Sean O Fearghail

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Bosnian Muslim women pray over the caskets of 71 victims of the 1995 Srebrenica massacre, at the memorial cemetery in Potocari, near the eastern Bosnian town of Srebrenica, on July 11th, 2017. File photograph: EPA

TDs stood in the Dáil for a minute’s silence to mark the 25th anniversary of the Srebrenica genocide, considered the worst atrocity in Europe since th(...)

Tánaiste Leo Varadkar: Admits it is “very unusual” not to have a senior minister from the west. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

In his first Dáil appearance as Heather Humphreys’s replacement, Tánaiste Leo Varadkar confirmed what many were thinking about the botched delivery of(...)

Bríd Smith: “This is a war on workers, and it is time for workers to fight back”

Ceann Comhairle Seán Ó Fearghaíl has written to People Before Profit Deputy Bríd Smith saying he is reviewing her comments in relation to a High Court(...)

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar was shooed away from the chamber by the Ceann Comhairle while his question and answer session was still in full swing

The co-leader of the Social Democrats was taking a dim view. She addressed Leo Varadkar on his first day back after his Topless Taoiseach Picnic Shame(...)

An image shared on social media at the weekend of Taoiseach Leo Varadkar and his partner Matt Barrett meeting two friends in the Phoenix Park in Dublin.

Leo Varadar is due in the chamber at midday on Wednesday for his first Dáil appearance of the week. It is likely to be his only one because the follow(...)

Discussions are under way about the possibility of party whips ensuring that only a representative number of TDs need to be in the chamber at the time of any votes on the legislation to avoid members sitting too close to each other. File photograph: Alan Betson

The Dáil and Seanad will sit next week to pass emergency social protection legislation to assist private sector workers affected by coronavirus. Tána(...)

Knees up: Fianna Fáil Senator Diarmuid Wilson gets a friendly knee from Labour’s Alan Kelly  on the Plinth on Thursday. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw for The Irish Times

In the middle of a national health crisis no less, a senior politician currently contesting his party’s leadership was clearly observed doing the Huck(...)

Speaking before the Dáil met on Thursday, Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin announced that he would ask Fine Gael leader Leo Varadkar in the coming days to engage in talks on government formation. Photograph: Maxwell Photography

As expected, the first meeting of the 33rd Dáil managed to elect a ceann comhairle but not a taoiseach. The same scenario first played out in 1989, an(...)

Members of the Healy-Rae family perform outside Leinster House on Kildare Street, Dublin. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

Outside Leinster House it was like the prelude to a boyband concert. A high-spirited crowd, dressed to the nines and giddy with excitement, held homem(...)

Re-elected Ceann Comhairle Sean Ó Fearghaíl and Taoiseach Leo Varadkar  during the first sitting of the 33rd Dáil in Dublin. Photograph: Maxwell Photography/PA

Ceann Comhairle Seán Ó Fearghaíl is to write to the speakers of the Northern Assembly and the House of Commons for an urgent meeting about strengtheni(...)

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