Sean O Fearghail

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Soaking up the atmosphere: Mick Wallace in Brussels

Honest to God, isn’t it always the way? The one time you really need the Government jet for a very important engagement, the flippin’ thing starts ac(...)

Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin accused the Government of having an attitude of ‘let’s blame everybody else but ourselves’. Photograph: James Forde/The Irish Times

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar and Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin traded insults in the Dáil on Tuesday in a row over housing as the issue begins to domina(...)

The case is against the Ceann Comhairle and the Attorney General has been made a notice party.

The president of the High Court has said he may appoint a three-judge court to hear an action by four opposition TDs over the Ceann Comhairle’s refusa(...)

Members of the Youth assembly outside the Dáil on Friday. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

The following declaration on climate action was agreed by the Youth Assembly on Climate sitting in Dáil Éireann on Friday and formally presented to Ce(...)

Ceann Comhairle Sean O Fearghaíl TD, and RTE Director General RTE Dee Forbes with young people  taking  part in a one-day aYouth Assembly on Climate at Leinster House.Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

The exuberance and chants on the Kildare Street plinth were quickly replaced by quiet whispers once in the Dáil chamber, but young climate change acti(...)

A total of  157 young people have been selected to take part in a one-day Youth Assembly at the Dáil on climate action. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Chances are at least one or two future TDs are among the delegates at the first Youth Assembly on Climate Action taking place in the Dáil on Friday. (...)

Noel Grealish was nowhere near the Dáil chamber when Leaders’ Questions rolled around again. Photograph: Screengrab from Oireachtas TV

“I like statistics,” remarked the Taoiseach during a discussion on the crime rate in Cork. “I am a believer in science – this is Science Week – and (...)

A spokesperson for the Houses of the Oireachtas Commission confirmed  correspondence relating to the issue was sent to the commission by Social Democrats co-leader Catherine Murphy. File photograph: Nick Bradshaw

The body responsible for running the Houses of the Oireachtas will meet on Tuesday morning to discuss reforms to the Dáil’s expenses system following (...)

 Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht Josepha Madigan:  insisted she has nothing to apologise for. Photograph:  Nick Bradshaw for The Irish Times

Minister for Culture Josepha Madigan has insisted she has nothing to apologise for in sending a parliamentary question on funding for Traveller herita(...)

 Solidarity-People Before Profit  TD Bríd Smith: submitted a motion. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

A High Court challenge over the Ceann Comhairle’s decision not to allow a vote on changing Dáil standing orders so as to stop the Government blocking (...)

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