Maire Whelan

Fianna Fáil have tonight played down growing speculation of an early election but warned that trust has been damaged in the wake of the Máire Whelan controversy.

Leo Varadkar: Fine Gael does not have to run judicial appointments by Fianna Fáil

The Taoiseach, Leo Varadkar, has offered an olive branch to Fianna Fáil, but he has also said his party has not broken the Government's confidence and supply agreement with Fianna Fáil.

Latest: Fianna Fáil calls on Máire Whelan to resign from Appeals Court

LATEST: Fianna Fáil has called on former Attorney General Máire Whelan to resign from her new role as Appeals Court judge and be forced to re-apply for it.