Pádraig Ó Céidigh, who chaired the committee on water charges, said it was “strange and disappointing” that politicians on the committee did not try to better understand the service Irish Water provides. File photograph: Getty Images

The chair of the Oireachtas committee on water charges has said just four politicians out of the 20 members turned up to a “necessary” site visit to I(...)

Simon Coveney’s correspondence has been strongly criticised by members of the committee. Photograph: Daragh Mc Sweeney/Provision

Fianna Fáil has refused to negotiate with Fine Gael to break the water charges deadlock after an intervention from Minister for Housing Simon Coveney.(...)

 Minister for Housing Simon Coveney said on Thursday the general taxpayer should not have to pay for those who waste water. Photograph: Gareth Chaney Collins

Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil remain deadlocked in a dispute over water charges with no sign of a compromise. The two parties did not hold any discussion(...)

A demonstrator during a march and rally organized by Right2Change and Right2Water in Dublin last year. Photograph: Caroline Quinn/AFP/Getty Images

The Dáil committee examining the future of water service funding in the State is understood to be unlikely to recommend any form of charging regime. (...)

Independent Senator Pádraig Ó Céidigh: described by Taoiseach Enda Kenny as “an outstanding person”. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Sinn Féin has accused Minister for Housing, Planning and Local Government Simon Coveney of stepping “entirely beyond his remit” in appointing Indepen(...)