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Ian Marshall: was supported by most in Fine Gael, as well as Sinn Féin

Two Seanad byelection counts took place in Leinster House on Friday, with former Ulster Farmers’ Union president Ian Marshall and former Fine Gael TD (...)

Ian Marshall is “a certainty” to secure one of the seats, according to one Seanad source

Former president of the Ulster Farmers’ Union and strong anti-Brexit campaigner Ian Marshall is expected to win a Seanad seat when two byelections are(...)

Senator Trevor Ó Clochartaigh: “The retention of vibrant school communities with appropriate resources is essential to maintaining the overall sustainability of our offshore islands”

Island schools are struggling to provide students with minimum required teaching time or access to key second-level subjects. That is the warning in a(...)

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has approached  former president of the Ulster Farmers’ Union and strong anti-Brexit campaigner Ian Marshall to run for the seat vacated by  Trevor Ó Clochartaigh.

Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil are expected to agree an electoral deal over the filling of two vacant Seanad seats. “It makes sense, given the confidence(...)

Mary Lou McDonald acknowledged  there was an “issue to be addressed” following a number of resignations. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill

The decision by Sinn Féin leadership frontrunner Mary Lou McDonald to examine how the party is run follows high-profile resignations amid allegations (...)

Minister for Housing Eoghan Murphy has established a taskforce on AirBnB lettings and said it would report by the end of the year. Photograph: John MacDougall/AFP/Getty Images.

Minister for Housing Eoghan Murphy has disputed a report by property website Daft.ie showing an 11.2 per cent increase in rents in the last 12 months.(...)

Parliament Buildings in the Stormont Estate, Belfast, Northern Ireland. File photograph: Paul Faith/AFP/Getty Images

Fianna Fáil and Sinn Féin Senators clashed in the Seanad on Tuesday on the political impasse in Northern Ireland. Fianna Fáil Senator Ned O’Sullivan(...)

Kleber Medeiros, who was mistakenly deported from Ireland, reunited with his wife Harriet Bruce on Tuesday night at Dublin Airport. Photograph: Dave Meehan/The Irish Times

A Co Galway woman has been reunited with her husband after a six-month battle to have his deportation overturned. Kleber Medeiros arrived into Dubl(...)

Senator David Norris on Budget 2017: “I think it is a complete and utter waste of time. It has been leaked for weeks.”

David Norris spoke for many on Tuesday afternoon after Michael Noonan and Paschal Donohoe performed the traditional reading of the budget leaks into t(...)

Maura Hopkins busy canvassing in Wicklow town for the upcoming Seanad Éireann election 2016. Photograph: Garry O’Neill

On April 12th at around midday, Daithí de Róiste pulled up his car at the Springhill Hotel on the outskirts of Kilkenny. As he parked, he noted that(...)