The President of the Court of Appeal, the Attorney General and leading members of the legal profession have paid tribute to Mr Justice Brian McGovern on his retirement from the bench.
Mick Wallace has been reprimanded for using a swear word in the European Parliament.
“I want to also improve mental health services for Wexford, this county needs a University and we absolutely need to improve the supply of housing through the current planning network”.
Former Fine Gael by-election Verona Murphy is to announce on Tuesday whether she will run as an Independent candidate in Wexford in the upcoming General Election.
Michael Clifford looks back at the year that was.
In some quarters of the media, it has been said that Verona Murphy is only saying what a lot of people think.
The Government suffered a blow after failing to win any seats in four byelections yesterday, while Sinn Féin, Fianna Fáil and the Green Party celebrated their victories.
The Government has suffered a blow after failing to win any seats in four byelections which could provide clues before the whole country goes to the polls next year.
Fianna Fáil's Malcolm Byrne has said there is no place for racism in politics after being elected in the Wexford by-election.
The growing pains of this vibrant and bustling constituency are clear for all to see.
Mick Wallace was known as a straight talker in the Dáil and it will be a straight shootout between Fianna Fáil and Fine Gael to replace him.
The newest member of the Seanad has promised to represent farmers who want a new vision for agriculture in Ireland that is in tune with the environment and biodiversity.
A Garda Chief Superintendent has accused a whistleblower of an orchestrated campaign designed to prevent his promotion and of character assassination by politicians, a tribunal has heard.
They agreed the end of November would be the best time for the elections to replace TDs who had been elected to the European Parliament last May.
Fine Gael is only aiming to win one out of the four upcoming by-election seats.
Addressing his party colleagues in Cork the Taoiseach said May would be the best time for the country to go to the polls.
Four by-elections to fill Dáil seats left empty as a result of the European elections could take place on the same day in a "Super Friday" style election day as soon as the first half of November.
Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has signalled to a meeting of his Fine Gael ministers that he would prefer the upcoming by-elections to be held in November, even if his party is unlikely to win any of them.
Election fever is cranking up, with the Government setting in train plans to have ballot papers ready to go in the event of a snap general election.
Taoiseach Leo Varadkar is preparing to fight an early winter snap general election to win a third term for Fine Gael if a Brexit deal is hammered out by Halloween.
Fianna Fáil's Billy Kelleher has thanked the people of Cork North Central and said it was nice to leave the Dáil "on your own terms”.
The Dáil has voted to overhaul the National Development Plan to increase climate change measures and address massive overspending.
Miracles can happen. A week ago, we were told that it would take 28
Taoiseach Leo Varadkar's power to call four Dáil by-elections is likely to be taken from him, under rules which allow the Opposition have a say.
The Green Party’s Grace O’Sullivan has secured the fourth seat in Ireland South, with Fine Gael MEP Deirdre Clune taking the fifth, so-called Brexit seat.
The 20th count in the Ireland South constituency has seen the Green Party's Grace O'Sullivan secure the fourth seat while Deirdre Clune from Fine Gael claimed the fifth seat.
Outgoing Sinn Féin MEP Liadh Ní Riada said she her party needs to engage better with voters after a disappointing local and European election campaign.
Sinn Féin’s Liadh Ní Riada has conceded in the Ireland South constituency in the European Elections.
Be Bold. Two words plastered across a black and white image of Mick Wallace on a few sparsely dispersed billboards certainly made for a bold statement.
A full recheck and recount has been called in the Ireland South election.
Fianna Fáil’s Billy Kelleher has vowed to act as a strong voice on Brexit after becoming the second elected MEP in the Ireland South constituency.
Counting staff will begin the process of rechecking tomorrow morning at 9am and, if required, a full recount will begin next Tuesday.
Fine Gael's Deirdre Clune has made an incredible comeback in the Ireland South constituency and is now in contention to take the fourth seat.
The race for seats in Ireland South has heated up as Labour candidate Shelia Nunan and Fine Gael's Andrew Doyle have both been eliminated in the 15th count.
Fianna Fail TD Billy Kelleher described himself as "elated, honoured and humbled" after being elected to the European Parliament.
Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin is still holding onto the hope of winning two European seats in the Ireland South constituency as the marathon count continues.
Another day of drama is expected in the Ireland South count today, as Seán Kelly became the first MEP elected in the constituency.
So that’s Friday nearly wrapped up. Here’s some of the stories we published on irishexaminer.com today which we hope will help you make sense of it all this evening.
All four European parliament seats have been filled in Dublin but counting continues in South and Midlands-North West.
Independents 4 Change candidate Mick Wallace continues to be the surprise story of the Ireland South vote.
Dublin's four new MEP seats have finally been decided, after three days of counting.
Voters have lost faith in FF and FG but after Friday’s ballots the left remains as far away from power in Ireland as it ever has been. Gary Murphy examines why this is the case.
Cork North-Central TD Billy Kelleher has admitted he is in a “good position” after polling in second place in the first count in Ireland South, but says it is “far too early” to be certain of securing a seat.
Fine Gael's Sean Kelly has topped the poll in the first count for the European elections in the Ireland South constituency.
Grace O'Sullivan has admitted she has a massive battle on her hands to win a seat in the Ireland South constituency.
Ireland South candidate Mick Wallace has warned he will “remain a thorn in the side of the government” if he is elected as an MEP.
Counting has resumed for a second day in the Ireland South constituency where it now appears that exit polls were not accurate.
Sean Kelly is set to become the first MEP elected in Ireland South later today.
“I can't rule it out,” he said.
Taoiseach Leo Varadkar is not ruling out calling a snap general election in the Autumn if numbers are altered in the Dail.
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