The Independent TD Michael Healy-Rae has declined to comment following a report he was attending a funeral in South Kerry in June 2018 while signed into the Dáil for a key address by EU leader Jean-Claude Juncker.
Fri, 01 Nov, 2019
Justice Minister Charlie Flanagan has insisted a full investigation into the "illegal act" of TDs voting for colleagues while they are physically absent is needed - claiming some votes could be cast while TDs are out on "a skite".
Mon, 21 Oct, 2019
The Government has been urged to explain exactly how it spent more than €3bn worth of carbon tax income over the past decade amid fears that this year's €6 carbon tax budget hike will fail to be spent on climate matters.
Thu, 10 Oct, 2019
Former taoiseach Brian Cowen's family have said the seriously ill ex-politician has a "long road ahead" after confirming he is slowly recovering from a bleed on the brain earlier this month.
Mon, 22 Jul, 2019
Sources at every level within the Irish Prison Service have contacted theover the years to express concerns, ranging from sexual harassment to malpractice in the investigation of deaths in custody, writes
Fri, 21 Jun, 2019