LATEST: Leadership contenders express relief at party meeting outcome

Latest: Speaking after the meeting, Minister for Housing Simon Coveney said Mr Kenny had shown an authority that would hopefully deliver a process and a transition that would be well managed that would keep the party together and the Government together

Jonathan Joseph left out of England squad for Italy game

Joseph is omitted from the 24-man squad

Why is Felix Sater at the centre of US power?

Timothy L O’Brien asks why Donald Trump — via one of his top advisers — is so close to a violent fraudster with mob connections who has tried to influence US foreign policy.   

Former Northern Secretary fears peace process at risk as Brexit gets underway

A former Northern Ireland Secretary says he is worried the peace process could unravel, as the Brexit process gets underway.

Child protection chief denies whistleblower sex abuse claim was malicious

There is no evidence child protection workers acted with "malice of intent" in the Garda whistleblower scandal, the head of the state child agency has said.