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Former Renua Ireland leader Lucinda Creighton, with her husband, former Senator Paul Bradford. File photograph: Alan Betson

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has shown far greater political maturity in his handling of the abortion issue than Enda Kenny, according to a former Fine Gael(...)

 Former Renua Ireland leader Lucinda Creighton, with her husband, former Senator Paul Bradford. File photograph: Alan Betson

Former Fine Gael TD Paul Bradford has moved to deny suggestions that he was interested in running for the party in Cork East where he previously held (...)

Ibec chief executive Danny McCoy has bemoaned a lack of ‘respect’ for lobbyists. File photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

This month saw the second anniversary of the State’s lobbying disclosure regime. Was there a cake and candles? Was there, hell. Two years in, one thin(...)

Renua Ireland leader Lucinda Creighton, with Senator Paul Bradford. Photograph: Alan Betson

Rural indigenous Irish companies must be given greater supports including high-quality broadband and roads as well as better access to credit, Renua (...)

The technology company Facebook filed two returns for lobbying activity for the last three months of 2015

Media owner Denis O’Brien’s Communicorp Group, which owns Newstalk and Today FM, lobbied the Government for financial support for the public services(...)

Enda Kenny’s pussyfooting has reached such a level of deftness that if he’s not taoiseach in the next government, he’s a sure thing for ‘Strictly Come Dancing’. Photo: Gareth Chaney Collins.

‘Language is not just powerful, it is a very strong weapon.” So said Renua Senator Paul Bradford, who last week decided, “There are no such babies as (...)

Minister for Children Dr James Reilly: The Taoiseach gave him a dressing-down in front of his party’s ministerial team over his comments calling for a repeal of the Eighth Amentment. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Taoiseach Enda Kenny has been urged by three of his senior Ministers to address concerns surrounding the Eighth Amendment of the Constitution. (...)

Minister for Health Leo Varadkar: “I do not anticipate the next government, if my party leads it, being able to change the funding model for healthcare substantially.” Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Significantly changing the healthcare funding model will not be completed in the next government’s lifetime, if Fine Gael is returned to power, Mini(...)

Sinn Féin Senator David Cullinane said: “The company talks about €2 billion being raised in revenue from residential customers by 2021. It ignores the fact that almost half of people have not paid.”   Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Irish Water’s seven-year plan was not grounded on reality, Sinn Féin Senator David Cullinane claimed. “There is no acceptance that this will be a big (...)

Party says domestic wealth creators not valued by the Irish State. Photograph: The Irish Times

The rate of universal social charge (USC) paid by the self-employed would be brought into line with PAYE workers under proposals from Renua. The part(...)

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