A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
Timmy Dooley's comments came hours before the Taoiseach and Mr Johnson finally spoke on the phone this afternoon, six days after the new British PM was selected.
Tue, 30 Jul, 2019
Taoiseach Leo Varadkar said he cannot commit to publishing the awaited report into the Maria Bailey 'swing-gate' controversy.
Wed, 12 Jun, 2019
Tánaiste Simon Coveney says he is “frustrated” that much of the discussion about a directly elected Mayor for Cork, Limerick, and Waterford has focussed on the salary that would come with the position, and asked the public to inform themselves on the responsibilities of the role.
Fri, 17 May, 2019
Taoiseach Leo Varadakar tried to Zombie-fy people, on the streets of The Cranberries native Limerick, into voting for Fine Gael in the upcoming European and local elections.
Thu, 02 May, 2019
If Donald Trump has achieved anything that could be described as constructive it’s been to help create a political climate that has produced no fewer than 25 declared and likely Democrat contenders for the 2020 election, the opening primaries for which are scheduled for June in Florida.
Thu, 18 Apr, 2019
A privately-funded rapid transport network is being proposed for Dublin., Dublin Metro CEO, explains an alternative to the Government-supported project Metrolink Metro Dublin has a grand vision for the capital city’s public transport.
Wed, 13 Mar, 2019
Struggling mortgage holders must be offered debt write-downs instead of so-called foreign vulture funds, Paschal Donohoe has been told.
Thu, 22 Feb, 2018
A host of female Democratic senators have called on colleague Al Franken to resign amid allegations of sexual misconduct.
Wed, 06 Dec, 2017
A lawyer for White House adviser Jared Kushner has pushed back after a Senate committee said he had not been fully forthcoming in its probe into Russian election interference.
Sat, 18 Nov, 2017
Fine Gael senators have warned that the introduction of minimum alcohol pricing will see job losses and floods of shoppers crossing the border if changes are not enacted in the North at the same time.
Thu, 09 Nov, 2017
Donald Trump has lashed out at two Republican senators who condemned him for "debasing" US politics.
Wed, 25 Oct, 2017
Former US president George W. Bush has denounced bigotry in Trump-era American politics, warning that the rise of "nativism", isolationism and conspiracy theories have clouded the nation's true identity.
Thu, 19 Oct, 2017
The US government has announced it will not list the Pacific walrus as a threatened species based on diminished Arctic Ocean sea ice, concluding that the marine mammals have adapted to the loss.
Wed, 04 Oct, 2017
Fine Gael senators and TDs who blocked plans to limit the sale and promotion of alcohol earlier this year have demanded a meeting with Health Minister Simon Harris over his plans to force through the law change.
Wed, 30 Aug, 2017
President Donald Trump has offered reassurances to Texans who felt the wrath of Storm Harvey, promising residents during a visit to the state: "We are going to get you back and operating immediately."
Tue, 29 Aug, 2017
The new Lord Mayor of Cork says he is confident that a “fair compensation package” for the county council can be worked out to secure a city boundary extension.
Sat, 17 Jun, 2017
Here's your morning news bulletin.
Fri, 02 Jun, 2017
Two Fianna Fáil deputies are today putting a motion to the party, opposing plans to build the new National Children's Hospital at St James in Dublin.
Wed, 22 Feb, 2017
Here's your evening update.
Mon, 20 Feb, 2017
Fine Gael remain split over whether TDs should accept a pay increase which would see their salary jump by €5,400 over two years.
Sat, 15 Oct, 2016
Good afternoon. Here’s all the news you need to know this lunchtime.
Thu, 07 Jul, 2016
Presidential hopeful refuses to condemn supremacist’s backing
Tue, 01 Mar, 2016
As the US president prepares to make his final State of the Union address,says the widespread optimism that greeted his election has given way to division and acrimony.
Tue, 12 Jan, 2016
Politicians have been warned to stop using Oireachtas envelopes paid for by taxpayers to send out general election leaflets after "a number" of TDs and Senators were caught misusing the service.
Fri, 20 Nov, 2015
The first same-sex civil marriages should take place by November after the Cabinet approved legislation enabling the reform.
Thu, 17 Sep, 2015
FUNNY thing about Enda Kenny is that the attempt to take him out in 2010 was the making of him. Till then, for eight years since his election as party leader in 2002, he endured slights, put-downs and was at best just patronised by some of his own colleagues in Fine Gael.
Wed, 15 Apr, 2015
Join the Oireachtas and see the world… new figures show that the spend by TDs and senators on overseas travel last year increased from €218,799 to €230,313.
Sat, 11 Apr, 2015
A new bill which aims to regulate clamping on private property is being discussed by TDs and Senators this afternoon,
Thu, 19 Feb, 2015
Direct Provision centres are under scrutiny again today as delegation of TDs and Senators visit two complexes in Galway and Limerick.
Tue, 27 Jan, 2015
Sinn Féin will ask the President not to sign the Water Services Bill if it passes the legislative process this week.
Sun, 21 Dec, 2014
Senators debated the Water Services Bill into the early hours of this morning.
Sat, 20 Dec, 2014
Senators Averial Power, Jillian Van Turnhout and Fidelma Healy Eames have published legislation they say would guarantee all adopted people a right to their original birth cert.
Mon, 03 Nov, 2014
John McNultyconsider taking a seat in the Seanad if he wins next week's by-election, despite pulling out of the race.
Fri, 03 Oct, 2014
John McNulty has been asked to reconsider his decision to withdraw from the Seanad by-election.
Thu, 02 Oct, 2014
TDs and Senators are being asked to consider passing a law which would create a specific offence of child grooming for sexual exploitation.
Mon, 08 Sep, 2014
Members of Congress are falling over one another to show their support for Israel.
Wed, 30 Jul, 2014
Thu, 03 Apr, 2014
The Reform Alliance will host their public conference this afternoon in the RDS and you can follow live updates here from 10am.
Sat, 25 Jan, 2014
The HSE will start grilling specific voluntary hospitals and agencies embroiled in the top-ups controversy today over why they believe senior managers should be paid second salaries.
Thu, 05 Dec, 2013
It is never easy trying to put a bad marriage back together — especially when one half of it has so recently tried to kill the other.
Thu, 24 Oct, 2013
ABOLISH the Seanad and shut down the best chance we have of making politics truly representative. A reformed Seanad could offer a door to public office for the dark side of the moon of Irish life: the people who don’t have jobs.
Thu, 03 Oct, 2013
The chairman of Fine Gael said the party's rebel TDs and Senators are free to apply to rejoin the parliamentary party.
Mon, 16 Sep, 2013