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Micheál Martin at the   count for  Cork South-Central. One long-serving TD said Martin was likely to know his position was under pressure. Photograph: Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images

As a poor election got substantially worse for Fianna Fáil on the second day of counting, the mood within the party darkened. TDs emerged from count (...)

A motion of no confidence in Minister for Housing Eoghan Murphy (right) will be debated in the Dáil next week. Taoiseach Leo Varadkar said the move is designed to give publicity to opposition parties. File photograph: Nick Bradshaw

A motion of no confidence in the Minister for Housing with a possible general election in Christmas week “will not build any houses”, Taoiseach Leo Va(...)

Soaking up the atmosphere: Mick Wallace in Brussels

Honest to God, isn’t it always the way? The one time you really need the Government jet for a very important engagement, the flippin’ thing starts ac(...)

Among the reports’ recommendations  are that local authorities  make “the best interests of the child as paramount” when placing families in emergency accommodation. Photograph: Getty Images

Emergency legislation, including imposing restrictions on landlords’ rights, is needed to tackle the homelessness crisis, two Oireachtas committees ha(...)

Leo Varadkar with Boris Johnson at Thornton Manor Hotel in Cheshire. Photograph: PA Wire

Leo’s green and pleasant performance in Cheshire should boost flagging spirits in Fine Gael, where the mood is not as chipper as some would like it to(...)

Enhanced riverside route towards docklands at Albert Quay West. Picture supplied by Casy Communications

Plans for the controversial €140 million Lower Lee Flood Relief Scheme will create some 8kms of new or improved riverside walk and cycleways, accordin(...)

 Maria Bailey is the head of the Oireachtas Committee on Housing and was due to chair Thursday’s meeting. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Fine Gael TD Maria Bailey was absent for a key Oireachtas meeting on Thursday, which she was due to chair, as the fallout from her personal injury cas(...)

 Mary Kelly and Grainne Devine at the Friends of St Brigid’s Hospice Charity Shop on Leixlip’s Main Street. Devine    believes Intel’s presence has had a positive effect on the town. Photograph: Mark Hilliard

In the early microchip capitals of the world, in Munich, Eindhoven and Boston, Irish emigrants were being tempted home. “We’ll set up shop in the lo(...)

  On the Campaign trail: Malcolm Byrne of Fianna Fáil canvassing at Bray Dart Station. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw/The Irish Times

In postcard pretty Avoca, Co Wicklow on a beautiful day in late spring, Fianna Fáil’s Malcolm Byrne walks its sole street canvassing votes for the Eur(...)

The scene of the stabbing at Medowvale, Arklow, Wicklow. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

A 37-year-old man has died after a stabbing incident at a house in Arklow, Co Wicklow. The victim has been named locally as Stephen Kavanagh and gard(...)

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