Sean O Fearghail

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Robert Watt is moving from Merrion Street to Baggot Street to take up his new job as secretary general of the Department of Health. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Monopoly money is not just for Christmas, you know. So here are some sums. Cross the road outside Government Buildings on Merrion Street and turn lef(...)

The cost of the Oireachtas has come in €11 million under budget despite the Covid-related relocation to the Convention Centre

The Dáil may have extra sittings this year due to pressure for speaking time, the Ceann Comhairle has said. In a recent interview, Seán Ó Fearghaíl (...)

Minister for Justice Helen McEntee. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw/ The Irish Times/ File

The chair of the Oireachtas Committee on Justice has said a new Bill which would change the judicial appointments process should be subject to early s(...)

Eir headquarters. Photograph: Alan Betson

Customers of the State’s biggest telecoms operator were that worn down by its dire service standards, some seemed almost nostalgic for its semi-State (...)

Mr Justice Woulfe has been at the centre of controversy over his attendance at the Oireachtas golf society dinner in Clifden in August. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Taoiseach Micheál Martin has refused to bow to sustained opposition pressure that the Minister for Justice should make a statement to the Dáil on the (...)

Minister for Housing Darragh O’Brien. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Processes to examine legislation before it is formally presented in the Dáil and Seanad will be “closely monitored” and may be strengthened, Ceann Com(...)

RTÉ: Don’t stand too close.

Scarleh for everyone in RTÉ. Thoughts and prayers and all that. But the photographs of a number of the national station’s leading news broadcasters (...)

Last week eir came under fire in the the Dáil with Eamon Ryan describing its customer service as “totally unsatisfactory and something the company is going to have to address”. File photograph: Alan Betson

Both eir and Vodafone have made commitments to address serious issues with their customer service operations as a matter of urgency at separate meeti(...)

Minister for Justice Helen McEntee. Photograph Nick Bradshaw

A number of Government TDs have indicated that Minister for Justice Helen McEntee should answer questions in the Dáil on the appointment of former att(...)

Minister for Justice Helen McEntee. File photograph: Nick Bradshaw/The Irish Times

The Government is facing mounting pressure from the Opposition to facilitate a question and answer session with Minister for Justice Helen McEntee on (...)

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