Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin has again tried to shut the door on the possibility of entering coalition with Fine Gael, despite several of his TDs saying they would consider such a deal if the party is the stronger one after the election.
Thu, 11 Feb, 2016
Green Party leader Eamon Ryan has said he hopes to return to the Dáil with four TDs after the general election. He said that on a good day, he sees them coming home with a “team” to again establish the Green Party as a force in national politics.
Fri, 05 Feb, 2016
Taoiseach Enda Kenny has expressed full confidence in coalition partner Tanaiste Joan Burton, as the Labour leader faced Opposition claims of “cronyism” in appointing former trade union leader David Begg to a state board.
Wed, 20 Jan, 2016
Mon, 26 Oct, 2015
Some people who have experienced the trauma of a loved one’s suicide may gain solace from the new short-form death certificate that the Tanaiste Joan Burton intends to introduce. I am sure this is being done with good intention, but I will not gain any comfort from it.
Mon, 11 Aug, 2014