Michael Martin

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As if more proof was needed that this country has a, well, complicated relationship with alcohol, it is provided on the Pat Kenny Show (Newstalk, week(...)

Paul Murphy during heated exchanges with  Taoiseach Leo Varadkar  in the Dáil

Solidarity TD Paul Murphy has written to the Ceann Comhairle accusing Taoiseach Leo Varadkar of defaming him when he accused Murphy of thuggery during(...)

Leo Varadkar said people ‘need to trust what gardaí say’ on  the witness stand. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Director of Public Prosecution (DPP) officials are extremely concerned by Taoiseach Leo Varadkar’s comments that Garda Commissioner Nóirín O’Sullivan (...)

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar. The battle between Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil has been recast by the change in leadership in the former. Photograph: Julien Warnand/EPA

Watching the Dáil exchanges at Leaders’ Questions this week was like one of those scenes in Planet Earth where two male buffalos, hippos or wildebeest(...)

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar. “The new Taoiseach needs to set Brexit preparation as the key economic priority.” Photograph: Aidan Crawley/Bloomberg

Leo Varadkar hasn’t got a bag of money to spend on spending increases and tax cuts in the October budget. This will complicate one of the key tasks he(...)

The election of Leo Varadkar as leader of Fine Gael does not represent a change in political direction, more a change in emphasis and the need to offe(...)

Minister for Local Government Simon Coveney: “I want to get something of significance done.” Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Minister for Local Government Simon Coveney has confirmed that expects to publish a 130 page report on local government reform in Cork before the star(...)

Gerry Adams and Micheál Martin are unlikely to be the party leaders heading up the coalition – but anything is possible. Picture: Oisin McHugh/FusionShooters

The unspeakable has entered conversation in a most casual manner. So far, it comes in asides and afterthoughts, but not yet as serious discussion. How(...)

My  Right2Ruralbroadband movement will be modelled on Right2Water. The first step towards my seat in the Dáil  is to establish that broadband is a human right and a public good

I am thinking of starting a populist movement. It might one day become a fringe political party that will dictate national policy on a big issue to la(...)

Minister for Local Government Simon Coveney has confirmed he expects to be in a position to publish the report of an advisory group looking at local g(...)

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