Tóibín's departure from Sinn Féin was inevitable after he so openly campaigned against repeal in last May’s referendum, appearing on RTÉ’s Prime Time to debate with Minister for Health Simon Harris
The New Yorker staff writer Patrick Radden Keefe dives deep into Jean McConville's story and the horrors that befell her orphaned children, many of whom ended up in care, in this vivid account of the Troubles
Former Fine Gael TD and senator Maurice Manning said he was 'disappointed' that a recommendation for online registration and downloading of ballot papers appears to have been dropped
The former justice minister Alan Shatter criticised two tweets by Coveney last Monday, including one in which the Minister for Foreign Affairs accused the US ambassador to Israel, David M Friedman, of making 'another unhelpful statement'
Though the former Sinn Féin TD has started well, there is little evidence that there is a huge desire among voters for a new party, or that they have grown tired of the existing ones
The DUP is committed to preserving the status quo - except for Britain’s membership of the EU. It could shape the Brexit deal, but what happens then for the party that doesn’t like to look too far ahead, as Britain goes through some seismic changes?
The DUP’s Brexit spokesman seized on the recent remarks by Leo Varadkar where he said “if we did end up with a no-deal situation, we would find ourselves having to negotiate a ‘no-deal deal’ quite soon thereafter”.
Former communications minister comes out fighting
Independet Alliance minister Shane Ross has contacted senior Department of Justice officials to g...
FoI releases show Taoiseach knew of close relationship with former minister, as PAC prepares to examine national broadband tender process. Hugh O’Connell and Jack Horgan-Jones report
Agreement allowed former Sinn Féin TD to engage with media as long as he gave party’s position before outlining his own
The findings of an investigation into how allegations of serious sexual harassment in the Irish P...
The calls came as EU leaders are expected to formally sign off on Britain’s withdrawal agreement today before a crucial vote in Westminster next month