Sean Conlan

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Fine Gael’s new Minister for the Diaspora Jimmy Deenihan spoke in fewer Dáil and committee meetings than any other Minister, which he says could be explained by his frequent absences enforced by diplomatic trips abroad.Photograph: Alan Betson / THE IRISH TIMES

Fine Gael and Labour TDs have the lowest activity rates – in terms of speaking time and written questions – in Dáil Éireann.The number of written ques(...)

A former secretary of Fine Gael TD Seán Conlan claims she was physically prevented from leaving his office while “sobbing uncontrollably” after a heat(...)

Seán Conlan denies he harassed and bullied his former secretarial assistant, Cathy  Shevlin, and alleges she shared sensitive tally information with potential political rivals

A Fine Gael TD couriered a letter, written on his own Dáil headed paper, to a small business owner informing her she would be summonsed to an Employme(...)

 Fine Gael TD Seán Conlan (second left)  at  the Employment Appeals Tribunal yesterday. Photograph: Sasko Lazarov/Photocall Ireland

A prominent Fine Gael backbencher has denied he harassed and bullied a former staff member, alleging she shared sensitive tally information with pote(...)

Micheál Martin: described as “sinister’’ the manner in which the email had been leaked

Taoiseach Enda Kenny has dismissed out of hand an accusation by a Fine Gael backbench TD that he is attempting to damage his reputation. Seán Conlan (...)

Taoiseach Enda Kenny. File photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin today described as “sinister’’ the leaking of a letter to the Taoiseach about a diamond engagement ring, which a Fin(...)

Seán Conlan, a Deputy for Cavan-Monaghan, this morning said Enda Kenny needs to answer questions about how an email sent only to him and one other Minister by an antiques dealer had found its way into a national newspaper.

A Fine Gael TD has accused the Taoiseach and those close to him of an attempt to damage his reputation following leaks to a newspaper over a disput(...)

Minister for Finance Michael Noonan  urged TDs and Senators to focus on the economy and to “move on” from recent events .   Photograph: Eric Luke

Minister for Finance Michael Noonan has moved to defuse the controversy within Fine Gael over Mr McNulty and the Seanad byelection by urging TDs and S(...)

Minister for Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht Heather Humphreys who refused to answer questions from reporters this morning about the nomination of John McNulty. Photograph: The Irish Times

Minister for Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht Heather Humphreys refused to answer questions from reporters this morning about the nomination of John M(...)

Taoiseach Enda Kenny: made what amounted to an admission that the temporary appointment of Mr McNulty to Imma – he was a board member for only 13 days – should not have occurred and he undertook that it would never happen again . Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Taoiseach Enda Kenny has accepted responsibility for the appointment of Seanad byelection candidate John McNulty to the board of the Irish Museum o(...)

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