Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin has called for the Government and opposition parties to take action to ensure media outlets are not pressured by “overbearing influences” in response to the Independent News and Media (INM) data breach controversy.
Mon, 09 Apr, 2018
Opposition leader Micheál Martin is to request a meeting with Health Minister Simon Harris to determine if any efforts are being made to ensure patients with genetic emphysema can continue to access a vital drug.
Sat, 17 Mar, 2018
The Taoiseach is now under mounting pressure to reveal his views on abortion after Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin backed the recommendations of the Oireachtas Committee on the Eighth Amendment.
Fri, 19 Jan, 2018
The moment when Galway manager Micheál Donoghue met his father Miko for the first time after their All-Ireland hurling final victory over Waterford, as captured by Morgan Treacy of Inpho, has been selected as the Irish Examiner sports desk's picture of the year.
Sat, 30 Dec, 2017
Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin has backed plans to allow abortions in fatal foetal abnormality, rape and incest cases but has stopped short of fully backing the Oireachtas abortion committee’s recommendations until he reviews them over the Christmas break.
Fri, 15 Dec, 2017
Fianna Fáil’s grassroots members have strongly backed a motion opposing “any attempt to diminish the constitutional rights of the unborn” despite party leader Micheál Martin calling for a free vote in any referendum to repeal the Eighth Amendment.
Mon, 16 Oct, 2017
The Government is facing calls to establish a Commission of Investigation into whistleblower claims against the Air Corps, after the terms of an independent report into the allegations were branded ‘farcical’ by Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin.
Sat, 07 Oct, 2017
The Government still plans to merge the USC with PRSI and alter tax levels for low-and middle-income earners despite Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin warning there is not enough money to do both and that it breaches the minority government deal.
Wed, 20 Sep, 2017
Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin has criticised “scaremongering” over the contentious Cork city boundary extension issue and has urged the two local authorities to “engage constructively” with the group set up to implement it.
Wed, 13 Sep, 2017
A righteous delivery is how Micheál Donoghue framed this victory and few could dispute him although we may have to wait for the dust to settle for him to point out exactly who were calling Galway “chokers” in the build-up to yesterday.
Mon, 04 Sep, 2017
MICHEÁL MARTIN’S willingness to consider entering into coalition with Fine Gael indicates his growing confidence as Fianna Fáil party leader and his maturity in recognising that inconclusive election results are becoming the norm here.
Mon, 31 Jul, 2017
The Mercy Hospital Foundation is looking to build a new cancer care centre by the end of 2018 but it is just one of a number of initiatives undertaken by chief executive Micheál Sheridan and the organisation.
Mon, 10 Jul, 2017
Relations between Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil have ‘plummeted’ amid accusations of breaches of faith between Taoiseach Leo Varadkar and Micheál Martin over the Máire Whelan affair.
Thu, 22 Jun, 2017
Sun, 16 Apr, 2017