Maurice Quinlivan
Profile: Maurice Quinlivan (SF)

A newly elected for Limerick city, Sinn Féin’s Maurice Quinlivan took the second seat in his constituency and was elected ahead of finance minister M(...)

Paschal Donohoe: Under pressure to retain his seat in Dublin Central

The substantial churn of TDs at the last general election saw a number of ministers lose their seats. The biggest ever cull of office-holders conduct(...)

Sinn Féin President Gerry Adams TD during a launch of a new billboard. File  photograph: Collins

Sinn Féin is certain to have a good election and will build on its current tally of 14 TDs. The 12 deputies who are contesting again (with Cork’s San(...)

Sinn Féin president Gerry Adams speaks on Thursday with Geraldine Quinlivan  in  Clonlara, Co Clare. Photograph: Gerry Adams via Twitter

Whistle-stop tours by politicians to flood-hit areas can be “insulting”, according to Sinn Féin president Gerry Adams. Mr Adams, who met flood victi(...)

Flooding around the Parteen Weir in Co Clare yesterday in a view looking northeast towards Killaloe. Photograph: TISC

Met Éireann has warned of the the potential for more “nasty” weather over the next week. A status yellow rain warning was issued for Cork, Kerry and(...)

Flooding in the area of Corbally in Limerick. Photograph: PA

Waterways Ireland has defended its role in managing water levels in Limerick city when the Park Canal burst its banks, wreaking havoc in the Corbally (...)

Taoiseach Enda Kenny and Sinn Féin leader Gerry Adams who clashed in the Dáil  over allegations about the participation of Sinn Féin members in a protest in Limerick. Photograph: Alan Betson

Sinn Féin leader Gerry Adams has strongly denied a claim by the Taoiseach that party members engaged in insulting behaviour in Limerick on Monday nig(...)

Over 2,000 people living in older housing estates on the north side of Limerick city have been advised by the Health Service Executive (HSE) not to drink their water or use it for for preparing food, following the detection of elevated lead levels.

Irish Water was aware of elevated levels of lead in water in parts of Limerick city five days before residents were advised it was not safe to drink.O(...)

Hundreds of  households  on the north side of Limerick city are being advised not to drink their water following concerns over lead contamination. Photograph: Getty Images.

Hundreds more householders living on the north side of Limerick city are being advised not to drink their water following concerns over lead contamina(...)

Catherine Murphy TD (Independent) says that people needing housing assistance will have been “abandoned to the private sector”

The controversial new Housing Assistance Payment (HAP), which is to replace rent allowance from next year, will not work as promised without a major s(...)

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