Jennifer Bray

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Documentation circulated amongst members of the Oireachtas business committee state that a number of today’s witnesses were unwilling to attend together for more than one two-hour session’. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

The Oireachtas has been told that it would be a breach of Covid-19 guidelines for witnesses in Leinster House to be in the same place together for mor(...)

A view of electronic voting facilities in the Dáil. File photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

An expert review into electronic voting in the Dáil has recommended installing extra cameras in the chamber at a cost of about €50,000 to prevent TDs (...)

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar TD speaking to media as he visited the Covid-19 Community Assessment Hub in DCU Collins Avenue on Wednesday. Photograph: Leon Farrell/Photocall Ireland/PA Wire

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has said the daily numbers of deaths, new cases and ICU patients associated with coronavirus suggest the conditions are not yet(...)

Sinn Fein leader Mary Lou McDonald says she is no longer infected or infectious. Photograph: Laura Hutton

Sinn Féin leader Mary Lou McDonald has tested positive for coronavirus, she has confirmed in a statement. Ms McDonald received a positive diagnosis f(...)

 Chief medical officer Dr Tony Holohan: he is talking to his Northern  counterpart Michael McBride five times daily.  Photograph: Dave Meehan

Inside the grey and modern building that houses the North-South Ministerial Council on Upper English Street in Armagh, political leaders from both sid(...)

Garda public order unit in Temple Bar as pubs in that area of Dublin close in interest of public health on Sunday. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

The decision to close the country’s pubs in a bid to stem the coronavirus epidemic will decimate the industry and put some bars out of business, indus(...)

Newly re-elected Ceann Comhairle Seán Ó Fearghaíl in the Dáil on Thursday. Photograph: Oireachtas TV

Seán Ó Fearghaíl is a former Fianna Fáil chief whip who served as the ceann comhairle in the last Dáil. He was the first person to be elected as ceann(...)

Róisín Shortall (65) was one of the Labour TDs who swept in to the Dáil on the “Spring tide” in 1992 and has been a high-profile TD since then. She m(...)

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has been elected in Dublin West after fifth count. Phograph:   Liam McBurney/PA Wire

Fine Gael will “do its duty” and lead the Opposition if it cannot form a government, Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has said. In such a scenario he would see(...)

 Sinn Féin leader Mary Lou McDonald speaks to the press at a count centre in Dublin. Photograph: Aidan Crawley/EPA

As counting continued on Sunday in the general election, Sinn Féin leader Mary Lou McDonald said she had been in touch with the Greens, Social Democra(...)

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