Tom Neville

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Taoiseach Leo Varadkar. “If High-Vis Varadkar had a favourite meal, it would be fresh sod and (video) clips.” Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

The name change passed us by, but since Leo took over as party leader it seems that FG now stands for Fluorescent Government, with High-Vis Varadkar e(...)

Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin’s strategy is to assemble a minority administration with a patchwork quilt of Labour, the Social Democrats, the Greens and others. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

The next general election, whenever it happens, will for the first time in a decade once more be a stand-up fight between Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil to(...)

Actors Joe McKinney, Tom Neville,  Michael Bates and Gerry Shanahan in a scene from Full Circle.

What does a busy TD do in the little spare time they have after looking after their constituents, and honouring their commitments in the Dáil? Hill w(...)

Simon Coveney characterised Leo Varadkar’s policy document as a “list of spending commitments”. Photographs: The Irish Times

The Fine Gael leadership contest has entered a new phase, with candidates Leo Varadkar and Simon Coveney exchanging barbs over policies published on M(...)

Leo Varadkar has not won yet but something huge has to change in the race for him not to win

The rush to Leo Varadkar continued on Friday as the middle ground in Fine Gael sensed the contest had shifted decisively towards the Dublin West TD. (...)

An Taoiseach Enda Kenny at the turning of the sod at the Sacred Heart Hospital Castlebar. Photo: Alison Laredo

Maria Bailey Dún Laoghaire I wouldn’t be supportive of the calls for him to stand aside by September. The most important thing is for us to foc(...)

Watched by Labour Party leader Joan Burton, the new Dáil’s youngest TD, Fianna Fáil’s Jack Chambers (25), makes his acceptance speech after being elected for the Dublin West constituency. Photograph: Alan Betson

25: There will be a number of young TDs taking seats in Leinster House for the new Dáil, and Fianna Fáil’s Jack Chambers claims the honour of being th(...)

Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin with Mary Fitzpatrick, who won automatic selection last week to be the sole candidate in her Dublin constituency, and Pat ‘The Cope’ Gallagher. Photograph: The Irish Times

Fianna Fáil’s strict application of its gender quota rules has resulted in another two women gaining selection as general election candidates witho(...)