Mary Regan

Mary Regan

Family of drowned man will take civil case against Garda Síochána

Family of drowned man will take civil case against Garda Síochána

The family of a young man who drowned in the Dublin docklands ten years ago, after a botched resp...

Minority governments will be the new normal

Minority governments will be the new normal

Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil have gained ground since 2016 and are set to remain big players in an increasingly fragmented Dáil

State response to school safety concerns too slow and secretive

State response to school safety concerns too slow and secretive

The government’s reluctance to bring building issues to light means it still has plenty of questions to answer

Sinn Féin loses on the double as protest vote fails to materialise

Sinn Féin loses on the double as protest vote fails to materialise

The winner was never in doubt, but the runner-up is the star of the show

Plain and simple truth

Plain and simple truth

The presidential election is a microcosm of the modern tendency to reduce politics to sloganeering and media stunts

Rumour with intent to smear a sergeant

Rumour with intent to smear a sergeant

Mr Justice Peter Charleton’s report finds ‘bizarre coincidences’ were deliberately twisted by the former Garda commissioner and press officer to vilify whistleblower Maurice McCabe

Stormy winter ahead but spring election looks likely

Stormy winter ahead but spring election looks likely

With Fianna Fáil offering to support the government until after a possible Brexit deal, the country can expect to go to the polls in the early part of 2019

Gloves come off as parties prepare for talks on a new deal

Gloves come off as parties prepare for talks on a new deal

Both Fianna Fáil and Fine Gael expect overtures to be made imminently to arrange a process for negotiations to get underway between both sides for a renewal of the confidence and supply deal

No giveaways, but a pre-election budget it is

No giveaways, but a pre-election budget it is

Paschal Donohoe’s Budget 2019 will fire the opening shots in the next general election campaign

Death in the Docklands

Death in the Docklands

Ten years after a young man drowned in the Grand Canal basin, a judicial report into the circumstances of his death has not offered the answers that his family were hoping for

Garda response to 999 calls were ‘confused’ and ‘inadequate’

Garda response to 999 calls were ‘confused’ and ‘inadequate’

A series of failures was identified in how An Garda Síochána responded to alerts in the lead-up to the drowning of a young man in the Dublin docklands

The Post Podcast: The build up to Budget 2019

The Post Podcast: The build up to Budget 2019

Public Affairs Editor Mary Regan is joined by Political Correspondent Hugh O'Connell for the latest Post Podcast

Following the Áras money

Following the Áras money

The presidential office’s large annual allowance has surprised many, but MEPs’ expenses are also shrouded in mystery

From boardroom to ballot box

From boardroom to ballot box

High-flying entrepreneurs often find regular politics frustrating but, in Ireland, a business background could be a bonus in the office of President

FG and FF are playing a game of election chicken

FG and FF are playing a game of election chicken

Leo Varadkar holds most of the cards, but Micheál Martin’s wily ways could outfox him