Sean Canney

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School secretaries gathered for a rally at the Dáil in January this year. File photograph: Nick Bradshaw/The Irish Times

The Government wants to regularise the employment, terms and conditions and pension rights of school secretaries, Tánaiste Leo Varadkar has told the D(...)

Notwithstanding the popularity of swimming across generations, its public health benefits and its capacity to boost enjoyment of life, the State’s track record of investment in public pools has been miserably underwhelming. Photograph: iStock

An illustration of a simple pleasure placed in long-term peril by the Covid-19 crisis surfaced at Thursday’s meeting of the Oireachtas budget oversigh(...)

Labour Party leader Alan Kelly appealed to the Government ‘not to kick this legislation down the road for six months’.File photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

The Government’s failure to introduce a statutory sick pay scheme is a breach of public health advice, the Dáil has been told. Labour leader Alan Kel(...)

Seán Canney. Photograph: Crispin Rodwell

The Government has been criticised as being “no better than the banks” as a mortgage scheme for first-time buyers pulls loan offers to borrowers whose(...)

Chris O’Sullivan with his specimen shore caught spur dogfish of 111cm caught in Kenmare Bay.

In an effort to alleviate the boredom of being restricted from casting a line at this time, I continue this week with a selection of extraordinary but(...)

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has been  clear that a third party is needed, not just Independents, to form a new government. Photograph: Leon Farrell/Photocall Ireland

It has almost become a ritual at this stage: a dull paragraph landing in inboxes midweek to report the latest turn of the wheel in the slow bicycle ra(...)

Seán Canney’s poll-topping performance has returned him to the new Dáil. Photograph: Laura Hutton

Seán Canney was one of the key independents in the outgoing Fine Gael-led government.He served as minister of state for natural resources, community a(...)

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar  speaking to the media at the election count in Phibblestown Community Centre yesterday. Photograph: Tom Honan

The results of this earthquake general election will continue to unfold but it is already clear that the landscape on which our politics happens has b(...)

Galway East returned all three sitting TDs - Sean Canney (Ind); Ciaran Cannon (FG) and Anne Rabbitte (FF), but the count was not without drama as the 21-year-old Sinn Féin candidate Louis O’Hara was very close to pulling off a shock win. Photograph: Kevin O’Sullivan

Galway East returned all three sitting TDs - Sean Canney (Ind); Ciaran Cannon (FG) and Anne Rabbitte (FF), but the count was not without drama as the (...)

Data from the Ipsos MRBI exit poll commissioned by the Irish Times, RTÉ and UCD.

The dead heat between the three biggest parties in the general election reflects a remarkable generational divide between those who voted for the two (...)

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