Sinn Féin cannot say how many of its elected members are receiving special pay deals.
Fianna Fáil has been accused of wanting to punish people who paid water charges as the opposition party faced criticism for calling for a delay in refunding the 1m homes which paid.
Leo Varadkar will double the Government budget for arts, culture, and sport over seven years if elected Taoiseach.
Ticket sales should be limited for individuals and identity checks made in order to clamp down on ticket touting, TDs have said.
Fine Gael remain split over whether TDs should accept a pay increase which would see their salary jump by €5,400 over two years.
Members of Fine Gael have dismissed comments from John Halligan who has backed Simon Coveney as the next leader.
Fine Gael leader Enda Kenny has pledged to “intensify” efforts to form a lasting government and said that all options will be examined after calls for his party to open negotiations with Fianna Fáil.
Sinn Féin TDs and senators yesterday voiced their support for leader Gerry Adams over his continued backing for convicted tax evader Tom ‘Slab’ Murphy.
Social housing tenants will have part of their rents deducted directly from their dole but be able to retain housing support while in employment for the first time.
The Coalition’s failure to reduce tax relief for high-end pensions is protecting “a golden circle”, including ministers themselves, and is a conflict of interest, former minister Roisin Shortall declared.
Fine Gael backbench TDs admit they are being overwhelmed with queries about medical cards from pensioners, but say Health Minister James Reilly should be given the chance to instigate reforms.
Labour TDs and rebels within the party share a resigned view of the budget measures but some hold out hope for some type of U-turn on the more significant cuts unveiled.
Former Taoiseach Charlie Haughey made mistakes but had an exceptional political career, Taoiseach Bertie Ahern said tonight.
British and Irish government inaction over a common penalty points system for drivers on both sides of the border is allowing law breaking motorists to get away scott free, it was claimed today.
Poor regulation of driving instructors is putting the lives of learner drivers at risk, it was claimed today.
The Government must refuse the State transport company’s bid to raise fares or people will be turned off using public services, it was urged today.
Management at Aer Lingus agreed tonight to meet workers in a bid to avoid industrial action over restructuring plans at the airline.
NEXT month, Róisín Shortall could make political history.
LABOUR leadership candidate Roisin Shortall has ruled out coalition with Fianna Fáil if she gets the top job.
Roisin Shortall wants to be Labour Party leader.
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