All eyes will be on Fine Gael’s special parliamentary party meeting this afternoon where TDs and senators will discuss their views on plans to repeal the Eighth Amendment and allow unrestricted access to abortion up to 12 weeks of pregnancy.
Mon, 15 Jan, 2018
Simon Coveney’s campaign team have urged grassroots Fine Gael members to “turn” national politicians supporting Leo Varadkar, after two Clare TDs controversially backed his rival just hours after the Housing Minister visited their constituency.
Sat, 20 May, 2017
Fianna Fáil TD Seán Ó Fearghaíl has promised to deliver substantial reform of how the Dáil is run now he has been elected ceann comhairle. He is the first to be elected by secret ballot.
Fri, 11 Mar, 2016
Ireland went over the fiscal cliff in 2005 as a direct result of poor political policies and reckless bank lending, but did not realise the situation until 2008 — when it was no longer a case of whether there would be a crash but how bad it would be.
Thu, 28 Jan, 2016
The refusal of the European Central Bank (ECB) to allow the burning of bondholders in 2010 amounted to “a one-sided extortion” of the Irish Government, a so-called minority report by a leading member of the Banking Inquiry has found.
Tue, 26 Jan, 2016