Category: Politics

Measures extending Stormont deadline and slashing MLA p...

There has been no functioning government in Stormont since May’s elections, with the DUP refusing to restore powersharing unless t...

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Michelle O’Neill challenges NI Secretary to do more to ...

Michelle O’Neill has challenged Northern Ireland Secretary Chris Heaton-Harris to do more to restore the Stormont institutions.The...

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Rabbitte lobbying for refugee role as Varadkar and Mart...

Discussions on December's Cabinet reshuffle — which will see Micheál Martin and Leo Varadkar switch positions — are due to get und...

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Golfgate senator in the running as Fine Gael to vote fo...

Fine Gael is to hold an internal election to decide its nominee for the position of Seanad Cathaoirleach which commands a salary o...

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‘A real kick in the teeth for ordinary people’ – Taoise...

The removal of the ban on banker bonuses is “twisted,” and shows Fine Gael is out of touch, Sinn Féin leader Mary Lou McDonald has...

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Lifting of restrictions on bankers' bonuses 'really twi...

Tipperary TD Mattie McGrath suggested that some nurses and healthcare workers are still waiting to receive the promised pandemic r...

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New chair of RTÉ board appointed by Government

The Government has appointed Siún Ní Raghallaigh, the former chief executive of Ardmore Studios and a founding member of TG4, as t...

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Motorway toll charge increases delayed by Cabinet but a...

Increases in tolls have been delayed for six months at a cost of €12.5m in taxpayer money.

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Cabinet briefing: bankers’ bonuses, new train carriages...

There is another busy Cabinet agenda this morning as the Taoiseach and his ministers gather in Government Buildings to discuss the...

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Kerry TD Danny Healy-Rae’s firm made €1 million profit ...

The plant-hire and civil engineering company owned by outspoken independent Kerry TD and farmer, Danny Healy-Rae enjoyed a record ...

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Cabinet to approve large purchase of new electric train...

The carriages will be used in the DART system as well as for a future rapid transit system in Cork.

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Cabinet to discuss easing rules on banker pay and bonus...

Finance Minister Paschal Donohoe is to recommend lifting the limits of banker pay and bonuses at State supported banks.

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Quarter of small landlords say they are likely to sell ...

A quarter of small landlords have said they are likely to sell up in the next five years.

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Gardaí and Government TDs reject Varadkar’s backing of ...

Garda representative groups and Coalition TDs have rejected Tánaiste Leo Varadkar’s backing of all gardaí to carry guns.

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Cabinet to discuss reducing workload of Equalities Mini...

The influx of refugees in the wake of the Ukraine crisis added greatly to the workload of the minister

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