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‘Fianna Fáil and Fine Gael did not want Sinn Féin to enter Government.’: Mary Lou McDonald speaks on coalition government at party ardfheis

Sinn Féin passed a motion at its ardfheis on Friday evening agreeing to enter coalition as a junior party in Government. Despite a number of reservat(...)

Sinn Féin TD Eoin Ó Broin has been directed by the party, along with SF TDs Jonathan O’Brien and Peadar Tóibín, not to engage in public disputes over the abortion issue. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Sinn Féin’s political opponents often describe the party as a cult but, on one issue at least, it is just like all other parties: views among members (...)

Meath West Peadar Tóibín criticised the Oireachtas Committee on the Eighth Amendment for an alleged imbalance in its list of witnesses.  Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill.

Sinn Féin has issued a direction to a number of TDs to stop engaging in public disputes online. The action was taken after several TDs criticised com(...)

Humphreys said it was deeply worrying that Michael Colgan, above, could have been “so misguided in respect of what he felt were his freedoms to interact with the women who came forward”. Photograph: Matt Kavanagh

Minister for Culture Heather Humphreys declined to be drawn on the apology by the former director of the Gate Theatre, Michael Colgan, at the weekend (...)

Peadar Tóibín holds different views on abortion than many of his Sinn Féin colleagues.

Sinn Féin TDs have distanced themselves from the views of their colleague Peadar Tóibín, who on Sunday criticised the Oireachtas Committee on the eigh(...)

Theatre-maker Grace Dyas called on those who were on the Gate Theatre’s board at the same time as Michael Colgan to step down. Photograph: Alan Betson

Minister for Culture Heather Humphreys has announced a number of measures to address sexual harassment and abuse of power in the arts and culture sect(...)

Sinn Féin president Gerry Adams:  “We are very much in support of the repeal of the eighth amendment in the Constitution, we want to see that gone.” Photograph: Mark Marlow/PA Wire

Sinn Féin’s executive body is to table a motion at the party ardfheis later this month recommitting to a policy of allowing abortion in the case of ra(...)

A report by an Oireachtas committee has said the State should  invest 0.6 per cent of GDP in the arts. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

The cultural rights of Irish citizens should be recognised and protected through an Amendment to the Constitution, a report from the Oireachtas joint (...)

Minister for Transport Shane Ross. Photograph: Alan Betson/File

Legislation being sought by Minister for Transport Shane Ross to overhaul judicial appointments is unlikely to be passed for the summer due to a new p(...)

Tributes have been paid in the Dáil to Michael Noonan who announced he will stand down as Minister for Finance and retire from politics at the next general election. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times.

Tributes have been paid in the Dáil to Michael Noonan who announced he will stand down as Minister for Finance shortly and retire from politics at the(...)

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