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A primary criticism is that Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin is disconnected from his own parliamentarians, says one Leinster TD.  File photograph: Alan Betson

Late on Tuesday evening, 10 or so Fianna Fáil TDs, mostly drawn from those elected to the Dáil for the first time last February, congregated in a corn(...)

Micheál Martin: ‘I’m not into short-termism or opinion polls.’ Photograph: Getty Images

Pressure on Taoiseach Micheál Martin’s leadership of Fianna Fáil intensified over the weekend with some of his TDs questioning the party’s ability to (...)

A Government Senator has hit out at the left wing parties protesting in the Dáil last night over speaking rights and described them as a “pack of rowdy undergraduates”. Photograph: Eric Luke.

A Government Senator has hit out at the left wing parties protesting in the Dáil last night over speaking rights and described them as a “pack of rowd(...)

Fianna Fáil TD John McGuinness pictured canvasing on Connolly Street in Kilkenny on Friday with local residents Lisa Marie Meany and Shane Kelly. Photograph: Dylan Vaughan

Fianna Fáil TD John McGuinness has downplayed his party leader’s suggestion that Sinn Féin is controlled by “shadowy figures” and claims his own party(...)

Following two years of renovation work on the chamber, its gilded occupants were finally allowed back, leaving behind their temporary lodgings in the Ceramics Room of the National Museum where plumptious yellow-haired cherubs – the spit of Donald Trump – decorated the walls. Photograph: Tom Honan for The Irish Times.

The Seanad returned on Tuesday after the summer recess to a beautifully refurbished chamber. The Senators, neither refurbished nor reconstructed, ret(...)

Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade Simon Coveney said the legislation was not about empowering Ministers to introduce new legislation, but about protecting existing legislation. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

Emergency legislation to protect Ireland’s interests in the event of a no-deal Brexit last night completed its passage through the Oireachtas and now (...)

 The Bill was supported without a vote Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

The Seanad has passed legislation banning the importation or sale of goods or services from settlements condemned by the United Nations and European U(...)

Senator Frances Black  stressed  the Bill was ‘not singling out any state’ .Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

Legislation to ban the the importation of Israeli goods produced in settlements in the Palestinian territories has moved a step closer to being passed(...)

Fine Gael senator Jerry Buttimer was accused by Fianna Fáil senator Lorraine Clifford-Lee of using “misogynistic” and “gendered” language towards her.

And the winner of the High Dudgeon award for Overreaction of the Week goes to. . . Lorraine Clifford-Lee. The Fianna Fáil senator experienced a sudde(...)

The Road Traffic Bill makes  it an offence for the owner of a vehicle to allow a learner driver to use the vehicle unaccompanied.

The controversial Road Traffic Amendment Bill delayed for weeks in the Dáil, has passed the early stage debate in the Seanad in just over an hour. De(...)

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